Contemporary India: An Interdisciplinary Introduction Course
India Partner: Study in India Programme, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad
Dates: June 30th to July 27th, 2019
This is an undergraduate level introductory course that serves as a primer to the changing dynamics in India by focusing on a wide range of topics that have immediate relevance, including politics, economy, society, religion, and development. Students will learn and discuss contemporary trends in Indian politics and the effects it has on the economy and various socio-cultural stratifications characteristics of India. This intensive course will feature daily lectures, field visits both rural and urban, and various other engaging academic exercises.