This post is part of the reflections of the first year MA students of Cultural Anthropology and Sociology at University of Mandalay from their field visits. This has to be located against the fact that teaching in Myanmar is still very traditional in its setting and out-dated in its references. We have been trynig to break this by adopting HaB methodology and pedagogy.
Within and outside formal academia, the mobility of people from rural to a more nearby, immediate urban town-scape is a rather discussed phenomenon. In India, though, social mobility of people is also unflinchingly attached to their caste identity.
Located south of New Delhi, Mehrauli (from mehr-grace, auliya- saint) is one of the oldest continuously habited cities of Delhi. The Dramatic expansion of Mehrauli post independence has led to haphazard construction of built up spaces.
There are, at present, 171 higher education institutions in Myanmar responsible for producing human resources who possess the required qualifications for the socio-economic development of the country (National Education Strategic Plan 2016–2021).
African and Asian scholars have had multiple trajectories of collaboration. But these links are conventional. They tend to, by structure of form or content, nudge conversations to revolve around either international relations or economic globalization.