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Ravinder Kaur | Brand Nationalism in Post-Reform India

February 27, 2017 -
12:30pm to 2:00pm
Encina Hall West Room 219

Free and Open to the Public

Ravinder Kaur is Associate Professor of Modern South Asian Studies in the Department of Cross Cultural and Regional Studies, University of Copenhagen where she also directs the Centre of Global South Asian Studies. She is currently engaged in two long-term research projects. The first focuses on post-reform India’s transition into an attractive ‘emerging market’ in the global political economy, and second, explores the yet unfolding connections between Asia and Africa via a study of new business connections between India, China and Ethiopia. She is the Primary Investigator of two major projects ‘Nation in Motion: Globalization, Governance and Development in New India’ (2010-2015) and ‘Emerging Worlds: Explorations of New South-South Connections’ (2014-2018). Her previous research focused on the questions of forced migration, refugee resettlement, social class and caste and the making of modern citizenship during India’s Partition in 1947. She is the author of Since 1947: Partition Narratives among Punjabi Migrants of Delhi (Oxford, 2007), editor of Religion, Violence and Political Mobilization in South Asia (Sage, 2005), co-editor of ‘Governing Difference: Identity, Inequity and Inequality in India and China’, Special Issue, Third World Quarterly (2012), co-editor of ‘Aesthetics of Arrival: Spectacle, Capital, Novelty in post-reform India’, Journal Special Issue, Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power (2016), and most recently, co-editor of ‘Social Mobility in Post-reform India’, Journal Special Issue, Contemporary South Asia (2016). 

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