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South Asia Early Career Researchers’ Workshop: Day 2

When: Tuesday, June 21, 2022, 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Where: First Floor Sofa Room Department W, 81 Mile End Road, Queen Mary University of London, London, E1 4UJ

A two-day workshop organised by the UCL South Asia Network, the UCL Global Engagement Fund, and the QMUL Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences


1000-1215 PANEL 4

Chair: Pushpa Arabindoo

Debolina MAJUMDER, ‘The Capital Under Construction: Creating Labour Informality and Privatizing Everyday Life in Late Colonial Delhi (1911-46)’

Parshati DUTTA, ‘How to Murder a Metropolis. Lessons In Urbicide from The City Of Srinagar: Analysing State Sanctioned Urban Re-Organisation and Citizens’ Reactions in the Summer Capital of Occupied Kashmir’

Matt BIRKINSHAW, ‘“Mafia” Means People that do Qabza: Water, Land and Local Authority in South Delhi’

Shreyashi DASGUPTA, ‘Tax Collector as a “Street Level Bureaucrat”: Property Tax, Low-Income Housing, and Urban Governance In Dhaka’

Jaffer Ali BASHIR, ‘Land, Blood, and Water Relations in Canal-Irrigated Baluchistan’

1215-1315 LUNCH

1315-1515 PANEL 5

Chair: Chris Moffat

Laila BORRIE, ‘Indo-lranian Diasporas of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: Traders, Wives, Border Runners and Citizens’

Munira MUTAHER, ‘South Asian Creative Counter-Culture in London: Belonging and Solidarity’

Nandita DUTTA, ‘The Politics of Diasporic Placemaking in South Asian Beauty Salons in London’

Samraghni BONNERJEE, ‘Regulating Difference, Policing Care: Indian Soldiers and Access to Healthcare during the First World War’

1515-1530 COFFEE

1530-1730 PANEL 6

Chair: Lipika Kamra

Kavita DATTANI, ‘Datability: Endogamous Social Intimacies on Digital Dating Apps in Mumbai’

Mallika LEUZINGER, ‘Archival Traffic: Crowdsourcing History in South Asia’

Claire CRAWFORD, ‘Navigating New Colonialities: The Feminist Movement and Digital Governance in India’

Pradyumna JAIRAM, ‘Crafting Privileged Narratives of History’

Abstracts ECR workshop South Asia 20-21 June 2022 [DOC 38KB]

Speakers Bios ECR Workshop South Asia 20-21 June 2022 [DOC 22KB]

About the Organisers

Tariq Jazeel and Jagjeet Lally, UCL Centre for the Study of South Asia and the Indian Ocean World (CSSA)
Layli Uddin and Philippa Williams, QMUL South Asia Forum (SAF)

Supported by the UCL South Asia Network, the UCL Global Engagement Fund, and the QMUL Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences

There are a few spots available for the daytime workshops so if people want to come please can they get in touch with Dr Philippa Williams or Dr Layli Uddin.

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