Borders, Diversity and Citizenship in India

Borders, Diversity and Citizenship in India
Borders, Diversity and Citizenship in India
Conférence

While the traditional understanding of citizenship and belonging in the Indian context has been changing in recent decades, this panel discussion will analyse some of the issues related to such contestations in India. It will mark the launch of the books by Gorky Chakraborty “Citizenship in Contemporary Times: The Indian Context” (Routledge, 2023) and “Negotiating Borders and Borderlands: The Indian Experience” (Orient Blackswan, 2023).

Welcome and introduction:

Book presentation:

  • Gorky Chakraborty, Associate Professor at Institute of Development Studies Kolkata (IDSK), Kolkata, India

Discussant:

  • Lipin Ram, Postdoctoral Researcher, Bremen University

Comments:

Moderator:

  • Christine Lutringer, Executive Director and Senior Researcher, Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy
     

Gorky Chakraborty, is an Associate Professor at Institute of Development Studies Kolkata (IDSK), Kolkata, India. He hails from the Brahmaputra valley in Assam and academically engages with development related issues on Northeast India. He is presently engaged with studies on citizenship, borderlands, river islands and regional studies.

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13 octobre 2023