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Princeton South Asia Conference

6-7 April 2018 in Princeton, USA.
The conference on Anxiety and Authority in South Asia will be held on April 6-7, 2018 in Princeton, NJ.

At a time when a politics of anxiety appears to have led to a surge in populism across the world, this conference invites applicants to probe anxiety as a public phenomenon in South Asia in both historical and contemporary contexts. Papers may engage, but need not limit themselves to, any of the following topics related to the conference theme:

  • Empire and Colonial Difference
  • Movement and Migration
  • Gender, Caste and Social Hierarchies
  • Tradition and Modernity
  • Propaganda and Mass Media
  • The environmental crisis
  • Finance and Speculation
  • Identity and Culture
  • Science and Development
  • Infrastructure and Urban Crisis

Proposals should be submitted by January 5, 2018.

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