The Code of History and non-Western Pasts: does historiography travel?

By |2017-08-05T16:23:12+01:00October 12th, 2016|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , |

Professor Sanjay Seth (Goldsmiths) argues that history-writing is not the recreation of a past that is always-already there, lying mute and waiting for the historian to give it voice, but is instead a code or genre or technology, one which constructs the past in ways that make it amenable to representation through the code of history.