Migrant communities

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Amrita Chattopadhyay
A smell! A true Florentine smell! Every city, let me teach you, has its own smell. E.M. Forster, A Room with a View (1908) In a survey of historical studies of smell, Jonathan Reinarz refers to the 'rich melange of olfactory sensations' offered by cities and towns (first explored in Aroma: A…
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Anusha Sundar
  India was long characterized as the ‘land of snake charmers’, bringing to mind images of dusky men with dangerous-looking snakes winding round their bodies while they played the flute. The genesis of such images can be traced back to the ‘oriental gaze’ that informed both academic and…
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