After participant observation, I started my interviews with the older generation within the Karen community. The aim of the interviews was to get a better understanding of the cultural transformation this community has gone through. By talking to the oldest generation alive (second generation immigrants), I hoped to collect personal anecdotes which revealed the intimate […]

To get through my ambitious endeavor, I reached out to ANET (Andaman and Nicobar Environmental Team) based in Wandoor in the islands.  ANET has aided many researchers in the past who were interested in the islands and has extensively worked alongside the Karen community as well. Through them, I was lucky enough to meet Saw […]

Hi everyone! I am sorry for introducing myself to the CASI family so late, but I am so glad to have this opportunity to be a part of CASI and to be able to read and observe the interesting endeavors everyone has undertaken. I’m Tanvi Mittal, a rising senior at University of Pennsylvania; I am […]