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”

Discipline hopping: what does depression have to do with vulnerability science?

You often hear of the virtues of thinking \’out of the box\’, developing interdisciplinary reading habits, opening our minds to different influences and ideas. In spite of this, interdisciplinarity is a difficult monster to tame, and one commonly falls back on familiar authors, known reading lists, well-worn and oft-searched keywords. Skirting the peripheries of one\’sContinue reading “Discipline hopping: what does depression have to do with vulnerability science?”