Enterprise Hindutva: Five Prototypes in Urban India

November 29, 2017

Morgenstierne Lecture at the University of Oslo by Sahana Udupa December 1 2017 The expansion of social media in India has marked a distinct debate culture among the middle classes, shaping a new milieu of ideological affiliations.

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Democracy as Rumour: Talk by Irfan Ahmad

November 14, 2017

Rumor cannot be understood as a plebeian form of resistance because mainstream media work like rumor machines and serve the power elite, argued anthropologist Dr Irfan Ahmad, who is currently researching media and rumor in the Indian parliamentary elections of 2014. At the Oberseminar lecture hosted by For Digital Dignity Project ONILNERPOL at LMU this

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‘Everything Has Become Politics’

June 20, 2017

In a talk on June 12 at an oberseminar at the Institute for Social and Cultural Anthropology, LMU Munich, Sahana Udupa presented ‘”Everything has become politics”: New media, millennial politics and the middle class in urban India’. As one of the fastest growing digital economies in the world, India is witnessing

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