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Karl Marx


Xenos – Department of Sociology, Goldsmiths, University of London

invites you to a talk by Sumit Sarkar

‘Writing a Marxian Social History of Modern India: Problems and Prospects’

With responses by Alex Callinicos (King’s College), Sanjay Seth (Goldsmiths) and Rashmi Varma (University of Warwick)

July 7, 6-8pm
Room RHB 308
Goldsmiths, University of London

Sumit Sarkar is one of the fore most historians of modern India. His books include Swadeshi Movement in Bengal, 1903-8 (1973), Modern India (1989), Writing Social History (1998) and, most recently, Beyond Nationalist Frames: Postmodernism, Hindu nationalism, History (2002). He was a founding member of the Subaltern Studies Group, as well as one of its most important critics.

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This talk is co-sponsored by the journal Historical Materialism

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