Tag: Prof. P.K. Misra

Lecture on Shashi Tharoor’s Book
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Lecture on Shashi Tharoor’s Book

March 21, 2019

Mysuru:  Kalpa Kshetra-Centre for Heritage and Culture, Mysuru, has organised a lecture on Shashi Tharoor’s book ‘An Era of Darkness: The British Rule in India’ by Prof. P.K. Misra, former Dy. Director, Anthropological Survey of India and President, Anthropological Society, Mysuru, at Kalakshetra auditorium, 581/1, Vijayanagar 4th Stage, 1st Phase, on   Mar.22 at 6 pm….

A story of bulbul & camel
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A story of bulbul & camel

December 15, 2018

Howsoever fascinating, integrated and diverse may have been the life of nomadic populations, changes were bound to come. The following stories illustrate the same. By Prof. P.K. Misra Bulbul story A group of nomads was being repeatedly asked to settle down by welfare agents. In that context, they related the following story. A Raja went…

Understanding Street Vendors An ethnographic approach
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Understanding Street Vendors An ethnographic approach

November 24, 2018

By Prof. P.K. Misra Street vendors in a growing modern Indian city is an interesting and challenging phenomenon as it throws up many significant questions for which we do not have informed explanations. There is hardly any systematic and reliable data on them. For the people whom they serve they are customary strangers. For urban…

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