Episode 26 | Hinduism and Indian Ethnicity with Dr. Ajay Verghese
“There are certainly resentments that certain communities feel about the past, even if they may not know exactly how their family 500 years ago was involved or affected.“
-Dr. Ajay Verghese on “Hinduism and Indian Ethnicity”
Dr. Ajay Verghese, Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of California Riverside joins us to dive into two urgent topics affecting the social landscape of India today- 1) the legacy of ethnic colonialism and 2) modernization’s affect on Hindu’s religious practices.
Were all problems in India legacies of the British? Or has inter-religious conflict always been a problem even before colonialism?
Get yourself into intellectual mode and listen in on this fascinating conversation.
- Ajay Verghese on Twitter- https://twitter.com/AjayVerghese
- Ajay Verghese- Research Site
- Social Science Research Network (SSRN) Site
The Invisible India Podcast’s opening and closing music is performed by Christopher Hale on Sitar and Ed Hanley on Tabla on Raag Bhimpalasi.