S3E6: The Right to Belong

This episode explores ques­tions of cit­i­zen­ship, dis­place­ment, state­less­ness, and the ways in which they are relat­ed to aspects of race and gen­der. The dis­cus­sion includes an exam­i­na­tion of the right to belong to a state and the right of peo­ple to move across bor­ders in search of secu­ri­ty and sta­bil­i­ty in the con­text of South Asia and beyond.


Shalini Randeria

Shalini Randeria is Rector and President of the Central European University (Vienna/Budapest). Before, she was Professor of Social Anthropology and Sociology at the Graduate Institute Geneva, and Rector of the Institute of Human Sciences (IWM) in Vienna from 2014 to 2021. She has published widely on the anthropology of globalisation, law, the state and social movements. Her empirical research on India also addresses issues of post-coloniality and multiple modernities.