SCA Node-Workshop 'Displacements in South Asia: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives'

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April 20, 2018 to April 21, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, South Asian History / Studies

We are pleased to announce that the Kolkata node workshop 'Displacements in South Asia: Historical and Contemporary Perspective' organised as a local node of the Society for Cultural Anthropology's (SCA) virtual conference 'Displacements', will be held at Jadunath Bhavan Museum and Resource Centre,10 Lake Terrace, Ballygunge, Kolkata 700029, on April 20, Friday from 9:30am - 5:30pm and April 21, Saturday from 10:00am - 4:30pm. The workshop is organised in collaboration with the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta (CSSSC). 

The Kolkata node workshop 'Displacements in South Asia' aims to engage with the SCA virtual conference on displacement, as well as to generate discussions on historical and contemporary displacements in South Asia. This international and interdisciplinary workshop seeks to engage in theoretical and methodological issues on different modalities of displacement and movement more broadly.

Invited Speakers

Professor Bhaskar Chakrabarty, University of Calcutta

Professor Samir Kumar Das, University of Calcutta

Professor Manas Ray, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta



Amanda Lanzillo (Indiana University, Bloomington)

Anindita Chakrabarty (Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai)

Anisa Bhutia (Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai)

Debarati Bagchi (Adamas University, Kolkata)

Geetha Ganga (D.G. Vaishnav College, Chennai)

Piya Srinivasan (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi)

Sreya Sen (University of Calcutta)

Subhasri Ghosh (Asutosh College, Kolkata)


For more details of the workshop including programme schedule see,

For registration visit:

Admission is free and open to all. 


Contact Info: 

Any query regarding the workshop should be directed to node co-organizers: Aditi Mukherjee (Leiden University) and Calynn Dowler (Boston University) at