Sirpa Tenhunen, Jelena Salmi and Xenia ZeilerJun 11, 2020
Lockdown in India with Sirpa Tenhunen and Jelena Salmi
New Books Network 2020
In this episode, Sirpa Tenhunen and Jelena Salmi talk to Xenia Zeiler about fieldwork experiences, journalistic reporting, and social media debates around the COVID-19 situation in India. With fresh stories from their fieldwork and reviews of journalistic reporting in India, they discuss whether the pandemic might contribute to social and political changes, particularly in favor of migrants, and influence the policies of India's present Government led by Prime Minister Modi.
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