Today, approximately 30% of subcontinental Indians live in urban areas. Who gets to be considered an “authentic” Indian voice: the educated, multinationally employed city-dweller, or the romanticized, illiterate village elder? Or is it the unionized, literate, popularly elected female village organizer, or the upwardly mobile urban professional complicit in gentrification and female infanticide?

The Workshop

Today, approximately 30% of subcontinental Indians live in urban areas. Who gets to be considered an “authentic” Indian voice: the educated, multinationally employed city-dweller, or the romanticized, illiterate village elder? Or is it the unionized, literate, popularly elected female village organizer, or the upwardly mobile urban professional complicit in gentrification and female infanticide?

The Workshop

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Uberoi Foundation

The Uberoi Foundation for Religious Studies raises awareness and promotes interfaith education about the four major Dharmic religions, Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism, and Sikhism, in an effort ot promote understanding, communication, tolerance, and peace among the diverse peoples of the world.

Institute of Advanced Sciences

The Institute of Advanced Sciences is an academic organization which hosts conferences, workshops, classes, and other initiatives dedicated to involving scientists in experimental research and exploring international opportunities to deepen the study of India’s ancient sciences.

Bridgewater State University

Founded in 1840, Bridgewater State University is a public liberal arts college in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, and constitutes the largest college system outside the Massachusetts state university system. It offers 25 undergraduate and 12 master’s programs from its three campuses.

Center for Indic Studies

The Center for Indic Studies is a cross-disciplinary academic department at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth whose mission is to disseminate understanding of issues related to Indian arts, philosophy, culture, and traditions, promote international harmony, promote awareness about contemporary India and its demographics, and address diversity in the 21st century.

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