UoH History Lectures

UoH History Webinar Series Lectures


    1. Dr. Vivek V. Narayan (Ashoka University, Sonepat), “Caste Scripts: Performance notes on the interactions between code, material and behaviour in Modern” on 17 February 2022.
      YouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0VJNyBvmkTE&t=3614s
    2. Dr. Arunima Datta (Idaho State University, USA), Book talk “Fleeting Agencies: A Social History of Indian Coolie Women in British Malaya” (Cambridge University Press) on 21 October 2021.
    3. Dr. Malini Sur (Western Sydney University, Australia), Book talk “Jungle Passports: Fences, Mobility and Citizenship at the Northeast India- Bangladesh Border” (University of Pennsylvania Press) Discussant: Prof. Chandan Kumar Sharma (Tezpur University) on 23 September 2021.
    4. Prof. Prasannan Parthasarathi (Professor and Chairperson of History, Boston College), “The Great Divergence Debate” (a joint initiative of the Department of History and the School of Economics) on 15 July 2021.
      YouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YwfK71Za49U&t=694s
    5. Prof. Rajan Gurukkal ((Vice-Chairman, Kerala State Higher Education Council and Former Vice-Chancellor, M.G. University, Kottayam), “Historians’ Macro Civilization and Archaeologists’ Micro Cultures” on 25 June 2021.
    6. Dr. Vijaya Ramadas M (Department of History, University of Hyderabad), “Colonialism, Education and the Spatial Dimension of Play in Modern India, 1790-1910” on 8 April 2021.
      YouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NDjitlJ-p1s
    7. Dr. Rama Mantena (University of Illinois, Chicago), “Political Imaginaries at the End of Empire: Anticolonialism and Federation in Twentieth-Century South India” on 15 March 2021.
      YouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KHRGr88Kqw4&list=PLpht2Nnjpu8I1doq53-_cliehjRsIjqaE
    8. Crispin Bates (University of Edinburgh), “North Indian Overseas Labour Migration in the Colonial Era: Origins, Intermediaries and the Role of Trust” on 11 February 2021.
      YouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmDcyeAHcv8&list=PLpht2Nnjpu8I1doq53-_cliehjRsIjqaE&index=2
    9. Christopher Pinney (University College of London), “Contingency, Future and Ethics: Photographic ethnographies form south Asia” on 3 December 2020.
      YouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EyQ9BiqcGsg
    10. Ajay Skaria (University of Minnesota), “Democracy and Fearlessness: Thinking with Gandhi” on 26 November, 2020.
      YouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJ90VL6QHtI
    11. Prof. S. Irfan Habib (National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration), “Maulana Azad, Islam and Nationalism” on 12 November 2020.
      YouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ZZQ0qXqGmg&t=476s
    12. Prof. Samita Sen (Vere Hemsworth Professor in Imperial and Naval History, University of Cambridge, UK), “Slavery, Bondage and Wage Labour: Trends in women’s work in India in the nineteenth century” on 22 October 2020.
      YouTube link:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1NijoL_H0ss&t=8s
    13. Prof. Tanika Sarkar (Professor -retired, JNU, New Delhi, “Caste and Gender in Bengal’s Domestic Service: How Masters and Servants Choose to Portray their Relationship” on 29 October 2020.
      YouTube link:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8F6r_71UylY&t=5567s
    14. Prof. Prathama Banerjee (Professor, CSDS, Delhi), “Kings, Jurists, Ascetics, Outcastes: Discontinuous Histories of Sovereignty in India” on 15 October 2020.
      YouTube link:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_5lfssqH7HU&t=4643s
    15. Dr. Prashant Kidambi (University of Leicester, UK), “Cricket Country: The Untold History of the First all India Team (OUP / Penguin)” on 24 September 2020.
      YouTube link:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NLFH0p8BOpk&t=5982s
    16. Dr. Rajesh Venkatasubramanian (IISER Mohali), “Regional Lives of Progressivism: The Tamil Experience” on 1o September 2020.
      YouTube link:https://youtu.be/tB4KZ3FxwIQ
    17. Dr. Manu V. Devadevan (Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Mandi), “The Time of Rasa and the Time of Bhava: Kannada Word-scape in Transition, ca. 900-1200 CE” on 03 September 2020.
      YouTube link:https://youtu.be/HhMmrrAk_uw
    18. Prof. Malavika Kasturi (Dept. of Historical Studies, University of Toronto, Canada), “Debating Ramrajya and Caste in Nehruvian India: Reflecting on Swami Karpatri” on 27 August 2020.
      YouTube link:https://youtu.be/YWE1JXe8wVY
    19. Mahalakshmi Ramakrishnan (CHS, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi). “Dance in Early Tamilakam: Forms, Patronage and Institutionalization” on 20 August 2020.
      YouTube link:https://youtu.be/4ReLkXJGt5w
    20. Prof. Kunal Chakrabarti (Formerly with CHS, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi), “History in the Proper Sense of the Term’: Rabindranath Tagore’s Reflections on India’s Past” on 13 August 2020.
      YouTube link:https://youtu.be/iU5Makmy2zo
    21. Michiel Baas (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands), Book talk on “Muscular India: Masculinity, Mobility and the New Middle Class (Context, 2020)” on 06 August 2020.
      YouTube link:https://youtu.be/vlBAOYFdZVI
    22. Aloka Parasher Sen (Professor Emeritus, University of Hyderabad, India). “Remembering the Past, Writing History – The Fragile Archive” on 31 July 2020.
      YouTube link:https://youtu.be/iuwvOIWK4TM
    23. Nisha P. R. (Johannesburg Institute of Advanced Study, Johannesburg, South Africa). Book talk on“Jumbos and Jumping Devils: A Social History of Indian Circus (Oxford University Press, 2020)” on 24 July 2020.
      YouTube link:https://youtu.be/lH0b47f33Yg
    24. S Prof. Mahesh Rangarajan (Ashoka University, India). “Nature’s Pasts: History, Ecology and Society in India” on 10 July 2020.
      YouTube link:https://youtu.be/7zaKwZxjQhs
    25. Dilip M. Menon (University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa), “Walking on Water: Globalization and History” on 03 July 2020.
      YouTube link:https://youtu.be/KIlkMpTYT34
    26. Ines G. Zupanov (CNRS, Paris, France).“From Error to Sainthood: Jesuit Missionary Communicative Setting in the Sixteenth Century India,” on 26 June 2020.
      YouTube link:https://youtu.be/EZhOrFvBlko
    27. Bhangya Bhukya (University of Hyderabad, India), “The Lost Ground: Shades of Adivasi Collective Rights in India” on 19 June 2020.
      YouTube link:https://youtu.be/SUt05kiRAaE