Professorial Research Associate
Research Cluster Member
- Professor Jairus Banaji
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Jairus Banaji’s main research interests have included: agrarian history; Late Antiquity and early Islam; historical materialism; Marx’s method in Capital; the fate of the peasantry under capitalism; and, unions and industrial relations in India. Cambridge University Press has just published a collection of his historical work under the title Exploring the Economy of Late Antiquity: Selected Essays. He also recently finished the first full-length English translation of Henry Grossman’s classic text on Marx’s crisis theory, The Law of Accumulation and Breakdown of the Capitalist System, scheduled for publication as part of a larger collection of Grossman’s writings, and is currently working on a book called A Brief History of Commercial Capitalism.
Banaji, Jairus (2015) Exploring the Economy of Late Antiquity: Selected Essays. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Banaji, Jairus (2010) Theory as History: Essays on Modes of Production and Exploitation. Leiden; Boston: Brill.
Banaji, Jairus (2007) Agrarian Change in Late Antiquity: Gold, Labour and Aristocratic Dominance, revised paperback edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Banaji, Jairus and Hensman, Rohini (1990) Beyond Multinationalism: Management Policy and Bargaining Relationships in International Companies. New Delhi: Sage.
Banaji, Jairus (2013) 'Putting Theory to Work'. Historical Materialism, (21) 4, pp 129-143.
Banaji, Jairus (2013) 'Seasons of Self-Delusion: Opium, Capitalism and the Financial Markets (2012 Deutscher Memorial Lecture)'. Historical Materialism, (21) 2, pp 3-19.
Banaji, Jairus (2012) 'Fascism as a Mass Movement: Translator's Introduction'. Historical Materialism, (20) 1, pp 133-143.
Banaji, Jairus (2011) 'Late Antiquity to the Early Middle Ages: What Kind of Transition?'. Historical Materialism, (19) 1, pp 109-144.
Banaji, Jairus (2010) 'The Ironies of Indian Maoism'. International Socialism Journal 128, pp 129-148.
Banaji, Jairus (2009) 'Aristocracies, Peasantries and the Framing of the Early Middle Ages'. Journal of Agrarian Change, (9) 1, pp 59-91.
Banaji, Jairus (2007) 'Islam, the Mediterranean and the Rise of Capitalism'. Historical Materialism, (15) 1, pp 47-74.
Banaji, Jairus and Hensman, Rohini (1990) 'Multinationals and the Evolution of Industrial Conflict: Bombay 1956-1984'. Economic and Political Weekly (Bombay), (XXV) 24, pp 135-152.
Banaji, Jairus (1990) 'Illusions about the Peasantry: Karl Kautsky and the Agrarian Question'. Journal of Peasant Studies, (17) 2, pp 288-307.
Banaji, Jairus (1977) 'The Comintern and Indian Nationalism'. International, (3) 4, pp 25-41.
Banaji, Jairus (1977) 'Modes of Production in a Materialist Conception of History'. Capital and Class, (1) 3, pp 1-44.
Banaji, Jairus, (ed.), (2016) Fascism: Essays on Europe and India, 2nd edition [enlarged and updated]. Gurgaon, India: Three Essays Collective.
Banaji, Jairus, (ed.), (2013) Fascism: Essays on Europe and India. Gurgaon, India: Three Essays Collective.
Sarris, Peter and Banaji, Jairus, (eds.), (2009) Journal of Agrarian Change, 9(1). Special Issue: Aristocrats, Peasants and the Transformation of Rural Society, c.400-800.. Oxford: Blackwell. (Journal of Agrarian Change).
Banaji, Jairus, (ed.), (1992) Henryk Grossmann, The Law of Accumulation and Breakdown of the Capitalist System, Being also a Theory of Crises, translated and abridged. London: Pluto Press.
Banaji, Jairus (2015) 'Regions that look seawards: changing fortunes, submerged histories and the slow capitalism of the sea'. In: Maiuro, Marco and De Romanis, Federico, (eds.), Across the Ocean: Nine Chapters on Indo-Mediterranean Trade. Leiden: Brill, pp 114-126.
Banaji, Jairus (2014) 'On the Identity of Shahrālānyōzān in the Greek and Middle Persian Papyri from Egypt'. In: Schubert, Alexander T. and Sijpesteijn, Petra M., (eds.), Documents and the History of the Early Islamic World. Leiden and Boston: Brill, pp 27-42.
Banaji, Jairus (2014) 'Reconstructing Historical Materialism'. In: Chakravarty, Prasanta, (ed.), Shrapnel Minima: Writings from Humanities Underground. Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press & Seagull.
Banaji, Jairus (2013) 'Trajectories of Fascism: Extreme-Right Movements in India and Elsewhere'. In: Banaji, Jairus, (ed.), Fascism: Essays on Europe and India. Gurgaon: Three Essays Collective, pp 215-230.
Banaji, Jairus (2012) 'The Economic Trajectories of Late Antiquity'. In: Johnson, Scott, (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Late Antiquity. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp 597-624.
Banaji, Jairus (2012) 'Mode of Production'. In: Fine, Ben and Saad Filho, Alfredo, (eds.), Elgar Companion to Marxist Economics. Aldershot: Edward Elgar, pp 227-232.
Banaji, Jairus (2010) 'Late Antique Legacies and Muslim Economic Expansion'. In: Haldon, John, (ed.), Money, Exchange and the Economy in the First Century of Islam. Aldershot: Ashgate.
Banaji, Jairus (1980) 'Summary of Selected Parts of Kautsky’s The Agrarian Question'. In: Wolpe, Harold, (ed.), The Articulation of Modes of Production: Essays from Economy and Society. London: RKP, pp 45-92.
Banaji, Jairus (1979) 'From the Commodity to Capital: Hegel’s Dialectic in Marx’s Capital'. In: Elson, Diane, (ed.), Value: The Representation of Labour in Capitalism. London: CSE Books, pp 14-45.
Banaji, Jairus and Mody, Gautam (2001) Corporate Governance and the Indian Private Sector. QEH Working Paper 73.
Banaji, Jairus (2016) 'The Function of Capital Exports under Capitalism Henryk Grossman [Das Akkumulations- und Zusammenbruchsgesetz des kapitalistischen Systems, 1929]' , pp 1-25. [Unpublished]
Banaji, Jairus (2012) 'Fascism as a Mass Movement (1934) by Arthur Rosenberg' Historical Materialism, (20) 1, pp 144-190.
Banaji, Jairus (2016) 'Nationalism is the Bedrock upon which All Fascist Movements Have Built Themselves' In: Talk given to Students, 11th March 2016, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. [Unpublished]
Banaji, Jairus (2005) 'Thwarting the Market for Corporate Control: Takeover Regulation in India' In: Queen Elizabeth House’s 50th Birthday Conference.
Hensman, Rohini and Banaji, Jairus (1998) 'A short history of the employees’ unions in Bombay, 1947–1991' In: 1st conference of the Association of Indian Labour Historians (AILH), New Delhi, 1998. [Unpublished]
Banaji, Jairus (2016) 'Review of: How the West Came to Rule: The Geopolitical Origins of Capitalism by Alexander Anievas and Kerem Nısancioglu, Pluto Press, 2015.'. Historical Materialism. [Forthcoming]
Banaji, Jairus (2002) 'The Metamorphoses of Agrarian Capitalism'. Journal of Agrarian Change, (2) 1, pp 96-119.
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