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Dipesh Chakrabarty | Provincializing Europe in A Warming World

May 11, 2017 -
12:30pm to 2:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 219

Free and Open to the Public

This lectures attempts to bring together - using examples from South Asia - the two distinct areas of critical thinking in the humanities: global warming discourse and postcolonial criticism. The lecture will offer some reflections on questions of colonialism, modernity, and modernization as we reconfigure them in a warming world.

DC is the Lawrence A. Kimpton Distinguished Professor of History and South Asian Studies at the University of Chicago. He is the author of Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference (Princeton, 2008; 2000).

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Center for South Asia
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