Tag Archives: materials

Talk: Holtz Center for STS Brown Bag, UW-Madison

As a recipient of 2018-2020 Holtz Center Top-Up Fellowship, I will be presenting my upcoming research on cement/concrete construction in India along with other student award winners at the Holtz Center Brown Bag Series. The Graduate Student Award Winners Panel will take place on Thursday, December 5, 12.30-1.30 PM in 8411 Social Sciences. Please find […]


I will be speaking at the History of Science Brown Bag Lecture Series at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Many thanks to Prof. Pablo Gomez for the invitation. The talk is titled “Gendering Cement, Cementing Gender: The Puccafication of Subjectivities in Urbanizing India.” Please find a working abstract below. Houses in the Kangra valley of Himachal […]

Conference Panel: (Re)assembling the Politics of the Everyday: Things and Materials in Geographical Analysis; AAG 2019, Washington D.C.

(Re)assembling the Politics of the Everyday: Things and Materials in Geographical Analysis Organizers Siddharth Menon (UW-Madison) sidmen@gmail.com Andrew Grant (CU-Boulder)   andrewgrantphd@gmail.com Geographers and scholars in the social sciences and humanities are increasingly interrogating the social and political life of materials, ranging from smaller things like faucets, walls, and chairs to larger transnational infrastructure projects […]