CSPS Book Discussion: Maulana Azad: A Life authored by Prof S Irfan Habib

may, 2023

19may4:00 pm6:01 pmCSPS Book Discussion: Maulana Azad: A Life authored by Prof S Irfan Habib

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S. Irfan Habib - Wikipedia


About the Speaker: Prof S Irfan Habib is an Indian historian of science, a widely published author, and a public intellectual. He was the Abul Kalam Azad Chair at the National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA), New Delhi. Before joining NIEPA, he was a scientist at the National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies (NISTADS), New Delhi.




  • To Make the Deaf Hear: Ideology and Programme of Bhagat Singh and His Comrades,
  • Jihad Or Ijtihad: Religious Orthodoxy And Modern Science In Contemporary Islam
  • Indian Nationalism: The Essential Writings
  • Inquilab: Bhagat Singh on Religion and Revolution
  • Domesticating Modern Science: A Social History of Science and Culture in Colonial India

Saib Bilaval on Twitter: "End of an ara. Prof Amar Farooqui, whose book Opium City is one of our favorite titles at Three Essays Collective, retired today from the Department of History,

About the Chair: Prof Amar Farooqui was the Professor of History, University of Delhi. He taught history for many years at Hans Raj College, Delhi; and has been a Fellow, at Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, New Delhi. His publications include Early Social Formations (2002); Smuggling as Subversion: Colonialism, Indian Merchants and the Politics of Opium, 1790-1843 (revised edition, 2005); Opium City: The Making of Early Victorian Bombay (2006); Sindias and the Raj: Princely Gwalior, c. 1800-1850 (2011), and Zafar and the Raj: Anglo-Mughal Delhi, c. 1800-1850 (2013).

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