School of Geography

Digital Politics & Politics of the Digital in India

21 June 2019

Time: 10:00am - 2:30pm
Venue: Room 202, Graduate Centre, Queen Mary University of London

Speakers at this workshop will be:

Shakuntala Banaji & Ramnath Bhat, LSE
The invisible political: WhatsApp groups, misinformation and the circulation of a politics of hate

Amogh Sharma, University of Oxford
Internet Hindus: The New Digitial Foot-Soldiers of Hindo Nationalism India?

Santanu Chakrabarti, BBC World Service
Title TBC

Ed Anderson, University of Cambridge / LMU Munich
The Indian Diaspora, long-distance (trans)nationalism, and the internet

Lipila Kamra, O.P. Jinal Global University & Philippa Williams, Queen Mary
WhatsApp, elections and everyday political life in India

Nabeela Ahmed, King’s College London |
Going beyond the digital divide – gender, migration and precarity in urban India

For more information and to join the discussion please contact Philippa Wiliams: p.williams@qmul.ac.uk