Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Topic: Academia

Academia mourns prolific scholar of Indian politics Paul Brass

Several Indian writers, journalists and academics have paid tribute to Brass, professor emeritus of political science at Seattle’s University of Washington, whose prolific career spanned six decade.

The war in Ukraine ruins Russia’s academic ties with the West

Arik Burakovsky, Tufts University Since Russian President Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24, 2022, universities across Europe and the United States have condemned the...

Listen farmers and farmers orgs: 200 Indian academics to govt

A group of 200 Indian academics have said in a joint statement that the Narendra Modi government has failed to hold due deliberations with farmers before enacting the Central farm laws.

Call for action by global academics over treatment of Muslims in India

On Human Rights Day 2020, more than 20 global academics have expressed their deep concern over the deterioration of the human rights situation in India, in particular the treatment of minority groups (especially Muslims) students, activists and journalists who are denied their constitutional right to dissent and protest peacefully.

Academia mourns as Saba Mahamood passes away

Her untimely death has caused deep shock and sadness among academicians and scholars alike. she was currently on medical leave as the university site informs us. Her work, 'politics of piety' forced the academia to remap the contours in understanding questions related to religion, ethics, and agency.