University of Virginia, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Global Intellectual & Political Thought

October 5, 2017

Global Political Thought

Perspectives from South Asia and the Middle East

 

October 5, 2017

Wilson 142

 

9.15am: Welcome and Introduction

Debjani Ganguly
 

9.30am-10.30am

Dilip Menon, University of the Witswatersrand

“Colonial Cosmopolitanisms, Literary Modernism and Deep History: The Essays of Kesari Balakrishna Pillai”

 

10.30am-11.00am: Coffee
 

11.00am-12.00pm

Aditya Nigam, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, New Delhi

“Ambedkar, Micropower and Marxism”

 

12.00-1.00pm

Aishwary Kumar, Stanford University

“A War without End: Ambedkar and the Dispositif of Cruelty.”

 

1.00pm-2.00pm: Lunch
 

2.00pm-3.00pm

Murad Idris, University of Virginia

“Luthers of the Orient: Colonists, Reformers, and Tactical Identifications”

 

3.00pm-4.00pm

Marwa Elshakry, Columbia University

“In Search of a Golden Age: Universal Histories of Science, Islam and the Arabs.”

 

4.00pm-4.30pm: coffee
 

4.30pm-5.30pm

Prathama Banerjee, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, New Delhi

“Equality: Ontology of an Idea”

 

5.30pm-6.00pm: Concluding Remarks

Location: 
Wilson 142
Time: 
9:15 am