Monthly Archives: September 2012

IEEE list of banned author (2012)

China tops the list, followed by India. List can be found here 1. http://wenku.baidu.com/view/2924033987c24028915fc3a0.html 2. http://www.scribd.com/doc/105564240/Prohibited-Authors-List-9-2012 Country wise statistics are available here. Advertisements

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Some quality Western intellectuls in Indian context

1. Nicholas Boyle, of Cambridge. 2. Hans Medick, of Gottingen. 3. Robert P. Goldman of the University of California at Berkeley. 4. Richard Eaton from America. According to Ramachandra Guha, “His book The Rise of Islam on the Bengal Frontier is … Continue reading

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On Dharma Kumar

By Ramachandra Guha : The last liberal By Gurpreet Mahajan : A gendered diary : Subject, Dharma Kumar Andre Beteille letter to the editor of EPW on AM’s Calcutta diary.

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Is the word ‘chinki’ offensive ?

In support: Chinki is an endearing nickname in north India. South Indians are called madrasiby north ­Indians. What’s the big deal with calling you chinki? Argument : First, chinki as an endearing nickname might just be an Indian anomaly. Second, … Continue reading

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