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Divia Patel


Divia Patel is a writer, lecturer and curatorial assistant in the Indian and South-East Asian Department at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Her main interests are questions of ethnicity, modernization, and Westernization in India and their impact on caste, language, and religion. In collaboration with Rachel Dwyer she has researched and written on the influence of the Indian Cinema on the country’s traditional culture.