About Garima Jaju

Garima Jaju is a Smuts fellow at the University of Cambridge.

NBN Episodes hosted by Garima:

Jayaseelan Raj, "Plantation Crisis: Ruptures of Dalit life in the Indian Tea Belt" (UCL Press, 2022)

January 6, 2024

Plantation Crisis

Jayaseelan Raj
Hosted by Garima Jaju

What does the collapse of India’s tea industry mean for Dalit workers who have lived, worked and died on the plantations since the colonial era? Plant…

Namita Vijay Dharia, "The Industrial Ephemeral: Labor and Love in Indian Architecture and Construction" (U California Press, 2022)

January 22, 2023

The Industrial Ephemeral

Namita Vijay Dharia
Hosted by Garima Jaju

What transformative effects does a multimillion-dollar industry have on those who work within it? The Industrial Ephemeral: Labor and Love in Indian A…

Rustom Bharucha, "The Second Wave: Reflections on the Pandemic Through Photography, Performance, and Public Culture" (Seagull Books, 2022)

November 10, 2022

The Second Wave

Rustom Bharucha
Hosted by Garima Jaju

Lessons in resilience in the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in India. Focusing on the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in India between Apri…

Thomas G. Cowan, "Subaltern Frontiers: Agrarian City-Making in Gurgaon" (Cambridge UP, 2022)

November 4, 2022

Subaltern Frontiers

Thomas G. Cowan
Hosted by Garima Jaju

In urban and peri-urban areas across the Global South, politicians, planners and developers are engaged in a voracious scramble to refashion land for …

Sarah Lamb, "Being Single in India: Stories of Gender, Exclusion, and Possibility" (U California Press, 2022)

July 26, 2022

Being Single in India

Sarah Lamb
Hosted by Garima Jaju

Today, the majority of the world's population lives in a country with falling marriage rates, a phenomenon with profound impacts on women, gender, and…

Bharat Jayram Venkat, "At the Limits of Cure" (Duke UP, 2021)

June 23, 2022

At the Limits of Cure

Bharat Jayram Venkat
Hosted by Garima Jaju

Can a history of cure be more than a history of how disease comes to an end? In 1950s Madras, an international team of researchers demonstrated that …