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Sociology Seminar Series

In this seminar Dr. Suryakant Waghmore will present a paper on 'Urban as Opportunity and Anxiety: Caste Associations and Competing Cosmopolitanisms in Mumbai'. The link for the talk is: Join Microsoft Teams Meeting 

Event Date: 
Thursday, October 22, 2020 -

Dr. Suryakant Waghmore is an associate professor of sociology at IIT Bombay. 


Seminar Abstract: 

This paper explores the nature of urbanism that caste associations seek to construct in the metropolis of Mumbai. To this end it asks: what role do caste associations play in the cosmopolitanism(s) of Mumbai? How do they help individuals negotiate urbanism? What is the nature of the civility and publicness they aspire to and work towards? What are the challenges they face?

Thursday 22, Oct 2020
06:45 PM - 08:45 PM