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Madhura Lohokare has completed her Ph.D. in Anthropology from Syracuse University. She teaches Academic Writing at Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida.

Sushmita Pati submitted her PhD thesis on Capital and Community networks in Delhi’s Urban Villages to the Centre for Political Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University in July 2016. She teaches at the School of Policy and Governance, Azim Premji University, Bangalore.

Soheb Niazi is a Doctoral Fellow at the Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies in Germany.

Lalitha Kamath is an Associate Professor at the School of Habitat Studies, in the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai.

Radhika Raj has an MPhil from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. Her research has focused on exploring gender in the city through an ethnographic lens. She is a former journalist and has worked with some of India’s leading broadsheets.

Vishal Tondon is an artist, writer, and curator based in Hyderabad. He did his MFA in History of Art from Kala Bhavan, Santiniketan, and is presently a Ph.D. scholar at the Centre for Women’s Studies, University of Hyderabad.

Chris Mary Kurian is a research scholar, with an interest in popular culture and lay understandings of well-being.

Nina Koshy has been working in online media in Mumbai for the last 4 years.

Ayona Dasgupta works in print media in Delhi since 2013.

Ridhima Sharma is currently an MPhil Research Scholar at the Centre for Women’s Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She likes studying and eating and wishes to persistently do both through her life.

Rubina Jasani is a Lecturer in Humanitarianism and Conflict Response at the University of Manchester. She has conducted ethnographic research on violence and anthropology of suffering in Gujarat post 2002 riots.

Paras Sharma is a doctoral scholar, and the Programme Coordinator, iCALL Psychosocial Helpline, at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai.


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