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.