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SAI Event Topic : Fellows Seminar


Rethinking Mizo Nationalism in Contemporary India

Rethinking Mizo Nationalism in Contemporary India

In this talk, Roluahpuia, the Mittal Institute’s 2018-19 Raghunathan Family Fellow, will explore how and why politics among the Mizos continue to remain nationalistic in India and how to understand this phenomenon in contemporary India. This discussion will be moderated by Virginius Xaxa, Visiting Professor at the Institute for Human Development.

Building Resilience through Mobile Money

Building Resilience through Mobile Money
Can mobile money help the rural poor become more resilient to climate change shocks? Imtiaz ul Haq presents new evidence using satellite data from the world’s most successful mobile money market, Kenya, and discusses how the findings translate to South Asia. Imtiaz ul...

South Asia Without Borders Seminar: Citizenship of the Outcastes

South Asia Without Borders Seminar: Citizenship of the Outcastes
The panel will discuss conceptions of “citizenship” in India as related to caste and indigeneity. The discussion will be an opportunity to explore the ways that citizenship and belonging have been constructed through exclusion and marginalization based on social,...

Fellows Seminar: The Question of Tribes in Northeast India

Fellows Seminar: The Question of Tribes in Northeast India

Ziipao posits that road building has always been an act of power, which has at different times been leveraged to smooth relationships, secure borders, (dis)connect people, enable trade, create spaces of contestation, or dilute boundaries between varied ethnic groups.