Seminar

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Programme/Video

30 OCTOBER, 2020

INTRODUCTORY

Tanuja Kothiyal

 

Nico Slate (Carnegie Mellon)


From ‘saltless diet’ to Salt March:

The irony of Gandhi’s bodily politics

 

06 NOVEMBER, 2020

Tanuja Kothiyal


Salt routes in colonial India:
From trade to smuggling

Miles Taylor


The salt tax, starvation and disease in colonial India, c. 1860-1930

 

20 NOVEMBER, 2020

Indrajit Ray


Scarcity amidst abundance:
The salt controversy in colonial Bengal

Kate Boehme


Salt, smuggling, and citizenship:

Redefining economic autonomy through salt in India’s princely states, 1870-1920

 

27 NOVEMBER, 2020

Rosalind Parr


Self-sacrifice, suffrage and salt:

Being a Gandhian woman, 1930-4

Elisa Decourcy


Salt and national imag(in)ing in Gandhi’s anti-colonial nationalist movement

04 DECEMBER, 2020

Rachel Berger


Regulation as performance:
Setting the salt march against the regulation of food in late nationalist India

 

Ashwin Zala


The global impact of the Dandi Salt March

11 DECEMBER, 2020

Ashok Malhotra


British imperial goitre studies and the lack of public health interventions involving the mass distribution of iodized salt to Indians, 1906-1941

 

Namrata Ganneri


Amrit Kaur:
from Dandi Satyagraha to the Ministry of Health

 

18 DECEMBER, 2020

Kapil Yadav & Chandrakant Pandav


From iodine to iron:
Ramalingaswami and the importance of salt to public health since the 1950s

David Arnold


Afterword