Abstracts & Papers

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Panel I: Writing Agency

Encompassing the Totality of Women’s Experiences: Indian Feminist Publishing, 1984-Present - Elen Turner, Australian National University

Gender Equity and Inheritance Reform: Evidence from Rural India - Rachel Brulé, Stanford University

Panel II: Technologies of Development

In    Quest    of   Plenty:    Hunger    and Agricultural    Technology    in   India,   1955-67 - Madhumita Saha, Iowa State University

Standards of Living: National Design of Small Industries (1958—1975) - Anthony Acciavatti, Princeton University

Hubs and Hintrelands: Tracing a Lamenting Urbanity along a Rural-Urban Corridor - Atreyee Majumder, Yale University

‘Developing’ a borderland: Geopolitical Implications in India’s Northeast - Babyrani Yumnam, SUNY Binghamton

Panel III: Claims-Making and Governmentality

A Bottom-Up View of the State: Investigating citizen claim-making strategies in rural India - Gabrielle Kruks-Wisner, Harvard University

State Histories and Community Ethnographies: Shifting Agriculturalists, Regional States and the East India Company in Darjeeling, 1800 to 1850s - Catherine Warner, University of Washington

Love in the Time of PTSD: Loss, Longing, and Addiction in Kashmir – Saiba Varma, Cornell University

Panel IV: Negotiating Marginality

The Theatre of the Check Post in South Asia: Humiliation, Harassment and Resistance: Afghans in Pakistan & Kashmiris in India - Sanaa Alimia, School of Oriental and African Studies

Choreographing Inclusivity: The Tree, the Dancer, and the Nation - Feriyal Aslam, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics

Negotiating Collective Identity for Differentiated Citizenship: Processes of Articulation and Positioning in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh - Nausheen Quayyum, York University

Panel V: Spaces and Places of Belonging

City of Edges - Aneesha Dharwadker, Harvard University

The One Who Speaks: Possession, Healing, and the Poetics of Place Making - Aftab Singh Jassal, Emory University

The Ground beneath their Feet: Articulating property regime to the social life of an urban neighbourhood - Madhura Lohokare, Syracuse University