This year’s ICPS (Institute for Colonial and Postcolonial Studies) Community Event was held at Lawnswood School on 25 June 2012 from 10:00-1:00pm.
The conference aims to explore the potential for a large-scale project on the reception of the ancient Greek hero Herakles in post-classical culture. Starts at 1:00 am.
Research has developed in two directions: the politics of food security and obstacles to effective states in southern Africa; and the political economy of development in India and South Asia.
Research in popular Bengali practice of talking (adda) along the politico-discursive axes of a) work, leisure, and radical capitalism; and b) the melancholic metacritique of the 1947 Bengal Partition.