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India: The Global City

Centre for Global History and Culture


Friday 11 May 2007

at Radcliffe House

As part of the University’s Celebrating South Asia programme, you are warmly invited to a workshop to discuss India’s ‘global cities’ – their origins, nature, significance, and future prospects.

2.00 David Arnold (Warwick): ‘What’s So Global about Indian Cities?’
2.20 Gyan Pandey (Emory): ‘Can There Be a Dalit Middle Class?’
3.30 Tea
3.50 Rashmi Varma (Warwick): ‘Bad Copy: The Indian City in Post-Colonial Theory’
Chris Pinney (UCL/Northwestern): ‘The Distant Metropolis’
5.20 General discussion and concluding remarks


All Welcome

Gyanendra Pandey is Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor in the Department of History, Emory University. Among his recent publications are: Remembering Partition: Violence, Nationalism and History (2002).

Christopher Pinney is Professor of Anthropology and Visual Culture at University College, London, and Visiting Crowe Professor in the Department of Art History at Northwestern University. His publications include: Camera Indica: The Social Life of Indian Photographs (1997).