Research and advocacy on social and economic justice issues (India)
Working in India with the Centre for Equity Studies in New Delhi, involved in research and advocacy on social and economic justice issues.
Alex Taylor (2011, History)
From June to August 2014, I travelled to New Delhi, India for an internship with the Centre for Equity Studies (CES). This internship was organised through Camvol, an organization in Cambridge which links students to a variety of humanitarian and development related projects in India. The Centre for Equity Studies is a non-governmental organization/think-tank involved in advocacy and research for the most marginalised communities in India, including survivors of communal violence, the rural and urban poor, and the homeless. I was one of four interns from Cambridge volunteering at CES, and we stayed together in a guesthouse in Haus Khas in the south of Delhi, ten minutes by bus from work. My main project for CES involved research into communal violence in India. I was interested in this topic as a result of my studies in Indian history at Cambridge and I was keen to learn more about religious conflict as well as development in India ... Read more