COVID-19 and the Distress Reverse Migration in India: A Gendered Perspective

School of International Studies, JNU, New Delhi   The heart-wrenching images of the migrant workers walking back to their native places because of the COVID crisis, actually, reflects a larger problem that India has been facing for a long time. The COVID-19 just triggered the ex...

A Short Biography of Tun V.T.Sambanthan : An Indian Leader From Malaya ( Malaysia)

Dr.Ganesan Shanmugavelu,  Institute of Teacher Education Ipoh Campus, Malaysia and Prof. Dr.Balakrishnan Parasuraman, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan   Introduction Thirunyanasambanthan s/o Veerasamy, also known as V.T. Sambanthan, is the 5th President of Malaysian Indian ...

COVID-19: Vulnerability of Refugee and Migrant Workers

Feroz Khan, Research Associate, Institute for Research and Development in School Education (IRDSE), Modern School  Sadananda Sahoo, Assistant Professor, School of Inter-Disciplinary and Trans-Disciplinary Studies (SOITS), IGNOU   Epidemics have had its impact on the human ci...

Health and Safety of Interstate Migrant Workers in India during Covid-19: Inadequacy of the Labour Laws

Divya Balan, Assistant Professor, International Studies.FLAME University, Pune Migrant workers are among the most vulnerable sections of the society in times of both normalcy and emergency. Struggling for a living, they are often exploited and forced to work and live in deplorable conditions;...

Novel Corona virus and Indian Overseas Labour Migrants: Updates from Gulf Cooperation Council Countries

  Novel Corona virus and Indian Overseas Labour Migrants: Updates from Gulf Cooperation Council Countries Rakesh Ranjan, Assistant Professor, Centre for Development Practice and Research, Tata Institute of Social Sciences,Takshila Campus, Patna, India. Email- [email protected] ...

The Virus: Class dimensions of mobility and immobility

The Virus: Class dimensions of mobility and immobility Robin Cohen Robin Cohen is emeritus professor of development studies at the University of Oxford and was formerly professor of sociology at the University of Warwick.   The Covid-19 pandemic has reminded us, the social sc...

Jude the Obscure updated, only she’s a Syrian refugee

Jude the Obscure updated, only she’s a Syrian refugee Robin Cohen (First appeared in the programme of a play in the Hampstead Theatre. Published with the permission of the Author ) It’s been many years since I have read the book, Jude the Obscure, Thomas Har...

Afghan Refugees in India: Key Challenges

Afghan Refugees in India: Key Challenges   Anushka, M.Phil. Student, National Institute of Education Planning and Administration, Email: [email protected]   This is the revised version of the paper published in the Roots and Routes, January-June 2019. &...

Irregular Afghan Migration to Europe

Angeliki Dimitriadi (2018). Irregular Afghan Migration to Europe: At the Margins, Looking In, Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 204 p, ISBN: 978-3-319-52958-5   Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; ...

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