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NYU South Asia Fall 2020 Speaker Series: Sovereignty, Political Aesthetics and the History of Capitalism

Friday, October 16,12PM -1:30PM. Prathama Banerjee, “Kings, Jurists, Ascetics, Outcastes: Discontinuous Histories of Sovereignty in India.”  Here is a link to the NYU zoom recording of this Webinar (requires NYUZoom login). (Here is a link to downloaded recording files that should be available publicly.)

Friday, Oct 30, 12:00PM-1:30 pm: Sashikanth Ananthachari, Filmmaker. Vanavaasam [Living in the Forest]. Respondent: Richard Schechner, University Professor Emeritus, NYU, Editor, TDR (MIT Press). (HERE IS THE RECORDING)

Friday, Nov 13, 12:00-1:30 pm. Jairus Banaji: “A Brief History of Commercial Capitalism.” (HERE IS THE RECORDING)

Tues, Dec 1. Panel Discussion of Sudhir Chella Rajan’s new book, A Social Theory of Corruption: Notes from the Subcontinent, with Arjun Appadurai, Prasannan Parthasarathi, and Tanika Sarkar, 11:30am-1pm, Dec 1. (REGSTER AT THIS LINK)

Dec 4,  9:30-11:00, BOOK LAUNCH ROUNDTABLE. Jinee Lokaneeta (Drew University), The Truth Machines: Policing, Violence and Scientific Interrogations in India (Law, Meaning and Violence Series), University of Michigan Press, 2020. (REGISTER HERE)