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Copenhagen double lecture with two Lund University researchers

May 2, 2013 - 13:15

The Centre of Global South Asian Studies at the University of Copenhagen invites to a double lecture with two researchers from Lund University, ICCR Visiting Professor Surinder S. Jodhka who will talk on Indian Village in neoliberal times: Changing Economies, Power and Identities”and SASNET’s Director Dr. Anna Lindberg who will make a presentation on Paradise Limited: Marriage and Dowry in Kerala”. The lecture will take place on May 2, 2013 at 13.15 in Room 2.34, Artillerivej 86, 2300, Copenhagen. The event is open for all and participation is free of charge.

Surinder S. Jodhka is a Professor of Sociology at the School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India and is currently an ICCR Visiting Professor at Lund University. His research interests include the dynamics of caste and community identities in contemporary India, rural/agrarian social change and social inequalities. Read more
Anna Lindberg is currently the director of SASNET, a position she has held since 2007. She formerly taught history and gender studies at Lund University, and at the University of Pennsylvania and Penn State University in the US. In 2003 her dissertation, “Experience and Identity: A Historical Account of Class, Caste, and Gender among the Cashew Workers of Kerala, 1930–2000”, was awarded the prize for outstanding academic achievement by the Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History, and Antiquities. It was published in 2005 by NIAS and the University of Hawaii Press under the title Modernization and Effeminization. Anna Lindberg specializes in contemporary Indian history. Her main concern is South Indian history and gender with an interdisciplinary approach. She has been affiliated with Centre for Development Studies in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, for several years. More information.

Copenhagen double lecture with two Lund University researchers


May 2, 2013