RETURNING TO THE HISTORIES OF MIGRATION OF THE LATE NINETEENTH AND EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY

  • Datum: –17.00
  • Plats: Engelska parken 12-0076, Engelska parken, Uppsala universitet
  • Föreläsare: Ranabir Samaddar is the Distinguished Chair in Migration and Forced Migration Studies, Calcutta Research Group, India.
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  • Arrangör: Critical Border Studies Initiativ - CEMFOR
  • Kontaktperson: Shahram Khosravi
  • Föreläsning

Ranabir Samaddar is the Distinguished Chair in Migration and Forced Migration Studies, Calcutta Research Group, India. He belongs to the critical school of thinking and is considered as one of the foremost theorists in the field of migration and forced migration studies. His writings on the nation state, migration, labour, and urbanization have signaled a new turn in critical post-colonial thinking. Among his influential works are: Memory, Identity, Power: Politics in the Junglemahals, 1890-1950 (Orient Longman, 1998), The Marginal Nation: Transborder Migration from Bangladesh to West Bengal (Sage, 1999), and (co-authored) Beyond Kolkata: Rajarhat and the Dystopia of Urban Imagination (Routledge, 2014). His latest work is Karl Marx and the Postcolonial Age (Palgrave MacMillan, 2017).

 

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