Irene Promodh is a PhD student in socio-cultural anthropology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Her research focuses on mobile forms of Christianity across the Indian Ocean, particularly among migrant communities circulating between their places of work in the Persian Gulf and their home societies in South India. She is especially interested in questions of caste, denominational difference, and religious conversion among diasporic groups in the Indian Ocean world. She has also worked on the sonic cultures of the Indian Ocean and the migrant media practices of South Indians living in the Persian Gulf. Her work has been published in the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies and City & Society, with a forthcoming article on pandemic theologies in the Journal of Arabian Studies.
Irene Promodh is a PhD student in sociocultural anthropology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.