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Field to Factory: Film and ethnography of industrialisation in Chhattisgarah, Central India


Introduction

This website links anthropological research and documentary films about life in the Indian steel town of Bhilai in Chhattisgarh State.

The anthropologist whose work is featured is Prof. Jonathan Parry.

The films are by young people living in or near Bhilai who were trained in digital video technology on an access course run as part of the Jandarshan/images in Social Change project funded under the EU-India Economic Cross Cultural Programme.
http://www.delind.cec.eu.int/en/eco/eccp/eccp.htm

The project of linking the films and research was supported by a grant from 
The Subject Network for Sociology, Anthropology, Politics (C-Sap)
http://www.c-sap.bham.ac.uk/