02. 10. 2012
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Political Iconography & the Female Political Leader: The Case of Indira Gandhi, Some Initial Questions

   Trina Nileena Banerjee     ‘The coming generation will feel extremely proud of the name of Indira Gandhi. They will worship her as the personification of Sita, Lakshmi and Durga. Long live...

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06. 08. 2011
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Off Modern: A Conversation with Raqs

  1. Moinak Biswas: Your recent show in Calcutta, 'Premontions', seems to speak of the fractures within the flow of time that we all inhabit. An internally anomalous time has engaged you as...

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11. 07. 2011
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Ideal & Waste?

Amiya Dev We know that Châr Adhyây (Four Chapters) was Rabindranath’s second political novel. We also know that like Ghare-Bâire (The Home and the World), 1916, the first, it fared ill with nationalists,...

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18. 04. 2011
sabitha1

The Modalities of ‘Coming Out’

T.P. Sabitha   I propose to look at the dynamics of the production of two kinds of subjects, the autobiographical and the fictional, and attempt to see how a gay identity informs and transforms...

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08. 03. 2011
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The Blind Kingdom

Véronique Tadjo Chapter One; Earth Jolts The earth jolted, violently – all of a sudden – while most inhabitants still slept. In a matter of seconds, the world turned upside down. The ground...

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01. 03. 2011
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The First Strawberries in India

John Plotz Born, bred, and married in India, the octogenarian Harriet Tytler in 1903 still described herself and her fellow Anglo-Indians as "exiles in a foreign land" . That obdurate refusal of Indianness...

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25. 02. 2011
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The Second Discovery of America

  Eduardo Galeano For Pedro Arsipe, homeland meant nothing. It was the place where he was born, which meant nothing to him because he had no choice in the matter, and that was...

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11. 02. 2011
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Collective Pride

  Arindam Chakrabarti   One good thing about collective pride seems to be that it has a tendency to curb or neutralize individual pride. One often takes pride in one's family or school...

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28. 01. 2011
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Courtesans in the Academia?

  Basuli Deb The National Women’s Studies Association in the US selected “Outsider Feminisms” as one of the sub-themes for their annual conference at Denver, Colorado, in November 2010. The conference itself was...

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