Books and articles

The IP is based on a foundation of research, reflection and scientific enquiry into cultural difference and the problems facing India and Europe. Read the results of this research, presented in books and articles published over the years.

What is Alternative Cinema Alternative to? Disenfranchised Community and Indian Cinema.

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Published in the proceedings of the national conference on New Trends in Kannada Cinema organised by Kalpataru First Grade...

Publisher:Kalpataru First Grade College
Publication Date/Year:2013-10-08
Author Name:Ashwin Kumar

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Rethinking a Humboldtian Vision for the Twenty-First Century

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This article discusses Humboldtian ideas and higher education from the point of view of Europe. However, it is possible to see the deep resonances and equally importantly the dissonances with the...

Publisher:Tumkur University
Publication Date/Year:2013-06-01
Author Name:S.N. Balagangadhara

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Colonialism and its Impact on India: A Critique of Pollock Hypothesis

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This paper attempts to develop a systematic critique of Sheldon Pollock’s massive and important work on South Asian cultures. It argues that the absence of a theory of cultural difference undercuts...

Publisher:Tumkur University
Publication Date/Year:2013-06-01
Author Name:Dunkin Jalki

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Thuis in een vreemde cultuur

Rajakarana, Anubhava mattu Bauddhika Dasya: Gandhiya Hind Swaraj

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Gandhi was convinced that colonialism is destructive of the very integrity of experience. His thought compels us to take up the question of what constitutes a form of life and what...

Publisher:Tumkur University
Publication Date/Year:2013-01-01
Translator Name:Array

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Shintō in Western Guise: The 16th-17th centuries – Theologically Explicit Stage

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Abstract Individual religious traditions, including Shintō began to be conceptualized in the 16th and 17th centuries by Christian missionaries and travellers. Their description and interpretation of reality was biased by concepts that...

Publisher:Pantheon
Publication Date/Year:2013
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The Dark Hour of Secularism

The lost honour of India Studies

Documentary on Colonial Consciousness and Indian culture

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The Educators’ Society for the Heritage of India (ESHI) and Hindu Students Council (HSC) are releasing ‘Beware of God’: an educational documentary series concerning Indian culture. Based on the work of...

Publisher:ESHIFilms
Publication Date/Year:2012-04-18
Editor Name:Mayank Shekhar

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Jaina Literature: cultural questions