Below is a list of teaching resources that I drew up as a supplement to my forthcoming (2023, 55(2)) Antipode article, “Class, Caste, Gender, and the Materiality of Cement Houses in India“. It’s part of new initiative started by antipodeonline.org, called The Critical Classroom, that aims “to create a commons resource of radical geography teaching […]

Out now in Antipode journal. My peer-reviewed article (below) on the intersectional class, caste, and gender dynamics of new cement houses in India. It’s open access and can be viewed here. Menon, S. (2023). Class, Caste, Gender, and the Materiality of Cement Houses in India. Antipode, 55 (2) 10.1111/anti.12898 Abstract Recently, large parts of India and […]

I was invited to speak at TEDx NIT-Calicut on April 30, 2022. Many thanks to the organizing team, led by Varghese George and Vardhah Moidu, and the students of NIT-Calicut for a well organized and engaging event. Details about the event and speakers can be found below; https://www.ted.com/tedx/events/49316 https://tedxnitc.com/ https://www.facebook.com/TEDxNITCalicut/

Below is a collection of essays and articles written by critical scholars and commentators about one of the most widely extracted materials on earth: sand. This list has been compiled with the assistance of many colleagues and peers at conferences and workshops over the last few years. It is not meant to be an exhaustive list, […]

I’m happy to announce that I am the first recipient of the prestigious Taraknath Das Memorial Fellowship for carrying out my doctoral dissertation research project in Kochi, Kerala in southern India, “(De)Constructing Concrete: Capital, Nature, and Infrastructures in Urbanizing India”. More details about my project can be found at https://www.indiastudies.org/first-taraknath-das-memorial-fellowship-awarded-to-siddharth-menon/

I’m happy to announce that I have been awarded an American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS) Junior Fellowship (2022-2023) for carrying out my doctoral dissertation research project, “(De)Constructing Concrete: Capital, Nature, and Infrastructures in Urbanizing India.” More details about the award can be found at https://www.indiastudies.org/research-fellowship-programs/current-aiis-fellows/