Aastha Tyagi

Aastha Tyagi is a Doctoral candidate in the research group 'State and Democracy'. Her project looks at ways of socialisation into gender and political identities of young women in urban India. By employing ethnographic methods, the study aims to understand the nuances of gendered nationalism and the nature of young people’s association with the nationalist organisations, and engage with scholarship on identity formation, gender & nationalism, negotiation and agency.