TCN - Understanding Assam through its History of Migration, the CAA and the NRC - Smitana Saikia
The Chicken-Neck PodcastJuly 11, 2021x
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TCN - Understanding Assam through its History of Migration, the CAA and the NRC - Smitana Saikia

In our 9th episode, we are joined by Prof. Smitana Saikia, who is a political scientist and professor at the Azim Premji University, has completed her Ph.D. from the King's College London. Her research areas include Identity Politics in India, Federalism and State Formation, Borderland Studies, Conflict and Peace Studies, Democracy and Elections. In this episode, we talk to Prof. Smitana on the history of migration politics in Assam (or the politics of "others") and delve into the complexities of the NRC, CAA, as well as the question of identity. We also discuss the importance of Assam Accord and the relevance of Clause 6 in safeguarding the rights of indigenous people. This episode is an attempt to provide an informative discussion on the issues concerning the State. Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in the podcast are those of the individual podcasters. Listener Discretion is advised.
In our 9th episode, we are joined by Prof. Smitana Saikia, who is a political scientist and professor at the Azim Premji University, has completed her Ph.D. from the King's College London. Her research areas include Identity Politics in India, Federalism and State Formation, Borderland Studies, Conflict and Peace Studies, Democracy and Elections. In this episode, we talk to Prof. Smitana on the history of migration politics in Assam (or the politics of "others") and delve into the complexities of the NRC, CAA, as well as the question of identity. We also discuss the importance of Assam Accord and the relevance of Clause 6 in safeguarding the rights of indigenous people.
This episode is an attempt to provide an informative discussion on the issues concerning the State.

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in the podcast are those of the individual podcasters. Listener Discretion is advised.