Class, caste and gender in the Tamil Nadu countryside: OICSD Research Showcase

13 Jun 2023
17:00 UK time
Prof Judith Heyer
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We're back with the OICSD Research Showcase, where our scholars and affiliates present cutting-edge, interdisciplinary work in the fields of health, economics, ecology and politics. The showcase will begin with a keynote lecture by Emeritus Professor of Economics Judith Heyer, who will discuss her extensive work on the impact of economic development on villages in western Tamil Nadu, India, from the 1970s onwards.

All are welcome.

Introduction & welcome | 5-5:05 PM

Class, caste and gender in the Tamil Nadu countryside | 5:05-5:45 pm
The impact of industrialisation and economic development in the hinterland of Coimbatore and Tiruppur
Keynote lecture by Prof Judith Heyer, Somerville Emeritus Fellow in Economics, University of Oxford

Does everyone have an opportunity to be healthy? | 5:45-6 PM
Dr Anant Jani, Research Associate, Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development

The Informal Democracy: Creation of Power and Public Policy in India | 6-6:15 PM
Smit Singh, Associate, Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development

Effect of climate change on Muscicapidae birds| 6:15-6:30 PM
Aavika Dhanda, DPhil candidate in Biology

Innovative Financing using Microequity Contracts : Evidence from an ongoing experiment in India | 6:30-6:45 PM
Sanghamitra Mukherjee, DPhil candidate in Economics

The event will be followed by a reception.

For queries, please contact us at oicsd@some.ox.ac.uk