Thu, 25 Jan 2018, 18:30
LSE, London, Old Theatre, Old Building, Houghton St., London , WC2A 2AE
Hosted by the International Inequalities Institute and Department of Anthropology at LSE
Our panel examines how economic growth in India entrenches social difference of tribe, caste and class and has transformed identity-based discrimination into new forms of exploitation and oppression.
Philippe Bourgois is Professor of Anthropology, University of California, Los Angeles.
Jens Lerche (@JensLerche) is Reader in Labour and Agrarian Studies, SOAS.
Alpa Shah (@alpashah001) is Associate Professor (Reader), Department of Anthropology, LSE.
Katy Gardner is Head of Department of Anthropology, LSE.
The International Inequalities Institute at LSE (@LSEInequalities) brings together experts from many LSE departments and centres to lead critical and cutting edge research to understand why inequalities are escalating in numerous arenas across the world, and to develop critical tools to address these challenges.
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