Thursday, April 27, 2017 12:30 PM
South Asia Center presents: Bandita Sijapati - Migrant Bodies, Migrant Deaths: Political Production and Management of Workers' Fatalities
Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS)
leaving the country on a daily basis for employment abroad, the remittances
they send back home comprise some 30
percent of Nepal’s Gross Domestic Product.
However, this income is often at a great personal cost to these workers, including
of fatality. In this presentation, Sijapati
politics and struggles over livelihoods, lives,
and deaths of Nepali migrant workers. She
will focus particularly on how the dead bodies of migrant workers
are experienced and deployed in the contestation and articulation of state
authority and power.
Sponsored by the South Asia Center at the Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs and the Social Science PhD Program
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