Work

Essays

Who Owns the Republic, Outlook India, 23.01.2020 

Lessons from the Verdict, Indian Express, 07.06.2019 

At have eller ikke have Hawa (Danish), Weekendavisen, 11.04.2019

Ny Dynamik i Sydasien (Danish), Weekendavisen, 07.03.2019

Academic Articles

The Market Hunters: Corporate Masculinity and the Art of Opening the Economy, Tasveerghar: A Digital Archive of South Asian Popular Culture. 2020. PDF | WEB

World as Commodity: Or, How the ‘Third World’ became ‘Emerging Market’, Comparative Studies in South Asia, Africa and Middle East, 38 (2): 377-395. 2018. PDF

Southern Futures: Thinking through Emerging Markets Comparative Studies in South Asia, Africa and Middle East, 38 (2): 365-375 (with John Comaroff and Keith Hart). 2018. PDF

“I am India Shining: The Investor-Citizen and the Indelible Icon of Good Times’, Journal of Asian Studies, Volume 75 (3): 621-648. 2016. PDF

Post-exotic India: Remixed Histories and Smart Images in the Contemporary Global, Identities: Global Studies in Power and Culture, Volume 23(3): 307-326. 2016. PDF

Aesthetics of Arrival: Spectacle, Capital and Novelty in post-reform India, Identities: Global Studies in Power and Culture, Volume 23(3): 265-275 (with Thomas Blom Hansen). 2016. PDF

The Innovative Indian: Common Man and the Politics of Jugaad Culture, Contemporary South Asia, Volume 24 (3): 313-327. 2016. PDF

Snakes and Ladders: Rethinking Social Mobility in Post-reform India, Contemporary South Asia, Volume 24(3): 229-241 (with Nandini Sundar). 2016. PDF

Good Times, Brought to you by Brand Modi, Television and New Media, Vol. 16(4): 323-330. 2015. PDF

Writing History in a Paperless World: Archives of the Future, History Workshop Journal, Volume 79, Number 1, 242-253. 2015. PDF

Wound, Waste, History: Re-reading 1984, Economic and Political Weekly, 1st November 2014, Volume XLIX, No. 43&44, 34-38. PDF

Podcasts / Videos

Brand New Nation Book Discussion Video 27.08.2020 Watch video

South Asia from Afar, South Asian Studies, Oxford University 23.06.2020. Watch video