Shweta Krishnan is a PhD Candidate for Anthropology at George Washington University.
In the past, she has worked with an Indian Institutes of Technology Madras team to do research on how the local–global binary shapes understandings of bioethics in Tamil Nadu, India. Before this, she worked with several transnational feminist networks and trained as a medical doctor at the Madras Medical College.
Rising Religious Authoritarianism on the Indian Subcontinent
These experts discuss the history of religious nationalism on the Indian Subcontinent since the end of British colonialism and the partition of India and Pakistan, the development of religious-political mass movements in India and Pakistan, and how elites in both countries are seeking to harness such movements now.