Dipesh Chakrabarty’s The Calling of History: Book Launch & Panel Discussion

Dipesh Chakrabarty’s The Calling of History: Book Launch & Panel Discussion

At the UChicago Center in Delhi, historian Dipesh Chakrabarty was joined by a distinguished panel at the launch of his book The Calling of History: Sir Jadunath Sarkar and his Empire of Truth.

Summary

At the UChicago Center in Delhi, historian Dipesh Chakrabarty was joined by a distinguished panel at the launch of his book The Calling of History: Sir Jadunath Sarkar and his Empire of Truth. The Panel featured eminent historians Nayanjot Lahiri and Neeladri Bhattacharya and journalist Swapan Dasgupta and addressed broader questions about the discipline of history and public life drawing on contemporary debates and examples from the life and work of Sir Jadunath Sarkar, a leading historian of the Mughal period in India. The panel was moderated by renowned scholar Rudrangshu Mukherjee.

Details

Duration:
2 hours, 9 minutes, 1 second
Recorded:
March 1, 2016
Published: May 26, 2016
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