"The Modern City in Ruins:
The Memory of Cosmopolitan Bombay.
" Gyan Prakesh, Lecturer”

Organizer Asian Studies Program
Co-Sponsors: Sheth Endowed Lecture in Indian Studies, Asian Studies Program
Program "The Modern City in Ruins: The Memory of Cosmopolitan Bombay." Gyan Prakesh, Lecturer
When April 03, 2005 Time:4:00
Where MC. Carlos Museum
Reception Hall
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Remark Description: Gyan Prakash is Professor of History at Princeton University, and a member of the Subaltern Studies Editorial Collective. He is also the Director of Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies, where he currently directs a two-year program on Cities: Space, society, and history. He is a historian of modern South Asia, and is the author of Bonded Histories: Genealogies of Labor Servitude in Colonial India (1990), and Another Reason: Science and the Imagination of Modern India (1999). He has also edited several volumes of essays on colonial history, including After Colonialism: Imperial Histories and Postcolonial Displacements (1995). He is currently researching and writing a book on Bombay, focused on its history as an idea, as a set of urban imaginaries. His academic honors include a Guggenheim Fellowship and the appointment as Directeur d'Etudes Associe at École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales.
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Sun, Apr 3 2005
Lecture by Gyan