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On the edge: island, indigeneity and geo-ontologies in Lakshadweep media imaginaries

9 Dec Indian Ocean and clouds Part of King's India Institute Seminar Series

In the frame of the IATIO project, India and the Indian Ocean in the Early Decolonial Period: Archipelagic Imaginaries, 1950s-1970s, Dr Luca Raimondi, MSCA Global Fellow on the project, and Professor Ananya Jahanara Kabir, project PI, are organising a seminar on the theme of ‘Archipelagic Indias’.

About the speaker

Bindu Menon Mannil (Azim Premji University Bangalore)

Dr Bindu Menon Mannil teaches Media Studies at Azim Premji University Bangalore. Her scholarship and research is thematically located in the history of the early 20th century and cinema publics in South India, sound studies, histories of media and migration, and Oceanic Humanities. Her essays have appeared in several peer-reviewed journals and edited volumes, and her co-authored monograph on the Home Cinema movement of Malabar is forthcoming in 2022. She is currently working on a manuscript titled “Forgotten Futures: Cinema, Publics and Senses in the Princely State (Travancore 1900–1950)”.

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Ananya Jahanara Kabir

Ananya Jahanara Kabir

Professor of English Literature


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