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.

Koeien zijn niet zo heilig als we denken – India Platform bouwt bruggen

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Publisher:Universiteit Gent
Publication Date/Year:2009-01-01
Author Name:Jakob De Roover

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Translation of What do Indians Need: A History or the Past? – Gatakaala mattu Itihasa

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Publication Date/Year:2009
Author Name:S.N. Balagangadhara

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Why Understand the Western Culture?

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Publisher:St. Stephen's College
Publication Date/Year:2009
Author Name:S.N. Balagangadhara

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The Saint, the Criminal and the Terrorist: Towards a Hypothesis on Terrorism

Spirituality in Management Theories: A Perspective from India

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Publisher:Springer (Heidelberg)
Publication Date/Year:2009
Author Name:S.N. Balagangadhara
Editor Name:Sharda Nandram, Margot Borden

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Decolonising the Social Sciences, Utopia or a Task for Today?

Liberty, Tyranny and the Will of God: The Principle of Toleration in Early Modern Europe and Colonial India

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Early modern political thought transformed toleration from a prudential consideration into a moral obligation. Three questions need to be answered by any explanation of this transition: Did religious toleration really become...

Publication Date/Year:2009
Author Name:S.N. Balagangadhara
Author Name:Jakob De Roover

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What Should Religious Studies do, if it is to Have a Future?

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Publisher:Univerzita Pardubice - Czech Republic
Publication Date/Year:2009
Author Name:S.N. Balagangadhara

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Genealogy of Colonial Discourse: Hindu Traditions and the Limits of European Representation

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In the aftermath of Edward Said's Orientalism (1978), European representations of Eastern cultures have returned to preoccupy the Western academy. Much of this work reiterates the point that nineteenth-century Orientalist scholarship...

Publication Date/Year:2009
Author Name:Raf Gelders

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Indian Students Now Break New Barriers