This is a past event. Its details are archived for historical purposes.
The contact information may no longer be valid.
Please visit our current events listings to look for similar events by title, location, or venue.
Friday, February 2, 2018 at 3:00pm to 4:30pm
McGraw Hall, 215
740-750 University Ave, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Vicissitudes of Care: Humanitarian-Militaristic Entanglements in Occupied Kashmir
Saiba Varma is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology at UC San Diego. She will be a Visiting Assistant Professor at Colgate University in spring 2018. Saiba is a medical and cultural anthropologist working on questions of violence, medicine, psychiatry, and politics as they pertain to Indian-controlled Kashmir and South Asia more generally. Her current research examines the texture of everyday pschiatric care in different sites of trauma-based humanitarian interventions in Indian occupied Kashmir. She teaches courses on global health, medical and psychiatric anthropology, humanitarianism, and South Asian studies.
Saiba is a Cornell Anthropology PhD '13.