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16. 05. 2015

Keisham Priyokumar and the Economy of Fragmented Narratives

Loiya Leima Oinam [This essay is on changing trends in identity formation in Manipur. I focus on the construction of the ethnic outsider in relation to anti-outsider movements and the Kuki Naga clashes...

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08. 05. 2015


    Prasanta Chakravarty   ওর আর কোনো গতি নেই জানো, কবিতা লেখা ছাড়া—she does not have any recourse, you know, other than writing poetry. This is what rings in my ears. This...

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02. 05. 2015

Fake Tree, Real Death

     Anil Kumar  Yadav   [The original Hindi version of this essay appeared in Tehelka yesterday, May 1, 2015.  Translation: HUG] ----------------------------------------- Among the things with which the future shall take stock of and measure...

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24. 04. 2015
Lettrist International 1954

No More Flat Feet

Serge Berna, Jean-Louis Brau, Guy-Ernest Debord & Gil J. Wolman Internationale Lettriste #1 (November 1952) _________________________________________ Sub Mack Sennett director, sub-Max Linder actor, Stavisky of the tears of unwed mothers and the little orphans...

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18. 04. 2015

Gathering Shadows, Shamsher Bahadur Singh

Lakshmidhar Malviya (Gathering Shadows, Shamsher Bahadur Singh. Years covered: 1961-1975) __________________________________________________ ईमान गड़बड़ी में है दिल के हिसाब में लिक्खा हुआ कुछ और मिला है किताब में (Top Floor, Just Fit, 1961)  ***...

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16. 04. 2015
The New Between Past and Future: The Question of Method in the Humanities II (Video Clips)

The New Between Past and Future: The Question of Method in the Humanities II (Video Clips)

Dear HUG Readers: Here are the youtube links to the video clips of the forum (second & final in the series) on 'The New Between Past and Future: The Question of Method in the Humanities...

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08. 04. 2015

Boundaries and Porosities: The Question of Method in the Humanities (Video Links)

Dear HUG Readers: Here are the freshly uploaded youtube links to the video clips of the first forum on 'Boundaries and Porosities: The Question of Method in the Humanities' ---a collaboration between MargHumanities and...

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27. 03. 2015

On Misunderstanding the Will of God

Amlan Das Gupta   The critique of violence is the philosophy of its history Walter Benjamin   I wish in this essay to consider a question which presents itself with some force in...

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21. 03. 2015

The Chowkidaar

  Kritika Chettri Above Deorali, outside the Tashi Ding hotel, the chowkidaar budo stood letting smoke from his beedi trail down to the mist that had begun erasing the valley. Inside, men and...

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15. 03. 2015

My Meat is Yours

                                                        Biplab Chowdhury   [Biplab Chowdhury is...

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09. 03. 2015

Calcutta, Crow

Brinda Bose I what conversations do you hold with the room you grew up in? are they the colour texture stink of seaweed, soaked in the spirit of briny seas olive black with...

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03. 03. 2015

Women in Unemployment & Revolutions at the Workplace

Avinash Mishra   [Avinash Mishra is one of the most expressive, dangerous and suicidal voices in the world of literature today. The following reflection arises out of Agyeya’s Shekhar: Ek Jeevani, a novel...

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01. 03. 2015

Textile Strikes and the Dialectical Montage: Looking at Albert Pinto ko Gussa Kyun Aata Hai?

Mantra Mukim In one of the early scenes in the film, Albert Pinto ko Gussa Kyun Aata hain?, we see Albert Pinto entering his house, and demanding a cup of tea. A harmless...

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12. 02. 2015
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Kafka’s Parable, or, Literature Between Past and Future

Supriya Chaudhuri Suhita Sinha Roy Memorial Lecture, Paschimbanga Bangla Akademi, 9 January 2015. This lecture was delivered in the evening of 9 January, Professor Jasodhara Bagchi having passed away in hospital that morning....

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