‘Another India’: Decolonization, Humanistic Legacies, and Social Science Practice- Chandan Gowda

Event time: 
Monday, April 15, 2024 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Henry R. Luce Hall (LUCE ), 203 See map
34 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

YaleCHESS is delighted to host a lecture by Chandan Gowda, ‘Another India’: Decolonization, Humanistic Legacies, and Social Science Practice.

Gowda is Ramakrishna Hegde Chair Professor of Decentralization and Development at the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bengalaru. He will be speaking in Luce Hall (room 203), 34 Hillhouse Avenue.

In addition to his recent book Another India: Events, Memories, People (2023), Prof. Gowda has edited several books, including The Way I See It: A Gauri Lankesh Reader (2018), and translated Kannada fiction and non-fiction into English, including UR Ananthamurthy’s novella Bara (2016). He has also recently completed a book on the intellectual origins of development thought in colonial India and the cultural politics of building a modern economy.

The Center for Historical Enquiry & the Social Sciences (YaleCHESS) convenes lectures, workshops, conferences and conversations about research on large-scale social transformations, highlighting the interplay between history and the present.