Muhammad Saif Islam, from the School of English and Theatre Studies, defended his MA thesis, Representing the Partition of 1947: Rohinton Mistry’s Tales from Firozsha Baag, Such a Long Journey, and A Fine Balance as Political Allegories (co-advisors Ajay Heble and Gregor Campbell), September 2020.
Josie Wittmer successfully defended her PhD dissertation, "Women's work in the 'clean city': Perspectives on wellbeing, waste governance, and inclusion from the urban margins in Ahmedabad India," on December 15, 2020.
Prof. Karine Gagné of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Guelph will lead a study on climate knowledge in the Indian Himalayas.
This five year (2020-2025) study, funded by a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Grant, is titled "Decolonizing climate knowledge: an ethnographic study of travel and mobility in Indian Himalayas in an era of climate change"
Josie Wittmer, a PhD Candidate at the University of Guelph in the Department of Geography, Environment, and Geomatics in collaboration with the Guelph Institute of Development Studies, recently published an article in the journal World Development. This article explores women waste pickers’ perceptions and experiences of wellbeing in Ahmedabad, India.