Category Archives: Modernity

Irish Journal of Anthropology: Special issue on Adivasi identity

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Helping end human trafficking and modern slavery – #FREEDOMFORGIRLS

71% of modern slavery victims are women and girls. With an estimated 40.3 million people victims of modern slavery and human trafficking, that’s a lot of girls around the world who are being exploited for someone else’s benefit, or treated like … Continue reading

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“Becoming Indian”: Discussion at the Jharkhand Literary Meet 2017 (Ranchi, December 1 and 2, 2017) – Jharkhand

1 December 2017 Sir Mark Tully (BBC’s India correspondent from 1964 to 1994 and eminent writer) interviewed by Dr. Ivy Hansdak on his new book, Upcountry Tales: Once Upon a Time in the Heart of India Venue: Hotel Chanakya BNR, Ranchi.   … Continue reading

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“Miss India indigenous” (Adivasi Moolvasi Janjatiya Miss India): India’s first indigenous beauty pageant by progressive tribal women – Jharkhand

Manoj Choudhary, Hindustan Times, Jamshedpur, Apr 16, 2017 Tribal women walk the ramp in Jharkhand to break stereotypes An independent tribal filmmaking body organised India’s first indigenous beauty pageant, which portrayed tribal women as progressive yet inclined towards their tribal … Continue reading

Posted in Crafts and visual arts, Dress and ornaments, Eastern region, Fashion, Maps, Media portrayal, Misconceptions, Modernity, Names and communities, Networking, Photos and slideshows, Press snippets, Revival of traditions, Seasons and festivals, Success story, Women | Tagged | Comments Off on “Miss India indigenous” (Adivasi Moolvasi Janjatiya Miss India): India’s first indigenous beauty pageant by progressive tribal women – Jharkhand

Holistic, respectful and sustainable ways to the future: Student Conference on Conservation Science in Bengaluru (2017) – Karnataka

The importance of hearing stories from the other side, of voices not heard Pankaj Sekhsaria | Read the full story >> [During his presentation at the Student Conference on Conservation Science in Bengaluru in September] Madhu Ramnath, a researcher and author … Continue reading

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