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Science, Culture, and Caste Identity among the Brahmans of Tamil Nadu

Program in South Asian Studies
The Transmission of Culture and Politics in South Asia
Chris Fuller (London School of Economics)


Date/Time: 04/07/11 at 12:00 pm - 04/07/11 at 1:15 pm

Lunch is provided; rsvp to Jayne Bialkowski (

Chris Fuller is a professor in the Department of Anthropology at the London School of Economics, where he specializes in India. A recent research project focused on the modern transformation of traditionally elite Tamil Brahmans into a migratory, urbanized, transnational community. Fuller’s earlier work examined regionalism, nationalism, and globalization in India with a particular focus on middle-class managers and software professionals in Chennai. His other interests include in popular Hinduism, Hindu nationalism, the caste system.

Category: PIIRS