On July 23rd and 24th a workshop on ‘Rural Urban Entanglements in India’ took place on the University of Hyderabad campus. Organized by University of Washington professor of Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies Priti Ramamurthy and University of Hyderabad professor Purendra Prasad, the workshop brought together graduate students and practicing scholars from India, France, and the US. Participants approached the rural-urban theme from many perspectives, addressing intersectional identity, labor, informal economies, urbanization, migration, and conflict.
This is the second workshop on the theme of rural urban entanglements organized by professor Ramamurthy during her tenure as a Fulbright Scholar. The first took place at the India Islamic Cultural Centre in Delhi on April 27th and 28th 2018, and was organized with professor Sumangala Damodaran of Ambedkar University, Delhi.