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Episode 1: What the Hell Is Hallyu?
Episode 1: What the Hell Is Hallyu?
Episode 2: The K‑Drama Secret Ingredient
Episode 3: The Making of a K‑pop Fan
Episode 4: Flower Boys, Glass Skin, Killer Coats
Episode 5: Found in Translation
Episode 6: Fandom or Obsession?
The Last Courtesans of Bombay
Episode 4: A Crumbling Community
Episode 3: A Break With the Past
Episode 2: A Poet’s Taleem
Episode 1: Finding the Tawaifs
The Night Shift
Episode 4: The Home Guard
Episode 3: The Bouncer
Episode 2: The Bar Dancer
Episode 1: The Taxi Driver
Dr. Mytheli Sreenivas on Women’s Property Rights and Marital Reform in Colonial South India
Dr. Anja Kovacs On Reimagining the Internet and Political Economy of Data
Dr. Pavithra Suryanarayan on What Makes Right‑Wing Parties Popular in India
Dr. Rajni Palriwala on How We Undervalue Domestic Work, and Why Women Migrate for Marriage
Dr. Shakuntala Banaji On Understanding Fake News and Misinformation Online
On a Feminist Internet and the Problem With Social Media Algorithms
On the Glorification of Motherhood and the Taboo Against Being Childfree
Dr. Sapna Desai on Indian Women’s Access to Reproductive and Sexual Healthcare
Dr. Sharmila Rudrappa on the Ethics of Commercial Surrogacy in India
Dr. Jessica Hinchy on the Criminalisation of Hijras in Colonial India
Dr. Asha Nadkarni on Eugenic Feminism and Reproductive Rights in India
Dr. Ashwini Tambe on Sexual Consent and Commercial Sex Work in Colonial India
Dr. Naisargi Dave on the History of Lesbian Activism in India
Dr. Ishita Pande on the Age of Consent and Child Marriage Debates in India
Dr. Prathama Banerjee on the Rise Of Political Parties and Communal Riots in Modern India
Dr. Amita Bhide on Mumbai Slums and the History of Housing Rights In India
Dr. Amina Yaqin on Islamophobia and Anti‑Muslim Bias in the West
Dr. Mitra Sharafi on Anti‑Abortion Laws and Forensics in Colonial India
Dr. Sanjam Ahluwalia on the History of Birth Control and Reproductive Rights in India
Dr. Shampa Roy on Depictions of Women in Early Indian Crime Literature
Dr. Ayona Datta on Women’s Safety in Public Spaces, Surveillance and Smart Cities
Dr. Aarti Sethi on Understanding Agrarian Distress in India
Dr. Maya Dodd on the Indian Emergency, and the Evolution of Democracy in India
Dr. Jinee Lokaneeta on Understanding State Torture and Police Violence in India
Dr. Veena Poonacha on State Interventions in Domestic Violence and Women’s Property Rights
Dr. G. Arunima on Understanding the Complexities of Matriliny in Kerala
Dr. Amina Yaqin on Feminist Narratives in Urdu Literature
Dr. Mrinalini Sinha on the Emergence and Evolution of Feminist Debates in Modern India
Dr. Shohini Ghosh on Savita Bhabhi, Media Censorship, and Queer Cinema in India
Dr. Ranjani Mazumdar on the ‘Western’ Vamp, and How Globalisation Impacted Popular Indian Cinema
Dr. Dipti Khera on the Cultural Importance of 18th Century Indian Art and Architecture
Dr. Geeta Patel on the ‘Homely’ Wife Ideal and the Heteronuclear Family in India
Dr. Ulka Anjaria on the Subversive Potential of Mainstream Bollywood Cinema and Fan Cultures
Dr. Janaki Nair on Religious Scriptures, Women’s Rights and the Law in India
Dr. Priya Satia on Anti‑Colonial Thought, and Reconsidering Popular Narratives on Partition
Dr. Shailaja Paik on the History of Dalit Women’s Education in India
Dr. Charu Gupta on Gender, Sexuality and Print Culture in 19th Century India
Dr. Jayakumari Devika on Women’s Resistance and the History of Birth Control in Kerala
Dr. Divya Kannan on Gender, Caste, and the Histories of Education in India
Prof. Radhika Chopra on What It Means To Be a Supportive Man in a South Asian Family
Dr. Atreyee Majumder on the Connections Between Capitalism, Colonialism, and Environmental Justice
Dr. Payal Arora on Decolonising Digital Privacy and Digital Cultures in India
Dr. Nilika Mehrotra on the Evolution of the Disability Rights Movement in India
Lata Mani on Sati in Colonial India, and Feminism as a Utopian Project
Dr. Anita Ghai on the Social and Cultural Portrayals of Women’s Disability in India
Kanchi Kohli, Manju Menon on the History of the EIA in India, and the Problem With Nature as a ‘Limitless’ Resource
Dr. Niharika Banerjea on the Women Loving Women Movement in India, and the Politics of Categorising Human Sexuality
Dr. Amrita Sen on the Future of Urbanisation, and Community‑Centric Conservation
Dr. Dolly Kikon on the Baghjan Oil Crisis and the Politics of Resource Extraction
Dr. Ruth Vanita on the History of Same‑Sex Love and Desires in India
Dr. Vibhuti Patel on the Evolution of Feminism in India
Dr. Seema Bawa on the Feminist Art Movement in India and Reading Gender in Early Indian Art
Ranjana Dave on desires, bodies, and the evolution of Indian classical dance
Dr. Tanika Sarkar on the Age of Consent Debate and the Lives of Women in Colonial India
Safeena Husain on Attitudes Towards Girls’ Education in India
Suprabha Seshan on Ecological Restoration and Building an Emotional Connection With Nature
Prof. Rosemary Dzuvichu on Women’s Political Struggles in Nagaland
Prita Jha on Realities of Legal Recourse for Violence Against Women
Dr. Mary John on the History of the Feminist Movement in India
Samyukta Subramanian on How the Pandemic Is Impacting Girls’ Education on the Ground
Dr. Aliya Rao on Gendered Attitudes Towards Unemployment and Work
Dr. Sarah Pinto on Perceptions of Women and Mental Illness in India
Dr. Madhavi Menon on Histories of Desire, Queerness and Sexuality in India
Dr. Mahuya Bandyopadhyay on Prisoners’ Rights and Prison Reform in India
Dr. Pooja Satyogi on Understanding Policing in India as Labour
Dr. Harini Nagendra On Using Ecological Imagination to Build Sustainable Indian Cities
Dr. Jeemol Unni on How India’s COVID‑19 Jobs Crisis Will Impact Women in the Workforce
Dr. Ashwin Balagopal on What the COVID‑19 Pandemic Has Taught Us About Public Health Policy
Rajiv Khandelwal on Understanding the Migrant Labour Crisis in India
Dr. Madhu Pai on the COVID‑19 “Infodemic” and Reimagining Global Health
Dr. Himanshu Burte on the COVID‑19 Pandemic and the Future of Urban Spaces in India
Dr. Vikram Patel on the Pandemic and Mental Health in India
Is Surveillance Ever Okay?
Do Women Need To Be Protected?
Do Our Films Need a Censor Board?
Does the ‘Dream Job’ Exist?
Is Cheating the System Okay?
Does the World Need More Children?
Do We Really Need School Exams?
Does Trauma Make You Stronger?
What Does Sensitive Media Coverage of Sexual Violence Look Like?
What’s Wrong With Rebound Relationships?
Is Escapism During a Crisis Okay?
Is Blame Constructive In Times of Crisis?
Do We Need Celebrities To Be Activists?
Can We Speak Ill of the Dead?
What’s Wrong With Having a ‘Type’?
Can Pop Culture Nostalgia Be Harmful?
Should We Reject All Sanskars?
Do Children Need To Be Protected From Sex in Media?
Are Royal Families Relevant Anymore?
Is There Anything Good About Consumerism?
Is Reality TV All Bad?
Should We Stop Glorifying Gym Bodies?
How Important Is Sex in a Romantic Relationship?
Is Showing Vulnerability a Sign of Weakness?
Should People Be Accountable for Their Partners’ Transgressions?
Can Art Critique Religion Without Being Offensive?
Should Homemakers Be Paid a Salary?
Is Eating Meat Ethical?
The Worst and Worst of 2020
Should Teens Be Accountable for Their Behaviour Online?
Can Jealousy Ever Be a Good Thing?
What Does It Mean to Be ‘Anti‑National’?
Does Society Benefit From Fan Cultures?
How Responsible Are We for Others’ Mental Health?
What’s the Problem With Public Nudity?
Is It Ever Okay To Not Practice What You Preach?
Is It Okay To Comment on Others’ Unhealthy Lifestyle Choices?
What Makes Relationships Toxic?
Should Brands Take Positions on Social Justice Issues?
Is Snitching Wrong?
Should All Women Uplift All Women?
Does the Context of a #Metoo Accusation Matter?
Can Women Be Misogynistic?
Is Vanity Always a Bad Thing?
Is Chivalry Dead? (And Should It Be?)
Do Friends and Family Need To Approve of People You Date?
Can Mockery Ever Be a Sign of Affection?
Is the Notion of Inheritance Flawed?
Re‑Release: Do Friendships Require Emotional Boundaries?
Is It Time We Stop Worshipping Our Elders?
When Is Flirting Creepy and When Is It Flattering?
Is Social Media Killing or Elevating Public Discourse?
Can Kink Help Us Better Understand Consent?
Is It Time to Change How We Talk About Infidelity?
Should Long‑Term Romantic Partnerships Be a Life Goal?
Who Is Responsible for Educating People About Social Justice?
Is Violence a Valid Form of Protest?
Capitalism: Broken Economic System or Convenient Scapegoat?
In Conversation With the Women Behind ‘Four More Shots Please’
Special Episode: Pakistani Feminists Talk Desi Activism
Can Sexual Harassers Or Abusers Be ‘Good’ Men?
Will Lockdown Change Beauty Norms For Good?
Coronavirus Conspiracy Theories Special
Has Lockdown Made Us Reconsider the Work From Home Fantasy?
Has the Lockdown Made Celebrities More #Relatable?
Is Fighting the Coronavirus Pandemic an Individual or State Responsibility?
Is Catfishing Okay?
Should We Circulate Images of Violence on Social Media?
Conspiracy Theories Special
Should We Care About Politicians’ Romantic Lives?
Is Celebrating Valentine’s Day an Act of Rebellion in India?
Is Heckling a Valid Form of Dissent?
Is Cancel Culture Harmful?
Is Celebrity Gossip Harming Our Social Discourse?
Is Monogamy Outdated?
Does Social Media Aid or Dilute Protest Movements?
Is the RomCom Still Relevant in 2020?
The Year‑End Special
Can the Body Positivity Movement Ever Be Truly Inclusive?
Should Rape and Sexual Violence Be Portrayed in Film and on TV?
Does ‘Men Are Trash’ Rhetoric Help or Hurt the Fight for Gender Equality?
Do Friendships Require Emotional Boundaries?
Is Ghosting Ethical?
When Is It Ethical to Stand By a Friend or Family Member Accused of Sexual Harassment?
How Okay Is It to Date Someone Much Younger?
Should All Cultural Content Be Viewed From a Social Justice Perspective?
Has the MeToo Movement in India Been Successful?
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