Sujata Ramachandran (Queen's University, Kingston, Canada)
submitted: Wed, 8 Dec 2004 09:02:16 -0500
Ms. Sujata Ramachandran
Ph. D Candidate
Department of Geography
Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6 CANADA
Visiting Graduate Associate
York Center for Asian Research (YCAR)
York University (Toronto, Canada)
Description of work:
My Doctoral-level dissertation (Title: 'Infiltrators, Quit India':
Undocumented Bangladeshis and 'Thin' Hegemony of Hindu Nationalism)
examines the 'Anti-Infiltration' strategy of the Hindu Right during the
decade of the 90s and its consequences for undocumented Bangladeshis in
New Delhi's slums.
Research interests: Cross-border migration in South Asia; Xenophobia;
Migration and Development; Qualitative Research methods
2004, "'There are many Bangladeshis in New Delhi, but?': Methodological
Routines and Fieldwork Anxieties," Population, Space and Place, 10 (2),
2003, "Operation Pushback," Economic and Political Weekly, 38 (7), 15,
February, pp. 637-647.
2002, "Operation Pushback: Sangh Parivar, State, Slums, and Surreptitious
Bangladeshis in New Delhi," Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography, 23
(3), (Special issue: Forced Evictions in Tropical Cities), pp.311-332.
1999, "Of boundaries and border crossings: undocumented Bangladeshi
infiltrators and the hegemony of Hindu nationalism in India,"
Interventions: The International Journal of Postcolonial Studies, 1 (2),
(Special Issue: South Asia and the Partition), pp. 235-253.