Varsha Venkatasubramanian discusses the many trajectories of modernization as a theoretical concept. She focuses mainly on the history of development in the US and in India, through the cold war years and continuing to the present day.

Varsha (@varsha_venkat_ on Twitter) is a graduate student focusing on the history of dams in the US and the World as it relates to foreign policy, policy history, environmental movements, and legal history. She is particularly interested in US-India relations and infrastrcuture projects during the 1950s to the 1980s.

Image: Sardar Sarovar Dam, Gujarat, India.

Music used in promotional material: ‘Warm is Near’ by Post Human Era

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