Questions for Whitehead, ‘Repopulating the Landscape’

Questions for Whitehead, ‘Repopulating the Landscape’
1. What aspect of the Sardar Sarovar project has received little attention so
2. What is the status of the Sanctuary?
3. What is the difference between a wildlife sanctuary and a national park?
4. What is the basic opposition between place and space?
5. How does the Forestry Department view the landscape that comprises the
proposed Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary?
6. What are the historical origins for this view of space?
7. What are some recent conflicts between the Tadvi, Vassawa and the
Forestry Department?
8. How do the Vassawa orient their kinship relations in terms of the
9. How do lineage histories relate to place-based histories?
10. How do these groups hope to influence Indian courts?
11. What has the legal system in India been based upon?
12. What kinds of ‘oral histories’ are therefore thought to be important?
13. Why is oral history often different than that conceived of by the courts?
14. Have there been any recent successes for oral history narratives in India?