Veena Das

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1945 –

65

Who is Veena Das?

Veena Das is Krieger-Eisenhower Professor of Anthropology at the Johns Hopkins University. She also serves on the Executive Board of the Institute of Socio-Economic Research on Development and Democracy in India. She studied at the Indraprastha College for Women and Delhi School of Economics at the University of Delhi and taught there from 1967 to 2000. She has published extensively as an ethnographer of India and thus is an established figure within Indian anthropology. Beyond India, her research has broad appeal within the anthropology of violence, suffering, and the State.

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Born
1945
Nationality
  • India
Education
  • University of Delhi
Employment
  • Johns Hopkins University

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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