Vasant Kaiwar

Vasant Kaiwar

Visiting Associate Professor of History

External address: 
312 Carr Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Box 90719, Durham, NC 27708-0719
Phone: 
(919) 684-5439

Kaiwar, V. “Famines of Structural Adjustment in Colonial India.” In Nationalism and Imperialism in South and Southeast Asia: Essays in Honour of Damodar R. SarDesai, edited by Roger Long and Arnold Kaminsky. Manohar, 2012.

Kaiwar, V. “Post-colonialism, Eurocentrism, and the Question of Universalism.” In World Orders Revisited, edited by Ulf Engel and Matthias Middell, 17–51. University of Leipzig Press, 2010.

Kaiwar, V., and Sucheta Mazumdar. “Coordinates of Orientalism: Reflections on the Antinomy of the Universal and the Particular.” In From Orientalism to Postcolonialism: Asia-Europe and the Lineages of Difference, 19–43. Routledge, 2009.

Kaiwar, V. “Hybrid and Alternative Modernities: Critical Reflections on Postcolonial Studies and the Project of Provincializing Europe.” In From Orientalism to Postcolonialism: Asia-Europe and the Lineages of Difference, edited by Sucheta Mazumdar, Vasant Kaiwar, and Thierry Labica, 206–38. Routledge, 2009.

Kaiwar, V. “Colonialism, difference and exoticism in the formation of the postcolonial metanarrative.” In Pierre Guerlain and Thierry Madjid Labica (Eds.), Perspectives Transatlantiques Sur Les Empires, Colloque Organisé a l’université de Paris, X, Nanterre, Publications Paris X. L’université de Caen, 2007.

Kaiwar, V. “Towards Orientalism and Nativism: The Impasse of Subaltern Studies.” In Historical Materialism, 12:189–248, 2004.

Kaiwar, V. “The Aryan Model of History: The Politics of Identity in an Age of Revolutions, Colonialism and Nationalism.” In The Antinomies of Modernity, edited by Vasant Kaiwar and Sucheta Mazumdar. Verso Press, U.K, 2003.

Kaiwar, V. “Race, Orient, Nation in the Time-Space Modernity.” In The Antinomies of Modernity, edited by V. Kaiwar and S. Mazumdar. Verso Press, U.K, 2003.

Kaiwar, V. “Improvement without Revolution: The Impasse of Colonial Agriculture Science.” In Festschrift for Stanley Wolpert, edited by Roger Long. Delhi: Orient Longman, 2001.

Kaiwar, Vasant. “Borrowed Light: Vico, Hegel and the colonies, volume I.” Race & Class 57, no. 3 (January 2016): 115–18. https://doi.org/10.1177/0306396815611855. Full Text

Kaiwar, V. “What is Postcolonial Orientalism and How Does it Matter?.” Transeuropéennes (Paris), December 2010.

Kaiwar, Vasant. “Experiments in South Africa.” Economic and Political Weekly 42 (January 2007): 111–13.

Kaiwar, Vasant. “Silences in Postcolonial Thought.” Economic and Political Weekly 40 (August 2005): 3732–38.

Vasant Kaiwar, Y. “Comments on Fascism and 'Functional Substitutes for Fascism'.” Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 20 (2002): 91–104.

Kaiwar, V. "Nature, property and polity in Colonial Bombay." Journal of Peasant Studies 27, no. 2 (January 1, 2000): 1-49. Full Text

Kaiwar, V. “The Paradoxes of Modernity.” Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 18, no. 2 (January 1, 1998): 15–16. https://doi.org/10.1215/1089201X-18-2-15. Full Text

Pages

Fall 2019

Old Worlds/new Histories (HISTORY 105)
Bivins 109, WF 11:45 AM-01:00 PM

Fall 2018

Old Worlds/new Histories (HISTORY 105)
Class Bldg 137, WF 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
Gtwy Sem: Empires/hst Perspect (HISTORY 157S)
Class Bldg 135, Th 03:05 PM-05:35 PM

Spring 2018

Old Worlds/new Histories (HISTORY 105)
Friedl Bdg 240, WF 01:25 PM-02:40 PM

Fall 2017

Gtwy Sem: Empires/hst Perspect (HISTORY 157S)
Carr 135, TuTh 03:05 PM-04:20 PM

Fall 2016

Old Worlds/new Histories (HISTORY 105)
East Duke 108, WF 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
Gtwy Sem: Empires/hst Perspect (HISTORY 157S)
Friedl Bdg 118, Tu 03:05 PM-05:35 PM

Fall 2014

Old Worlds/new Histories (HISTORY 105)
East Duke 204D, TuTh 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
Gtwy Sem: Empires/hst Perspect (HISTORY 157S)
Carr 241, Tu 03:05 PM-05:35 PM