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The Imperative of the Narrative – Tracing the History of Science

(My assignment for Philosophy of Science – a fascinating discipline introduced to us at the YIF) As a child I would always fancy myself to be a storyteller ‘when I grew up’. I would lie beside my grandmother, only to … Continue reading

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Through the looking glass – A Book Review of “RELIGION AND SOCIETY AMONG THE COORGS OF SOUTH INDIA” –M.N.SRINIVAS

At the YIF, my current programme – one of the earliest subjects taught was by  Sociological Reasoning by Prof. Andre Beteille. Our evaluation for the course was to do a book review of selected works of Sociology and I chose … Continue reading

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The fiery female in the tale of Warriors – A Book Review of “The Palace of Illusions” by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

In this fast-paced, multi-varied, turbulent and rather digitised Fellowship Programme – it is almost paradoxical that I would recommend a 360 page novel to my fellow Young India Fellows so strongly. But recommend I do, especially bearing in mind the … Continue reading

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