Visiting Professors

Visiting Professor 2017

Name

Title  and date of the Lectures

Shri Keki N. Daruwalla

  • Historical Fiction: Negotiating the Personal and the Historical (06 June 2017)
  • Neutral Space? Politics and Poetry  (15 June 2017)

Professor Jean-Luc Racine

  • India and the World, 1991-2013  (03 August 2017)
  • India’s “Soft power” cultural diplomacy and civil society (09 August 2017)
  • A New Normal? The Modi-Fiction on India (18 August 2017)

Visiting Professor 2016

Name

Title  and date of the Lectures

Professor Sridhar Rajeswaran

  • W.B. Yeats a Dialectic of Desire and Nation: The Body of a Woman and the Lie of the Land (06 May 2016)
  • Girish Karnad: Beginnings, Ends and New Beginnings  (12 May 2016)
  • Earth 1947 through the Fish-Eye: Imaging the Fish-Eye: Imaging the Landscape of Memory (23 May 2016)

Professor Pulapre Balakrishnan

  • Markets, Growth and Social Justice: Twenty Five Years of Economic Reforms (09 June 2016)
  • Rights and Capabilities: A Reflection on Democracy and Development in India (16 June 2016)
  • Knowing where you come from: the economy of early independent India revisited (23 June 2016)

Professor Udayon Misra

  • Re-Defining the Indian Nation: The Northeast Experience-I (06 September 2016)
  • Re-Defining the Indian Nation: The Northeast Experience-II (20 September 2016)
  • Re-Defining the Indian Nation: The Northeast Experience-III (26 September 2016

Visiting Professor 2015

Name

Title  and date of the Lectures

Professor Sanjukta Dasgupta

  • Colonized: Nation, Familial Spaces and Gender in Tagore’s Texts (07 May 2015)
  • Colonized: The Bengali Woman Writer in British India (13 May 2015)
  • “Tagore’s Daughters: Ambivalence and Paradox in Family Life” (22 May 2015)

Professor Jon Mathieu

  • Global History of Mountain Regions: Economic and Cultural Diversity (04 June 2015)
  • Global History of Mountain Regions: Pastoralism and Urbanisation (17 June 2015)
  • Global History of Mountain Regions: Religious Ideas and Practices (25 June 2015)

Professor Sunanda Sen

  • Markets, State and Society (17 August 2015)
  • Why China Matters? (24 August 2015)

Professor Alastair Bonnett

  • From White to Western(10 September 2015)
  • Radical Nostalgia? Yearnings for the Past in Anti-colonialism and Post-colonialism(21 September 2015)
  • What is Occidentalism?: The idea of the West in the Creation of Diverse Modernities (28 September 2015)

Professor Claire Joubert

Ø  Poetics of the People: B.R. Ambedkar’s Discursive Strategies in Democracy (08 October 2015)

Ø  Poetics of the People: B.R. Ambedkar and the Speech Acts of Democracy (20 October 2015)

Ø  All Literature as Vulgar: Ambedkarite Constructions of Poetics and Politics (28 October 2015)