V. Sujatha on going beyond the caloric discourse on food

V. Sujatha is a Professor at the Centre for the Study of Social Systems in Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi. In her paper, Econometric and Existential Understanding of Food: Analysing Economic Growth and Nutritional Status in South India, published in Indian Journal of Human Development this year, she argues against the "binary between objective and subjective approaches to social reality".

Conversations at the marché de Sor, Saint-Louis

As a part of their project on Re-profiling Street Food, the researchers from Gaston Berger University interview a few people at the marché de Sor. The marché de Sor is the most influential market in Saint-Louis, Senegal and central to the commerce, culture and activity in the country’s original capital. These interviews include members of authority, customers and vendors. The responses vary between the groups with the authority figure and customers agreeing that changes are need while the vendors demur from any such claim.


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