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Lecture | Studium Generale

Hindu Nationalism in India

Date
4 October 2017
Time
Series
India in Leiden
Address
Anna van Buerenplein
Anna van Buerenplein 301
2595 DG Den Haag
Room
Auditorium

Hindu nationalism, once peripheral, has now become the mainstream as well as the ruling dispensation in India. The hegemonic rise of Hindu nationalism is seen by some as a challenge to India’s liberal, secular, plural and diverse traditions. This lecture, traversing through the evolution of Hindu nationalism and analyzing the contour of its ideology and practice, will make an attempt to anticipate the future possibilities.

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