Workshop Video

Introduction

John Echeverri-Gent welcomes scholars to the workshop. Participants introduce themselves.

Session 1

How Emotions, Perceptions, and Identity Shape Political Action 
Kristen Monroe, University of California-Irvine
Discussed by Denise Walsh, University of Virginia

Session 2

Interpretivism in Motion: Discursive Institutionalism as the Fourth ‘New’ Institutionalism
Vivien A. Schmidt, Boston University (participation via Skype)
Discussed by John Echeverri-Gent, University of Virginia
Kamal Sadiq, University of California-Irvine

Session 3

In Pursuit of Saraswati? Higher Education and Democracy in India
Niraja Gopal Jayal, Jawaharlal Nehru University (participation via Skype)
Discussed by Aseema Sinha, Claremont McKenna College

Session 5

Prologue: A Bibliographic note
Frank Hoeber, Independent Scholar
Discussed by John Echeverri-Gent, University of Virginia
Kamal Sadiq, University of California-Irvine

Session 6

When Dominant Castes Ask for Positive Discrimination: Socio-Economic Differentiation and the Uneven Resilience of Caste as a Demand Group
Christophe Jaffrelot, CERI-Sciences Po and Kings College-London and Kalaiyarasan Arasan, Madras Institute of Development Studies
Discussed by Gabi Kruks-Wisner, University of Virginia

Session 7

The Uses and Limits of Class Analytics for Indian Politics: From the Centrist Dismissal to Bullock Capitalists
Ronald J. Herring, Cornell University and Rina Agarwala, Johns Hopkins University
Discussed by Gabi Kruks-Wisner, University of Virginia

Session 8

Inequality, Interpretation and the Political Economy of the Indian State
Leela Fernandes, University of Michigan
Discussed by Aseema Sinha, Claremont-MeKenna College

Session 9

India’s Democratic Stability
Steven Wilkinson, Yale University
Discussed by Emannuel Teitelbaum, George Washington University

Session 10

Situated Knowledge in the Study of Social Change and the State
John Echeverri-Gent, University of Virguina and Kamal Sadiq, California-Irvine
Discussed by Rob Jenkins, Hunter College (participation via Skype)

Conclusion