Photo Essay – Documenting the farmers movement with photographs from the field: An Interview with former sarpanch of Khassan, Dr. Narinder Singh Kang by Diditi Mitra

Fall 2021 1st Paragraph The farmers movement in India, in response to the recently passed farm laws by the Government of India, continues with fervor even as it comes up on a year. Support for the agitating farmers have come from diverse groups, both from within India as well as internationally – climate activists, celebrities, … Read more

Gathering the Vanishing History of Punjab and South Asia Through Crowdsourced Lived Memories by Guneeta Bhalla

Spring 2021 Abstract The 1947 Partition Archive is a crowdsourced oral history repository that trains and empowerscitizens to document life stories of those who witnessed the Partition of India and Pakistan in 1947.The novel methods for oral history documentation used by The 1947 Partition Archive aim todemocratize the telling of history by exploiting modern communication … Read more

India’s Agricultural Market Acts of 2020: Implications for (small) farmers with special reference to Punjab by Sukhpal Singh

Spring 2021 Abstract Agricultural markets are key to ensuring higher farmer incomes, but in India, agriculturalmarket reforms have been stuck for almost two decades as agriculture is a state subject. TheUnion Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare (MoAFW) framed two new Acts onagricultural produce wholesale markets and contract farming (besides amending the EssentialCommodities Act, 1955) … Read more