Bal Thackeray and the Problem of the Sons of the Soil Movement in Mumbai

by Satchit Bhogle Bal Thackeray, at 86, has finally passed away, leaving behind a legacy of right-wing Hindu nationalism, Marathi sub-nationalism and political demagoguery. With his death, an age-old question must be asked: Where must freedom of movement and trade surrender to local interests? Do linguistic groups have the right to defend the identity of … Continue reading Bal Thackeray and the Problem of the Sons of the Soil Movement in Mumbai

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Lecture by Oishik Sircar

Journal of Indian Law and Society Organizes a Lecture  by  Oishik Sircar  on Neoliberal Seductions: Reconfiguring Sexuality, Modernity and Human Rights in the Postcolony   Date: 21st November, 2012 Time: 3pm Venue: Room No. 107, NUJS   ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Oishik Sircar is a PhD student at the Melbourne Law School and Honorary Research Fellow at the … Continue reading Lecture by Oishik Sircar