Articles by: Subhajit Pal

Kashmir and the Presentist notion of the Past

Kashmir and the Presentist notion of the Past

In the modern day academic arena, often the two closely associated disciplines of anthropology and history inform our notion of the past. In the context of modern South Asia or to be more specific postcolonial India, Prof Thapar admits that historians in the postcolonial era did engage in writing history (or build up the past) keeping in mind the nationalist[Read More…]

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