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07. 03. 2012
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The Civic & the Ludic

                  Rajarshi Dasgupta & Prasanta Chakravarty Abstract This dialogue, written in 2008, tried to unpack the terms of thinking about the transformations in Indian politics, especially in West...

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04. 03. 2012
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Letter from Advaita Malla Barman

                                                                                                                                                                            Gokanghat, Tipprah  23.6. 34         Dear Brother, I have read your poem a few times, from beginning to the end. I would like to Read more [...]

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02. 03. 2012
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No Detergent Can Undo

    Sreyashi Goswami           Books:  Lover forever, makes strong friends, permanent enemies. Flower: Softness or is it  hallucination. Brotherhood: Feeling towards a brother that needs to be chiseled for...

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22. 02. 2012
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Pancho Adrienzén, Late 1970s & Peruvian Films

NOTE ON PERU IN THE 1970s In October 1968, President Fernando Belaúnde Terry was ousted in a military coup and succeeded by General Juan Velasco Alvarado. Velasco's government was one of contradictions. It...

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19. 02. 2012
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The Importance of Being Big B

   Ahmer Nadeem Anwer Doesn't have a point of view, Knows not where he's going to, Isn't he a bit like you and me? Nowhere Man, please listen - You don't know what...

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16. 02. 2012
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Form, Sensation, Emotion

[HUG interviews Santanu Das in the wake of his talk on D. H. Lawrence’s poetry in Delhi University on February 9, 2012] HUG: If I may take your reflections on Lawrence this week...

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15. 02. 2012
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Success, Publishing & Indian Comics

Bharath Murthy This piece is a presentation of my views on the comics medium in India, and some of my ideas for the growth of the form. These ideas are the result of...

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12. 02. 2012
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Beware the Swiss Bearing Sausages?

Prasanta Chakravarty In a 2007 art summer school held in Irsee, southern Germany, the English artist Clive Head and the Anglo-Cypriot writer and art theorist Michael Paraskos held a joint class. Head and Paraskos had previously taught together at...

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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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02. 02. 2012
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Post-colonial Kali

Arindam  Chakrabarti Before Independence, patriotism often took the shape of mother-worship. The rhetoric of ‘sacrifice’ or balidaan bridged the gap between the political and the religious. In these post-patriotic times, should we, globalized urban intellectuals,...

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20. 01. 2012
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Bashonti

Chandril Bhattacharya Is this Bashonti Sanyal who imprints red-lac dye and rubs lotus-petals on her palms. Is this Bashonti Mukherjee who lights candles every morning on the window sill so that her lover...

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11. 01. 2012
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Anger, Us & HumanitiesUnderground

Prasanta Chakravarty To the HUG blog, WordPress says: ‘you have reached the goal of 75 posts’. A year ago, one didn’t begin with any goal. It was an angry morning, I recall, needless perhaps,...

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03. 01. 2012
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The Multicultural Empire

Saroj Giri Unfortunately Niall Ferguson has managed to distract Pankaj Mishra from the main theatre of empire-building today which is more than just western superiority or domination. Both reify ‘western domination’, crediting it...

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20. 12. 2011
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Lover, Lunatic or a Languishing Venereal Patient

Nikhil Biswas We credit the bravado of expressing our popping thoughts in immediate language smelling of fresh nascence. But in reality it is proven that the bravado is hollow, and worshiping that cleverness is devoid...

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