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Re-imagining Histories through Farthest Field: An Indian Story of the Second World War (Raghu Karnad)

By |2019-03-20T09:53:51+01:00July 25th, 2018|Categories: North India, Reading|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Are nations created by their histories? Raghu Karnad's book 'Farthest Field' problematizes British and Indian memorialisations of WWII.

Imperial Languages/Languages and Empire: A reflection

By |2017-10-20T11:23:55+01:00October 20th, 2017|Categories: Interventions|Tags: , , , , , , |

MULOSIGE's Francesca Orsini interrogates a new collaborative project that explores the interaction between languages and empire and suggests that 'imperial languages' as a conceptual category should be deployed carefully

Reading group with Javed Majeed (King’s College London)

By |2017-08-05T17:01:23+01:00February 22nd, 2017|Categories: Past events, Reading Group|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Javed Majeed joined us for an informative and enjoyable reading group where we discussed his work on the Linguistic Survey of India and its superintendent, George Grierson.

Entangled Histories: Qurratulain Hyder’s Fireflies in the Mist

By |2017-05-23T14:43:34+01:00February 21st, 2017|Categories: North India, Reading|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

When does a book become part of world literature? When it is translated into a major language, published by a metropolitan publisher and endorsed by renowned writers? So why has Qurratulain Hyder’s novel failed to register?