Since the start of Narendra Modi’s term as India’s prime minister, one witnesses a resurgence of the Hindu far right and Hindutva politics in India, as well as corresponding movements in Hindi cinema and media. From PK (2014) to the much anticipated, and delayed, Padma(a)vat(i) (2018), Bollywood and other forms of contemporary South Asian media have responded to the proliferation of right-wing Hindu ideologies in myriad, oftentimes contentious and frequently innovative ways.
The Masculine Worlds of Race and Power: Objects, Practices and Emotions in Colonial and Post-Colonial Societies in the Long Nineteenth Century
Date: 5th May 2018: CFP DEADLINE: 28TH FEB 2018
Location: University of Warwick
This seminar series including an artists’ forum focuses on two hyper-visible men of the twentieth century, Mahatma Gandhi and Chairman Mao, to consider how they have been transformed over the course of the last century through visual imagery and image-events into globally recognizable “bio-icons.” Situated at the intersection of
I am looking to put together a panel on Imperial Borderlands in the British Empire in the 19th Century for the North American British Studies Conference in Providence RI, in October 2018. My own paper is on Sir Alexander Burnes's _Travels into Bokhara_ (1835); but I would welcome papers on Central Asia, Northern India, Africa, China, Persia, the Middle East, or other contact zones in the world just outside British Imperial reach at the time. Please send detailed abstracts of 500 words by March 1, 2018.
CALL FOR PAPERS
The 1st International Conference on
“China and the South Asia”
November 24-25, 2018
Shanghai University, College of Liberal Arts, Center for Global Studies and Center for South Asian Studies, Shanghai, China
Call for Papers: Graduate Student Conference "Situating Empire: The Great War and Its Aftermaths"
History Department, Harvard University
November 15-16, 2018
CALL FOR PAPERS: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON GENDER AND SEXUALITY IN ASIA (COGEN 2018)
Dates: November 12-14, 2018 | Venue: Monash University Malaysia | Abstract deadline: April 30, 2018
Contemporary religious actors and their significance in gender and sexuality justice in Asia
Call for Papers: Violence and Postcolonial India
International Journal of Humanistic Ideology (Issue 2018)
Guest Editor: Om Prakash Dwivedi, Auro University, India
Following Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, reports emerged of officials seeing Brexit as an opportunity to rebuild the Commonwealth as “Empire 2.0”. These came on the heels of a wave of nostalgia for empire, through a range of TV shows touching the theme, and were in a year’s time followed by a controversial academic project to dredge the history of empires for resources for [Western-led] ‘deployment’.