Controversy is Thy Name: Does JNU Really Need Romila Thapar’s CV?

How have the controversies surrounding JNU changed the university in the past five years? Tune in!

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Recently, JNU asked at least five professors emeritae, including historian Romila Thapar and sociologist TK Oommen, to submit their CVs to a university-appointed committee.

This is part of revised guidelines consistent with practices of some other universities -- at least that’s what JNU administration says -- but it’s raked up a controversy as to what these guidelines are.

We talk about that, of course, in this episode but stay on till the end of the podcast because we also take a look at how these controversies that the university is running into is connected to how much the university has changed in the past the years.

Tune in to The Big Story for more!

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