Baithak: Professor Javed Majeed on language and colonialism

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3:15 pm to 5:00 pm
Russell Square: College Buildings

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Professor Javed Majeed (King's College London)

Note: Internal event not open to external attendees.

Join Professor Javed Majeed in discussing three of his essays related to language and colonialism:

  1. "Modernity’s Script and a Tom Thumb Performance: English Linguistic Modernity and Persian/Urdu Lexicography in Nineteenth-Century India", in Trans-colonial modernities in South Asia edited by Michael S. Dodson and Brian A. Hatcher. London: Routledge, 2012
  2. "What's in a (Proper) Name? Particulars, Individuals, and Authorship in the Linguistic Survey of India and Colonial Scholarship" 2011 Knowledge Production, Pedagogy, and Institutions in Colonial India . Ali, D. & Sengupta, I. (eds.). New York: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 19-39 (Studies in Intellectual and Cultural History)
  3. " ‘A State of Affairs which is Essentially Indefinite’: The Linguistic Survey of India (1894–1927)"
    Majeed, J. 4 May 2015 In : AFRICAN STUDIES . 74, 2, p. 221-234

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