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Ageless: Reflections on Lawrence Cohen’s No Aging in India

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Two decades ago, Lawrence Cohen’s No Aging in India: Alzheimer’s, the Bad Family, and Other Modern Things challenged the ways in which we think about aging and senility, kinship and its undoing, medicine and the nation, language and the possibilities of ethnographic writing, and what it means to do the anthropology of South Asia. But its 300-odd pages contain much …

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On Righteous Anger and the Forgetfulness of the Young

In 1943, as the Japanese bombed the Port of Calcutta and Gandhi fasted in a Delhi prison to protest his detention, a young man in the seaside town of Nagapattinam borrowed money from a friend, leased a tent, and exhibited a film that launched his fortunes. The film, Sivakavi, starred M. K. Thyagaraja, an early superstar of Tamil talkies …

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Science in Dark Times: a syllabus on science, technology, and medicine under illiberal political regimes

Modi, Trump, Bolsonaro: three avatars of a moment marked by the rise of a far-right populism, what many commentators have even described as a revitalized fascism. As I watched the courage of protestors who rallied against the racist Citizenship Amendment Act in India, and the sycophancy of elected officials in the United States who failed to remove a racist president …

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Metabolic Living with Madhur Jaffrey

After putting down Metabolic Living, I reached for Indian Cookery (1982), a volume of recipes originally prepared for British television by the still-undisputed doyen of Indian cooking outside of India, Madhur Jaffrey. Put simply, Jaffrey is the Julia Child of Indian food. Since the ‘70s, she has undertaken a tireless quest to untangle the complexities of what she calls, …

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Awakenings

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Tuberculosis is curable.

TB is curable posters

Figure 1: Propaganda materials rehearsing the curability of tuberculosis are produced by a variety of institutional actors across India. From left to right: poster from Christian Medical College, Vellore (accessed via US National Library of Medicine); logo from Government of India’s Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme (RNTCP); and poster from a series developed by the Indian Development

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