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The Funny Thing About Pilgrimages

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From Harvard University’s SoundCloud: PhD candidate in South Asian Studies Nicolas Roth joins us to discuss his recent visit to the Kumbh Mela, a mass Hindu pilgrimage that can grow to be the largest human gathering on Earth. Roth also discusses another “research interest” of his: Indian soap opera.

Listen to the interview here:


Written by jbordo

March 4, 2013 at 7:15 pm

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