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World Anthropology Day 2021: A dialogue on using anthropology to address urban marginalisation, gender-based violence in Mumbai

Society and economy

To mark World Anthropology Day 2021, Mumbai anthropologists and practitioners Ketaki Hate and Proshant Chakraborty will reflect on the possibilities—and constraints—of using anthropology in NGO work related to issues of urban marginalization and gender-based violence.

18 Feb 2021
09:00 - 10:00
Online event, zoom

Ketaki Hate is a doctoral candidate at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Bombay. Her research examines the intersection of gender, caste, and nationalism in Western India. She has acted as a research consultant for the United Nations, Action Aid India, SNEHA Mumbai, University College London, and the University of Oxford.  
Proshant Chakraborty is a doctoral candidate at the School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg, and a practicing and applied anthropologist who has previously been involved with monitoring and evaluation studies on public health, HIV/AIDS advocacy and interventions, migration and labor, and prevention of violence against women and girls in urban poor neighborhoods.
Maris Gillette, professor of social anthropology at the School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg, who has worked as an applied anthropologist in the US and more recently Sweden, will serve as moderator.