Month: July 2017

Bandana Purkayastha was awarded the 2017 Fulbright Nehru Award

Dr. Bandana Purkayastha was awarded the 2017 Fulbright Nehru Award until July 2017. She is working on her project “Water, Inequalities, and Rights.”

While completing her Fulbright Nehru research, Dr. Bandana Purkayastha was invited to
organize and present a number of talks: Bandana was the plenary speaker for the representatives of the
national sociological associations as the ASA-ISA representative for the session “Whose Voice? Whose Silence? Reflections on the Structures of Contemporary Worlds” at the Academia Sinica in Taipei, Taiwan. On June 14th, she was invited to speak in Hong Kong about “Contemporary Global Challenges through a Transnational Feminist Lens.”

Read more about her work in our 2017 newsletter.