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Towards a Vocabulary and an Aesthetic of Nationalism- III
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Towards a Vocabulary and an Aesthetic of Nationalism- III

Sreejit Datta- February 19, 2020

It can be easily observed that the more advanced in age and richer in experience a society, the more close-knit and well-defined its institutions are, ... Read More

Towards a Vocabulary and an Aesthetic of Nationalism- II
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Towards a Vocabulary and an Aesthetic of Nationalism- II

Sreejit Datta- February 3, 2020

Freedom has no meaning if the human and the natural world are thrown into the overwhelmingly chaotic whirls of Nature and they end up being ... Read More

Towards a Vocabulary and an Aesthetic of Nationalism- I
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Towards a Vocabulary and an Aesthetic of Nationalism- I

Sreejit Datta- January 27, 2020

Indian nationalism becomes a matter of common sense in that it facilitates our survival as a distinct people endowed with tremendous experience of existing on ... Read More

Why the Left Does Not Comprehend the Indian ‘Felt Community’
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Why the Left Does Not Comprehend the Indian ‘Felt Community’

Saumya Dey- December 12, 2019

I prefer the phrase ‘felt community’ to the term ‘nation’. This is because, I think, it helps one better understand the large, trans-local, human solidarities ... Read More

Critiquing the theory of 19th century Nationalist revival of Carnatic Music
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Critiquing the theory of 19th century Nationalist revival of Carnatic Music

Sushumna Kannan- August 20, 2018

One thing that became clear to me through my own research on Bhakti is that devotion is not the same across religions. It appears similar ... Read More