CJIDS Podcast

Confluence: Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies (CJIDS) is a refereed publication of the Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts (SSLA), Pune, that focuses on publishing research articles, commentary, and book reviews authored primarily by students. In this podcast, we revisit previously published articles, and in conversation with the authors try to understand their research process, the specifics of their work, and their experience publishing with CJIDS.

Episode 2 – Natalia Ahmed

Women and Terrorism: Questions of Representation in Bollywood Cinema

In this episode, hosts Shantanu and Keifer speak to Natalia N. Ahmed about her paper Women and Terrorism: Questions of Representation in Bollywood Cinema, published in Volume III. Natalia explains how her paper highlights patterns in four Bollywood films that restrict or rob the agency of the woman’s character. Our hosts gain valuable insight into her research methodology of textual analysis and discuss her experience working with CJIDS.


Episode 1 – Roshni Raheja

The Impact of Advancements in Technology on Marital Communication: An Exploration of Geographically Distanced Marriages in India

In this episode, hosts Shantanu and Maanvi speak to Roshni Raheja about her paper The Impact of Advancements in Technology on Marital Communication: An Exploration of Geographically Distanced Marriages in India, published in Volume IV. They gain valuable insight into her research process, the main findings of her paper, and her experience working with CJIDS.