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‘Kashi Labh’ at German International Ethnographic Film Festival 2020 in an online FREE version

‘Kashi Labh’ at German International Ethnographic Film Festival 2020 in an online FREE version

May 2, 2020

Happy to let you all know that my film ‘Kashi Labh’ will be screened at German International Ethnographic Film Festival 2020 in an online FREE version from May 13-17. In the film Kashi Labh, family members often travel long distances to gather and engage with the human, non-human and spiritual aspects of the city during […]

Saba Dewan’s Tawaifnama – A brief review

Saba Dewan’s Tawaifnama – A brief review

February 8, 2020

Saba Dewan’s new book ‘Tawaifnama’ is a remarkable read about contributions of women to Hindustani classical music, All India Radio, theatre, silent film, Bollywood, and in India’s freedom from British. It was fascinating to learn how tawaifs had negotiated the onslaughts by colonialism and Hindu nationalism upon their way of life and art practice. It […]

Kashi Vishwanath Corridor: Discussion with Dr. Dipak Malik, Rajendra Tiwari, Dr. Mohammed Arif

Kashi Vishwanath Corridor: Discussion with Dr. Dipak Malik, Rajendra Tiwari, Dr. Mohammed Arif

January 31, 2020

(The author would like to remain anonymous, fearing deportation by the Indian state.) I have been visiting Varanasi for the past 30 years. During this year’s visit, a dear Indian friend of mine and lover of Varanasi asked me to take a tour around the Vishwanath temple and to share what I thought of the […]

The Spectacle of Lynchings in India

The Spectacle of Lynchings in India

May 30, 2019

This blogpost addresses the ethics of representing the violence of lynchings through photographs/videos of the spectacle of lynchings. On March 18, 2016, a group of men murdered two Muslim cattle herders who were on their way to sell bulls at an animal fair in India’s Jharkhand state. The attackers, all linked to a local “cow protection” […]

Panel participation at ICQI, University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign

Panel participation at ICQI, University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign

May 19, 2019

Got a chance to present initial thoughts about our next project at International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry-ICQI, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, on the power of a song and the activist potential of ethno-fiction filmmaking (by involving the community in imagining and intervening in futures). https://icqi.org Arts Based Research ~ Ethnography and Research Creation Panel: Dr. […]

‘Kashi Labh’ Official Selection – Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival!

‘Kashi Labh’ Official Selection – Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival!

April 21, 2019

We are so happy to let you all know that Kashi Labh will be screened at the 9th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival, Delhi on April 30. The day marks the birth anniversary of Late Sh. Dhundiraj Govind Phalke, the father of Indian cinema. The film has already been screened in twelve cities around the […]

Verbal Performative Traditions & Filming-futures in India

May 14th, 2020 – German International Ethnographic Film Festival, Online | ‘Kashi Labh’ | Event Link
November 7th, 2019 – Elphinstone Institute Ethnographic Film Series, University of Aberdeen | ‘Kashi Labh’ | Event Link
June 4th, 2019 – 7th Congress of the Portuguese Anthropological Association, Lisbon | ‘Kashi Labh’ | Event Link
April 30th, 2019 – 9th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival, Delhi | ‘Kashi Labh’ | Event Link
April 27th, 2019 – Riga Pasaules Film Festival – Kino Bize, Riga (Latvia) | ‘Kashi Labh’ | Event Link
March 27th, 2019 – Royal Anthropological Institute (RAI) Film Festival, Bristol (UK) | ‘Kashi Labh’ | Event Link
March 10th, 2019 – Sjón Anthropological Film Festival, Denmark | ‘Kashi Labh’ | Event Link
November 4th, 2018 – One With A Movie Camera, 7 Marburg International Ethnographic Film Festival, Germany | ‘Kashi Labh’ | Event Link
October 20th, 2018 – Regard Bleu Ethnographic Film Festival, Ethnographic Museum, University of Zurich | ‘Kashi Labh’ | Event Link
October 5th, 2018 – 9th Medical Anthropology Young Scholars Network (EASA), Freie Universität Berlin | ‘Kashi Labh’ | Event Link
September 25th, 2018 – 7th Days of Ethnographic Cinema Film Festival, Moscow | ‘Kashi Labh’ | Event Link
August 20th, 2018 – Department of Media & Communication, SP Pune University | ‘Kashi Labh’ | Event Link
August 18th, 2018 – MaDeIT Innovation Foundation, IIITDM, Kancheepuram | ‘Kashi Labh’ | Event Link
July 27th, 2018 – Department of Sociology, Delhi School of Economics | ‘Kashi Labh’ | Event Link
June 28th, 2018 – Department of Folklore, University of Tartu | ‘Kashi Labh’ | Event Link
November 30th, 2017 – 116th American Anthropology Association Conference, Washington DC | ‘DigitalBurhwal.in’ | Event Link
November 22nd, 2017 – 8th Festival Internacional do  Filme Etnográfico do Recife, Brazil | ‘Ropani’ | Event Link
July 15th, 2017 – Collaboratory for Ethnographic Experiments (EASA Network) Workshop, Lisbon | I-Doc ‘Digital Burhwal’ | Event Link
June 9th, 2017 – FLASP: Learning by Doing Research in Anthropology, Universität Bremen, Germany | I-Doc ‘Digital Burhwal’ | Event Link
March 29th, 2017 – The Acoustics of Dwelling WORKSHOP, SIEF 2017, Germany | ‘Arrival of Devi’, a sonic manifestation | Event Link
February 24th, 2017 – 14th South Asia Graduate Student Conference (SAGSC), University of Chicago | Screening of ‘Ropani’ | Event Link
September 30th, 2016 – 5th International Festival of Ethnological Film „KRATOVO 2016“, Macedonia | Screening of ‘Janeu’ | Event Link
September 27th, 2016 – VI International Festival of Audio-Visual Anthropology, Moscow – Russia | Screening of ‘Janeu’ | Event Link
July 20-23, 2016 – EASA 2016 Conference, Milan – Italy | Screening of ‘Crossing a River, Losing a Self’ | Event Link
May 4th, 2016 – UChicago Center in Delhi | Screening of ‘Janeu’Event Link
April 26th, 2016 – Symposium “Word Power” | University of Tartu, Estonia | Screening of ‘Janeu’ | Event Link
October 9th, 2015 – 5th International Conference of Young Folklorists, Viljandi, Estonia | Screening of ‘Vivah Samksara’
May 22nd, 2015 – Student Ethnographic Film Festival, Zadar – Croatia | Screening of ‘Vivah Samskara’
March 18th, 2015 – Centre for Women’s Studies & Development, Banaras Hindu University | Screening of ‘Jakari’
November 27th, 2014 – The Institute of Musicology, Münster University, Germany | Screening of ‘Vivah Samskara’
September 21, 2014 – International Seminar on Indian Feminism in Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh | Screening of ‘Vivah Samskara’

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