CSAS Lecture | The Modern Cosmopolis: Sovereignty, Cosmology and the Extrapolitical
David Gilmartin is Distinguished Professor of History at North Carolina State University. His research interests focus on the intersections between the history of British imperialism in South Asia and the development of modern politics, environment, and forms of rule. His most recent books are Blood and Water: The Indus River Basin in Modern History (2015), examining the intersection between modern environmental and political history, and South Asian Sovereignty: The Conundrum of Worldly Power (2020), co-edited with Pamela Price and Arild Ruud. His current research focuses on the legal history of India's electoral institutions as they have evolved from a colonial past, and on the ways these institutions have changed in relation to evolving visions of the people’s sovereignty. Earlier works include, Civilization and Modernity: Narrating the Creation of Pakistan (2014); Beyond Turk and Hindu: Rethinking Religious Identities in Islamicate South Asia, co-edited with Bruce Lawrence (2000); and Empire and Islam: Punjab and the Making of Pakistan (1988).
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|Event Type:||Livestream / Virtual|
|Source:||Happening @ Michigan from Center for South Asian Studies, International Institute, Asian Languages and Cultures|
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