Religion, Riots and Rules: Power Politics in Gujarat

This week Dr. Iyer and three students who participated in the J-term course “Journey Through Gandhi’s Land” presented their research from the trip at a conference on Religion and Politics at The Henry Center at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI. The title of their panel was “Religion, Riots and Rules: Power Politics in Gujarat.” The papers presented and their authors are as follows:

379816_564895320208888_414171468_nThe Politics of Justice in Gujarat by Pushpa Iyer

The Politics of Ideology in Gujarat by Kirill Prudnikov

The Politics of Religious Conversions in Gujarat by Raymond Aycock

The Politics of Natural Disaster Relief in Gujarat by Omar Salem