‘Selfie Survivors’: symptomatic of blatant disaster normalization in India?
Mausumi Chetia is a doctoral candidate within the Erasmus Initiative Vital Cities and Citizens. Her research focuses on families facing protracted disaster-displacement in Assam, a state in the northeastern region of India.
Based on her current research and previous field-based engagements in India, she makes observations regarding shifting popular cultures in the context of recurring disasters, in the February 2021 issue of Eleventh Column. You can read her piece here.