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Queens Mansion, 3rd Floor, G. Talwatkar Marg, Fort, Mumbai - 400001. India.
E-mail: to.jnanapravaha@gmail.com, info@jp-india.org
Tel      : +91-22-2207 2974 / 2207 2975
Landmark: We are next to Cathedral Middle School, in the lane opposite J.B.Petit School.

 

 
 

Killing Ascetics: From Yogiraja to Karmayogin

18 Jan '18 6.00 - 8.30 pm
 
 

The warrior ascetic was a familiar feature of the early modern military landscape. He is also, perhaps not coincidentally, an iconic figure in Indian mythology. This lecture will reflect on the figure of the warrior ascetic, especially as he comes into his own in 1792 in Bundelkhand, and how subsequently he was compelled to relinquish arms and serve the nation—or rather, how this process of ideological disarmament was only partially successful.

 
 
 

William Pinch

William Pinch is Professor of History at Wesleyan University and Associate Editor of the journal History & Theory. His principal areas of research and teaching are South Asian history, historiography, theory and methodology, and global history (including questions of scale, depth, and time). He directs Wesleyan’s South Asia Studies certificate and, beyond Wesleyan, serves as Treasurer of the American Institute of Indian Studies.

 
 
 

Registration Fees: Rs. 1000/-

 
 
 
 
 

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Jnanapravaha
Queens Mansion, 3rd Floor, G. Talwatkar Marg,
Fort, Mumbai - 400001. India.
Tel: +91-22-2207 2974 / 2207 2975.
Fax: +91-22-2207 2976.
Email: to.jnanapravaha@gmail.com,
info@jp-india.org

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