Discussions

Re: Satyogi on Ahmed, 'Mohandas Gandhi: Experiments in Civil Disobedience'

Pooja Satyogi's Review of Ahmed, Talat, Mohandas Gandhi: Experiments in Civil Disobedience, has captured the gist of Gandhi's portrayal by Talat Ahmed. She has been rather kind on the author as she doesn't say that the author has continued with the colonialists' view of Gandhi's actions as aimed at preserving the colonial order. Gandhiji was all for the overthrow of the decaying order. He was willing to mobilize people for its final overthrow, but never by violence, which would have made it more liked by the western educated elites of the subcontinent

New Book: "Before Tito: The Communist Party of Yugoslavia during the Great Purge (1936–1940)" by Stefan Gužvica

The time of the Great Purge in the Soviet Union has been one of the most controversial and under-researched periods in the history of the Communist Party of Yugoslavia (KPJ). Secrecy has surrounded it because of the executions of most leading members of the party from the interwar era, while its appeal lies in the fact that, at the end of this period in 1939, Josip Broz Tito became the party general secretary, a post he would hold until his death in 1980.

CfA: CfA: Fellowships for Research and Travel in South East European Studies

The American Institute for Southeast European Studies (AISEES) is happy to announce this year's call of applications for its fellowship and travel grant program, designed to promote research by North American scholars in southeastern Europe and support scholars in southeastern Europe who wish to attend professional conferences in North America. 

Breaking History: Episode 33- "Building An Anti-Racist, Anti-Fascist Working Class Sports Culture From Below in the United States, 1918-1950" with James WJ Robinson

Breaking History: A World History Podcast  
Episode 33- Strikes and Strikeouts:
Building An Anti-Racist, Anti-Fascist Working Class Sports Culture From Below in the United States, 1918-1950
with James WJ Robinson

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