• WORSHIPPING THE GODDESS OF FEMININE STIGMA AND WOMEN POWER: Raveena Tandon as Laxmi Rathod.

    Women and religion. Women in religion. Feminism and Religion could sound distinctly different topics. But the two influence each other in more ways than one. On one hand, it is the idea of goddess and Shakti, which is inspiring and empowering. On the other, many atrocities are carried upon women in the name of religious beliefs and superstitions. Innumerable shades of women have found representation in various media formats which have played a significant role in bringing to the fore the existin…

  • Archive: Food & Drinks Project

    FOOD & DRINKS Under Cultural Identity & Ideology - II TMYS Review September 2022. The Amazon link for ebook/paperback copies of the issue will be updated here in September 2022. THE DIGITAL CONVERSATIONS (I) RELIGIOUS HISTORY OF FOOD CONSUMPTION 1. Religious Practices/Beliefs and their Influence on Food Consumption Behaviour - part I & Part II. A socio-cultural perspective on religiosity and food choices. Delegate Speakers: Sayan Dey Abhishek Parui Richard Schwartz 2. Fasting and Feasting …

  • Abstract & Excerpt: TMYS Review June 2022

    NOTE FROM THE SERIES EDITOR ************** by Dr. Sourav Banerjee TMYS Review is a quarterly imprint of www.tellmeyourstory.biz (TMYS). The first issue came out in 2020 with the vision of popularising stories arising from personal experiences and academic research. Diverse themes covered under TMYS Review are conscious about documenting women's history of a generation because for every subject, every topic, women have a different story to tell which points towards all those aspects that the soci…

  • Archive: Beliefs and Social Customs

    Beliefs and Social Customs Under Cultural Identity & Ideology - I TMYS Review June 2022. The Amazon link for ebook/paperback copies of the issue will be updated here in June 2022. THE DIGITAL CONVERSATIONS (I) SUPERSTITIONS IN THE TRADITION AND PRACTICES OF COMMUNITIES. a. Paranormal & Urban legends and related superstitions Superstitions rooted in Paranormal and urban legends and myths which have influenced social behaviour and hence, community identity. SPEAKERS: Neil D'Silva Abhirup Dhar…

  • Excerpts and Abstracts: TMYS Review March 2022

    POEMS ---------------------------------------------------------------- Title: Contemplation - where is my home? Poet: Merry Baruah Poet intro: Merry Barua, Associate Professor of English at Cotton University, has a PhD from Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati and specializes in Indian Writings in English, Literature of the North East and Literary and Cultural Theory. A former Visiting Faculty at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (Guwahati campus), she is interested in translation and pu…

  • Archive: Forced Migration.

    Archive: Forced Migration. Stories of Armed Conflict & Violence, Pandemic and Human Trafficking I. ARMED CONFLICT & VIOLENCE 1. Identity Crisis & Reconstruction: Consequence of Migration due to Partition The issue of identity fragmentation encountered by the people who migrate during partition; and their attempt to reconstruct a new identity after resettlement. SPEAKERS: Anindita Ghoshal Binod Khadria Anjali Enjeti Pippa Virdee 2. Psychological Trauma: A Scarring Aftermath of Forced Migr…

  • Editorial by Dr. Sourav Banerjee - Women's Resettlement Project - TMYS Review December 2021

    “A gender-equal society would be one where the word ‘gender’ does not exist: where everyone can be themselves.” - Gloria Steinem. The contemporary relevance of the above quotation by the famous American feminist journalist and social political activist of the late 1960s and early 1970s, establishes beyond doubt that gender inequality exists world over, with varying degrees of differences. While an astonishing number of women still strive for a…

  • Archive: Women's Migration and Resettlement

    I. WIDOW'S MIGRATION: the history and socio-religious stimulants 1. Forced or Voluntary Migration of the Widows: the Impact and the Consequences Speakers: Ann Wilder, Lata Murti, Rituparna Bhattacharyya 2. Widows of Kashi: Migration & Resettlement Speakers: Shome Basu, Mona Verma, Rekha Pande. 3. Judicial Arbitration and Resettlement of Widows Speaker: Shri Bindeshwar Pathak. 4. Occupation, Finance, Sustenance - Widows and their Movements Speakers: Prof. Malashri Lal, Meera Khanna. 5…

  • Editorial by Dr. Sourav Banerjee - The Indian Diaspora Project - TMYS Review June 2021

    “Sometimes we feel we straddle two cultures; at other times, that we fall between two stools.” This quotation from Salman Rushdie reveals much about the ambiguous condition of the diasporic people. The term diaspora, which was once an object of suspicion, has now become one of fascination. Once it was historically and politically a loaded concept, today it is not only an impartial term but also an all embracing one for the erstwhile terms like immigrants, refugees, asylum seekers, guest worker…


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