Indira Arumugam is an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the National University of Singapore. As an anthropologist, she does fieldwork in Tamil Nadu, India, and among the Tamil diaspora in Singapore. Her research interests include popular politics, rituals practices, kinship relations, and play and pleasure.

Andrea Barbieri earned his medical degree and completed his residency in psychiatry at the University of Turin. He currently works as a community psychiatrist at the Department of Mental Health in Cuneo (Italy).

Miranda Brown is professor of Chinese Studies at the University of Michigan and a co-editor of Global Food History. She is the author of The Politics of Mourning in Early China (SUNY Press, 2007) and The Art of Medicine in Early China: The Ancient and Medieval Origins of a Modern Archive (Cambridge University Press, 2015), as well as “Mr. Song’s Cheeses: Southern China, 1368–1644,” which appeared...

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