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Prof. Veena Das Blog Post on Anthropological Theory Commons

In this blog post on Anthropological Theory Commons, Veena Das argues for the importance of vernacular intellectuals to help us understand how torture has become a routine tool of national security within democracies and to shake off the complacency and moralism that has seeped into anthropological discourse.

Prof. Anand Pandian Awarded Infosys Prize 2019 in Social Sciences

“The Infosys Prize 2019 in Social Sciences is awarded to Prof. Anand Pandian for his brilliantly imaginative work on ethics, selfhood and the creative process. Pandian’s research is notable for its originality and virtuosity. His writing pushes the boundaries of how anthropologists render into words the worlds they encounter. Innovative in concept and structure, and […]