Tuesday Seminar
Jan 17


This talk will explore the lives, thought-worlds, and struggles of migrant workers working in a metal polishing export factory in the Okhla Industrial Area of Delhi. The workers of the Okhla factory, I argue, become entangled in activities which give rise to work intensifications, bodily hazards, surface-level respect relations, and competitive envy. According to workers’ implicit cosmological visions, these activities can be seen to arise from a dynamic interplay of souls...

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