02. 02. 2012
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For Some Gup-Shup (Conversation With Laughter) In Faridabad

 Faridabad Majdoor Samachar To contribute to radical social transformations that are mushrooming all over the world, feel free about : stammering, fragmentariness, incoherence, missing steps....   Social (and natural) reality are very complex...

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07. 11. 2011
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Aliens of the same world: The Case of Bangla Science Fiction

Bodhisattva Chattopadhyay Locating Bangla Science Fiction SF as a genre has always presented problems of definition. Since Gernsback’s “scientifiction”, attempts to define the nature of this genre have been common, so much so that...

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03. 09. 2011
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Tram-Traveller

  Utpal Kumar Basu (translated by HUG) Some of the days my office would start early. Used to sit with work pretty much  in the morning. By noon I would usually take a...

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03. 07. 2011
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London: What Cities Tell Late at Night

Akhil Katyal During late evenings, just before the cemetery closed for the public, you could always notice guys cruising each other. Often returning home on a bus, if you took the fun 'long-cut'...

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09. 06. 2011
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Pranayam Revolution & the Baba

Varuni Bhatia The Strange Case of Baba Ramdev A young Yadav lad, the son of a low-income Haryana farmer, grows up in the decade of the seventies, the low-point of Nehruvian socialism. He...

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19. 05. 2011
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The City and the Writer: In Bogota with Gonzalo Marquez Cristo

If each city is like a game of chess, the day when I have learned the rules, I shall finally possess my empire, even if I shall never succeed in knowing all the...

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02. 05. 2011
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Reflections on “Being Queer” in Kolkata

Niharika Banerjea “To speak of sexuality, and of same-sex love in particular, in India today is simultaneously an act of political assertion, of celebration, of defiance and of fear” (Narrain and Bhan 2005,...

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05. 04. 2011
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Dread Not Rasta

                                                                                    Richard C. Salter   The dusty street into St. Thomas, a medium-sized coastal village in the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, ran east to west along a garbage-strewn stream spiked with disposable diapers...

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22. 03. 2011
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Cordial Old Mates: Adorno-Marcuse Exchanges

Correspondence on the German Student Movement Theodor Adorno/Herbert Marcuse Prof. Dr. Theodor W. Adorno 6 Frankfurt am Main Kettenhofweg 123 14 February 1969 Dear Herbert I wrote to you on 24 January and...

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23. 02. 2011
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Some Notes toward Queering the Humanities in the University

Brinda Bose Has the increasing visibility of the movement against Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (that criminalises homosexual behaviour) in recent years brought any significant change to gendered spaces in Indian...

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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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13. 01. 2011
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Politics and Ethics in Communist Practice:From the Margins of the Indian Left

Rajarshi Dasgupta Let me begin by explaining the subtitle, which should be relatively easier than the title. Who or what exactly belongs to the margins of communist politics in India? First, let me tell...

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