Megnaa Mehtta

Megnaa Mehtta is an environmental anthropologist with an interest in values, emotions, mythologies and ideas of well-being, as they intersect with debates in global conservation and political ecology. She is currently working on her book manuscript tentatively titled Conserving life: political imaginaries from a submerging forest.

The quintessential prey

Care, coexistence and predation in a recent Hindi film on human-animal relations.

Jul 26, 2021

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