A six year pilgrimage … a late post!

Pilgrimage is bearing witness—to an intangible presence in places or objects we call sacred. It is an interaction with that which is marked as hallowed. The goal of pilgrimage is to establish a connection, a union with that presence. With these words I opened a presentation in Nicosia, Cyprus, in December, 2016. They are in... Continue Reading →

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Behind the Indian Boom, an exhibition in London and its catalogue

    Catalogues attract catalogues—who knew? We had just finished Mark Elliot's exhibition catalogue—Another India: Explorations and Expressions of Indigenous South Asia, when Alpa Shah, who'd been to the exhibition contacted us  to collaborate on another one.  The London School of Economics, Department of Anthropology and the School of Oriental and African Studies, SOAS, at the... Continue Reading →

Adivaani and Tribal Intellectual Collective India’s second book is out!

Adivaani and the Tribal Intellectual Collective India is proud to present its second title from the Tribal and Adivasi Studies series—Social Work in India, Edited by bodhi s. r. bodhi. s. r sums up the book for us: ‘This specific volume of the TAS series attempts to unravel key constitutive elements of perspectives from within... Continue Reading →

Adivaani and Tribal Intellectual Collective India’s first book is out!

Earlier this year adivaani and the Tribal Intellectual Collective India’s paths crossed. Conversations turned to collaborations and the plans to co-host their First National Congress, in Shillong in September 2015 were consolidated. Not only that; ideas to produce books together were also explored and formalized. The first product from this association is a series: Tribal... Continue Reading →

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