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Lecture and Seminar Timetable

Week

Lecture

Seminar

Term 1
1 Week 1: Introduction Seminar 1
2 Week 2: British Rule in India 1757-1947: An Overview Seminar 2
3 Anti-Colonialism and Indian Politics Seminar 3
4 Gandhi and Indian Nationalism Seminar 4
5 The Revolutionary Left in Colonial India Seminar 5
6 Reading Week
7 Lower-Caste Assertions in Colonial India Seminar 6
8 Hindu Nationalism Before Independence Seminar 7
9 Post-Colonial Democracy, 1947-77: ‘Nehruvian Socialism’ and Its Aftermath Seminar 8
10 Post-Colonial Democracy, 1977- Seminar 9
Term 2
1 Gandhi’s Political Thought Seminar 10
2 The Hindu Right: The Case of Savarkar Seminar 11
3 The Hindu Right from Independence to the 1990s Seminar 12
4 Contemporary Hindutva Seminar 13
5 Indian Communism After Independence: The Parliamentary Path Seminar 14
6 Reading Week
7 Indian Communism After Independence: The Insurgent Path Seminar 15
8 The Dalit Movement: Ambedkar’s Trajectory Seminar 16
9 Caste and Post-Colonial Democracy: A Paradox? Seminar 17
10 Dalit Assertions since the 1970s Seminar 18
Term 3
1 Contemporary Intersections: The Triumph of the Hindu Right? Seminar 19
2 Contemporary Intersections: The Student and Dalit Upsurges of 2016 Seminar 20
3 Conclusion Seminar 21
4 Exam Revision To be organised by seminar tutor