Books and articles

The IP is based on research, reflection and scientific enquiry into cultural difference and the problems facing India and Europe. Below you will find the results of this research relevant for the India Platform, presented in academic books and articles as well as in shorter articles published in the popular press.

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The Colonial Construction of What?

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This book critically assesses recent debates about the colonial construction of Hinduism. Increasingly scholars have come to realise that the dominant understanding of Indian culture and its traditions is unsatisfactory. According...

Publisher:Routledge
Publication Date/Year:2010
Editor Name:Esther Bloch, Marianne Keppens, Rajaram Hegde
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Rethinking Religion in India: The Colonial Construction of Hinduism

Orientalism, Postcolonialism and the ‘Construction’ of Religion

What do Indians Need: A History or the Past?

An Expanded Draft on Terrorism

Hindi Translation of ‘What do Indians Need: A History or the Past?’ – Bharatiyonki Avashyakata: Ithihasa athava Ateet?

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Publication Date/Year:2010
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Lets rip off the Machines – A Critical Reading – ಯಂತ್ರಗಳನ್ನು ಕಳಚೋಣ ಬನ್ನಿ : ಒಂದು ವಿಮರ್ಶಾತ್ಮಕ ಓದು

What Can India Offer To The World of Today and Tomorrow?

Reconceptualizing the Postcolonial Project: Beyond the Strictures and Structures of Orientalism

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  This essay investigates the possibility of formulating a much needed new direction for postcolonial studies by focusing on a certain thread of argument in Edward Said's Orientalism, one that suggests that...

Publisher:Routledge
Publication Date/Year:2009-03-01
Author Name:S.N. Balagangadhara, Marianne Keppens

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