07. 02. 2011
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Reconstructing Historical Materialism II

Jairus Banaji [ This is the second and concluding part of the essay. It was presented at the 6th Annual Historical Materialism Conference in London, 2009]   3. The indeterminacy of ‘free labour’ and the...

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06. 02. 2011
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Reconstructing Historical Materialism

 Jairus Banaji  [This is Part I of a two part essay that HUG is publishing. The paper was presented at the 6th Annual Historical Materialism Conference in London, 2009] What I‘d like to...

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04. 02. 2011
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Acid Rock, Mrinal Sen and The Seventies

Sharmadip (Toy) Basu The Bengali Marxist film-maker Mrinal Sen’s Kolkata Ekattor, or Calcutta ’71, is celebrated in the genealogy of Indian New Wave cinema as an exemplar of dialectical storytelling. Released in 1972,...

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26. 01. 2011
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Lunatic Asylums Arrive in Calcutta

Amit Ranjan Basu The arrival of psychiatry in India was a disjuncture from the practices that already existed for mental healing. Not only were these practices based on concepts that did not follow...

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24. 01. 2011
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Who is a Malayali Anyway?

G. Arunima In 1806, an Anglican priest called Claudius Buchanan travelled to Kerala from Bengal to understand the relationship between Hindus, Jews and Christians there. In a letter that he wrote back home...

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