CSPS Workshop: ‘Writing Introductions and Referring to Literature’

june, 2023

23jun10:00 am11:30 amCSPS Workshop: 'Writing Introductions and Referring to Literature'

Event Details

About the speaker: Dr Javed Wani is an Assitant Professor at Dr B. R. Ambedkar University of Delhi. He is the Honourary Head of Publication and Research at the Center for Studies of Plural Societies. His area of expertise is the History(ies), Culture(s) & Politics of South Asia, particularly India. My broad research interests are around issues pertaining to the nature of State, operations of Ideology, terrains of violence and configurations of resistance. Currently interested in issues such as ‘law making and law enforcing’, ‘governmentality’, ‘surveillance’ and ‘state of exception’.



  • Wani, J. (2022). Official discretion, errors, and oversights: Legal bureaucracy and the question of justice in twentieth-century India. Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, 1-12. doi:10.1017/S1356186322000207
  • Wani, Javed Iqbal. Regulating Hooligans and Mawaalis: Collective Action and the Politics of Public Order in Late Colonial India, South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies,(Nov. 2021)DOI: 10.1080/00856401.2022.1986928
  • Wani, Javed Iqbal. “‘Using a Blacksmith’s Hammer to Crush a Fly’: Jallianwala Bagh, Public Order and Popular Protests in Late Colonial India.” History and Sociology of South Asia, (October 2021). https://doi.org/10.1177/22308075211049835.
  • Wani, Javed Iqbal (2021) Public order and the fear of the ‘outsider’: porosity of labour politics in late colonial India, Labor History, DOI: 10.1080/0023656X.2021.1968360
  • Wani, Javed Iqbal, “Court as a Theatre of Politics: Sikh- Muslim Confrontation in Colonial Punjab.” Economic and Political Weekly, (Special article) Vol. 55, Issue 28-29, July 2020. https://www.epw.in/journal/2020/28-29/special-articles/court-theatre-politics.html
  • Wani, Javed Iqbal. “Public Order and Popular Protest in Colonial India: Remembering Jallianwala Bagh Massacre after a Century.” (Working Paper) Cambridge Open Engage, 2020. doi:10.33774/coe-2020-b55vb-v2.
  • Book chapter titled “British Colonialism, Authority and the Framework of ‘Order’ in Nineteenth century Colonial India”in the edited Volume Commanding Words: Essays on the Discursive Constructions, Manifestations and Subversion of Authority, edited by Dr. Lynda Chouiten, Published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing (may 2016) ISBN (13): 978-1-4438-8880-6.
  • Review of “Nation-State and Minority Rights in India: comparative perspectives on Muslim and Sikh identities” by Tanweer Fazal in International Journal of South Asian History and Culture (Taylor & Francis), June 26, 2015. https://doi.org/10.1080/19472498.2015.1063215
  • Review of “Kafkaland: Prejudice, Law and Counter-terrorism in India”by Manisha Sethi in Contemporary South Asia (Taylor and Francis), Vol 24, Issue: 01. https://doi.org/10.1080/09584935.2016.1153393
  • “A Burkean Sensibility” published in Biblio, ISSN NO. 0971-8982, Jan- March Issue, 2017.
  • “Court of Last Resort” published in Biblio ISSN No. 0971-8982, May 2016.


(Friday) 10:00 am - 11:30 am