Dr. Kota Neelima is an author, political scientist and researcher, and she writes on gender, farmer issues, poverty and traditions of modern India. An alumna of Jawaharlal Nehru University and University of Delhi, she was Senior Research Fellow, South Asia Studies at the School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Washington DC.
Her latest book is Widows of Vidarbha, Making of Shadows, published by the Oxford University Press. The book studies the lives of widows of farmer suicides and their struggles for survival in extreme poverty. She had also popularised the rural narratives through fiction and her bestselling books include Riverstones, Death of Moneylender, Shoes of the Dead and The Honest Season. Two of her books have been optioned for being made into movies. Neelima has also authored two books on temple traditions of Tirupati, which have been translated into several Indian languages.
SGR Knowledge Foundation Organizes - Online Session
Topic: "Stories of Strangers -- Writing about Invisible India" (Invisible India – the rural poor, migrant workers, farmers’ suicides, and women farmers)
Speaker: Dr. Neelima Kota (Author, political scientist and researcher, and she writes on gender, farmer issues, poverty and traditions of modern India)
On: Wednesday, 20th May 2020
Time: 7:.3o PM
Venue : Your Home at your Mobile
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Dr. Neelima Kota
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