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Koonal Duggal on ‘Vexed’ Images, Visuality, and Iconographic Conflicts

January 16, 2021

On December 10, 2020, Koonal Duggal (Research Fellow, Social Anthropology, University of Edinburgh) shared his latest research with UW faculty and graduate students during a virtual manuscript workshop. Examining the 2007 Dera Sacha Sauda controversy, Duggal drew on a wide audio-visual archive to explore questions of Sikh identity, religion, and caste in modern representations of gurus.