TOIndia Summer School 2021_Politics, Development and Social Change in Contemporary India _ online edition

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Summer Program
July 5, 2021
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Social Sciences, South Asian History / Studies

5-9 July 2021       One week of lectures, seminars, interactive sessions. Online edition

One year of unrest: Emergency policies and protest at the time of Covid-19 pandemic

From the shocking images of masses of workers flocking streets, stations and railway lines after the lockdown was announced in the subcontinent, to those of the farmers rallies that from Punjab moved to the outskirts of Delhi: instances of unrest emerged powerfully in the past year, bringing to light an increasing tension between developmental policies and the extreme marginalisation of wider strata of society. Through an interdisciplinary approach, the School provides a broad insight to disentangle recent political, economic and socio-cultural tensions in contemporary India.



Jan Breman [University of Amsterdam]

C.P. Chandrashekar [JNU, New Delhi]

Arun Thiruvengadam [Azim Premji University, Bangalore]

Subir Sinha [SOAS, London]

Thomas Blom Hansen [Stanford University]

Matilde Adduci [SOAS, London]

Alpa Shah [LSE, London]

Ravinder Kaur [University of Copenhagen]

The Polis Project

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