Category Archive: Books

नये तेवर का ‘डार्क हॉर्स’

वसीम अकरम पेशे से पत्रकार हैं और साहित्य तथा सिनेमा में रूचि रखते हैं. उनसे talk2wasimakram[at]gmail.com पर संपर्क किया जा सकता है. ‘‘जेतना दिन में लोग एमए–पीएचडी करेगा, हौंक के पढ़ दिया तो ओतना… Continue reading

Medicine in Colonial India

Awadhesh Kumar Jha is a Research Scholar at Centre for Historical Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He can be reached at awadhesh4jnu[at]gmail.com. Book Review Madhuri Sharma, Indigenous and… Continue reading

A real tapestry

Amit Ranjan, Ph D, researches and writes on international affairs. He can be reached at amitranjan.jnu@gmail.com. Book Review The Upstairs Wife: An Intimate History of Pakistan by Rafia Zakaria/Beacon Press, Boston, USA, 2014… Continue reading

RUSSIAN PERCEPTIONS OF INDIA FROM THE EARLIEST TO THE 15TH CENTURY

Awadhesh Kumar Jha is a Research Scholar at Centre for Historical Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He can be reached at awadhesh4jnu[at]gmail.com. Introduction Despite the absence of direct… Continue reading

Understanding memory

Awadhesh Kumar Jha is a Research Scholar at Centre for Historical Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He can be reached at awadhesh4jnu[at]gmail.com. Book Review Joan Tumblety (ed.), Memory… Continue reading

Yashar, My Hero

Joobin Bekhrad is the Founder and Editor of REORIENT, as well as the Co-Founder of artclvb, an online platform for contemporary Middle Eastern art. He is also the author of a new translation… Continue reading

Sutak : A Tale of Two Women

Prakash K Ray is the Editor of Bargad.org. Book Review : Sutak (Novel) by Nadi Palshikar Being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principally in dealing with men. These… Continue reading

Dilip Kumar : The Legend

Amit Ranjan, Ph D, researches and writes on international affairs. He can be reached at amitranjan.jnu@gmail.com. Book Review Dilip Kumar: The Substance and the Shadow by Udayatara Nayar/Hay House India, New Delhi, 2014 /… Continue reading

Academic asks Indian Government, “What happened to the files and why”

Professor Purushottam Agrawal, an eminent academic and a former Professor at Jawaharlal Nehru University (New Delhi) has filed an application under the Right to Information Act asking some serious questions regarding the destruction… Continue reading

Ibn Battuta: a cultural chauvinist and impostor?

Lewis Gropp is editor of ‘Qantara.de – Dialogue with the Islamic world’, literary theorist, and journalist focusing on religious issues and cultural dialogue. His articles have appeared in ‘Sueddeutsche Zeitung’, ‘Neue Zürcher Zeitung’,… Continue reading

पत्रकार मार्खेस

प्रकाश के रे बरगद के संपादक हैं. हमारे समय की एक बड़ी त्रासदी यह है कि हमारे समाज जैसे औपनिवेशिक और उत्तर-औपनिवेशिक समाजों की समझ के लिए हम पश्चिमी आधुनिकता की अवधारणाओं पर… Continue reading