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Faculty Seminar | Introduction: Liberalism and Its Encounters in India


Online (Closed Event)


Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Abstract: In this Introduction to a set of essays that contemplate India’s liberal trajectory, Krishnaswamy, a philosopher, and Majumder, an anthropologist, consider with our divergent disciplinary toolkits, a map of Indian theory. As they see it, there have been four problems that have perpetuated a continuous theoretical dialogue within modern India. The four problems are the problem of caste and social injustice, Hindu-Muslim relations, the relevance of colonial institutions and the question of language and its self-assertive politics.

The full paper will be made available at a later date.