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Arjun Appadurai

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Arjun Appadurai, Professor Emeritus, Media, Culture and Communication, New York University (NYU) Steinhardt, has held various professorial chairs and visiting appointments at some of top institutions in the U.S., and Europe. He has also served on several scholarly and advisory bodies in the U.S., Latin America, Europe, and India. Dr. Appadurai, a world renowned expert on the cultural dynamics of globalisation, has authored numerous books and scholarly articles. The nature and significance of his contributions throughout his academic career have earned him the reputation as a leading figure in his field. His latest book (co-authored with Neta Alexander) is Failure (Polity, 2019). He is a Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Religious Amplification versus Fraying Charisma: Decoding Lok Sabha Elections 2024

As India heads towards the home run of its 18th General Election-with just the last of the seven phases to be held on June 1, the slogans, posturing,