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 R Long and A Kaminsky. Manohar, 2012. (Essay)

Kaiwar, V. "Post-colonialism, Eurocentrism, and the Question of Universalism." In World Orders Revisited,edited by U Engel and M Middell, 17-51. University of Leipzig Press, 2010. (Essay)

Kaiwar, V, and Mazumdar, S. "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. (Essay)

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 S Mazumdar, V Kaiwar, and T Labica, 206-238. Routledge, 2009. (Essay)

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, 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 V Kaiwar and S 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. (Chapter)

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

Kaiwar, V. "Borrowed Light: Vico, Hegel and the colonies, volume I." Race & Class 57, no. 3 (January 2016): 115-118. Full Text

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

Kaiwar, V. "Experiments in South Africa." Economic and Political Weekly 42 (January 2007): 111-113. (Academic Article)

Kaiwar, V. "Silences in Postcolonial Thought." Economic and Political Weekly 40 (August 2005): 3732-3738. (Academic Article)

"Comments on Fascism and 'Functional Substitutes for Fascism'." Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 20 (2002): 91-104. (Academic Article)

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. (Review) Full Text

Pages

Mazumdar, S, Kaiwar, V, and Labica, T. "From Orientalism to Postcolonialism: Asia, Europe and the lineages of difference." From Orientalism to Postcolonialism: Asia, Europe and the Lineages of Difference 9780203872314 (September 15, 2009): 1-244. Full Text

Kaiwar, V, and Mazumdar, S. "The coordinates of orientalism: Reflections on the universal and the particular." (September 15, 2009): 19-42. (Chapter) Full Text

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