Link Pack #2: Vulnerability indicators, pluralism, participatory farmer advisories

A new paper by Katherine Vincent and Tracy Cull that reviews debates around using indicators to assess climate change vulnerability. The section on \’principles for developing robust indicators\’ is interesting and emphasises the need for a clear conceptual framework, transparent choice and aggregation of indicators, a critical examination of different methodologies and their assumptions, and finally,Continue reading “Link Pack #2: Vulnerability indicators, pluralism, participatory farmer advisories”

Modi, secularism, and the future of Indian democracy

Do you, as a voter, feel trapped by the Modi/Rahul Gandhi binary? Are you questioning the future of democracy in India?  And what does Modi\’s rise say for the nation\’s secularism? These were some of the questions discussed in a session organised by The South Asian Studies School at Oxford and King\’s India Institute last weekContinue reading “Modi, secularism, and the future of Indian democracy”