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SAP Seminar Series: "Sovereign Figures in Colonial India (ca. 1858-1947)" by Milinda Banerjee

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Monday, April 16, 2018 - 12:15

The paper argues that concepts (and practices) of human, divine, and messianic rulership have been central to the emergence of colonial ideologies, anti-colonial nationalisms, as well as ‘lower caste’ and ‘tribal’ politics in modern India.