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The Autumn of Our Discontent: Calcutta’s great clamour

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The iconic march in Calcutta in support of the #Hokkolorob movement, September 20, 2014 . Photo by author. Last summer I found myself at the annual Critical Theory Summer School at Birkbeck College, University of London. The primary attention and energy of the lectures and discussions at the summer school was to find a lexicon for the many modes of resistances that have been sweeping across the world in the last few years. Etienne Balibar, Costas Douzinas, Slavoj Zizek, the…
By Sayandeb Chowdhury | | Tags: Calcutta, protests | Read More