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10. 04. 2014
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‘Event, Metaphor, Memory’ Or A Tale of Two Disciplines

  Brinda Bose   Event I: At the Social Sciences Building, DU, on an April afternoon Shahid Amin has about a year to go for his retirement from the History department at Delhi...

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05. 04. 2014
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The Vision of Drythelm

  Jacques Le Goff [Jacques Le Goff, the medieval historian and editor-in-chief of the journal Annales died last Tuesday, April 1, 2014. Here is a section from his ground-breaking work The Birth of...

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30. 03. 2014
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This Beautiful Parable of the May-Be Land

Prasanta Chakravarty     आँखों देखी—The film begins with flying and ends in flying. A man takes a leap off a cliff and piercing wind brushes against his face and lo, he is a...

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22. 03. 2014
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Heaven, Hell and Five Books

  Ma Jian, in a conference on ActivistHumanities at SOAS, University of London last week, said that Tiananmen made a writer out of him. And travelling 10,000 miles after the event made him a Chinese. When you see and...

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11. 03. 2014
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Hiuen Tsang

  Temsula Ao   When I was assigned to a regular House after about a week of my arrival, I was ‘appropriated’ by some seniors who were already in class X. As a...

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01. 03. 2014
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Vernaculars Underground: Histories, Politics, Aesthetics–ABSTRACTS AND BIONOTES

March 7th and 8th, NMML, New Delhi I           Speakers Anil Yadav, Sinews of the Political in the Hindi Underground The world of blogs is a mystery. It comes...

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20. 02. 2014
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The Wayfarer of Being

Manash Bhattacharjee   [This obituary piece was written on the night of 19 April 1998, in Poorvanchal, JNU, on receiving the news of Octavio Paz’s death. It was handwritten in a ruled class...

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09. 02. 2014
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A MargHumanities-NMML Conference – Vernaculars Underground: Histories, Politics, Aesthetics

March 7th and 8th, 2014, at Teen Murti House, New Delhi Is it possible to create something of a larger platform for humanities studies by stepping outside of academia to think about it...

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19. 01. 2014
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The Diva & the Minister

  Prasanta Chakravarty It is indeed remarkable when a chief minister of a state gets a by-line in a leading newspaper, even if that is ghost written to a considerable degree. But it...

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15. 01. 2014
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Ingeborg Bachmann & Paul Celan: Herzzeit/Heart’s Time, A Correspondence

  Paul Celan was born in 1920 in Bucovina, Romania. He became one of the most prominent 20th century poets. Celan committed suicide in Paris, in 1970, before turning 50. Ingeborg Bachmann was...

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03. 01. 2014
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Wild Donkey’s Bray

Rana Roychowdhury ----------------------------------------------------------------- Rage I Have Veiled Rage I have veiled Cranes fly I see with binoculars Their whites flutter in  the skies This janasamaj, medicines, bandage Blazing flowers, window concealed All this...

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30. 12. 2013
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All The Shared Experiences Of The Lived World II

                [This is the second and concluding part of the conversation between R. Sivakumar and Parvez Kabir on art practice and  its history.] ------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Shiv...

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24. 12. 2013
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All The Shared Experiences Of The Lived World

  [R. Siva Kumar is one of the most revered living historians of Modern Indian Art. A singular authority on the Santiniketan School and its tradition, Siva Kumar is also widely known for...

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20. 12. 2013
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The Loss of Wor(l)ds: Theatre in Manipur and Heisnam Kanhailal

    Trina Nileena Banerjee   “The child, I looked at the new born child crying. I noticed that the whole body of the child cries. But actors only use a certain resonator....

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