Mukulika Banerjee

Mukulika Banerjee

Churchill: Hero or Anti Hero | 18th October, 7:00 PM

Mukulika Banerjee is Associate Professor in Social Anthropology at the London School of Economics and the first Director of the South Asia Centre to be launched at LSE in January 2014. Her new book Why India Votes was published by Routledge in December 2013. Among her other works are The Pathan Unarmed (2001) on an anti-colonial movement of non-violent civil disobedience among the Pashtuns of the NWFP and a book on the modernity of fashion, The Sari (2003).


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Churchill: Hero or Anti Hero | 18th October, 7:00 PM

A session with Shashi Tharoor in conversation with Mukulika Banerjee on the life and legacy of Winston Churchill, one of history's most complex figures.

Shashi Tharoor is an author, politician and former international civil servant. Dr. Tharoor straddles several worlds of experience. Currently a third-term Lok Sabha Member of Parliament (MP) representing the Thiruvananthapuram constituency, he has previously served as Minister of State for Human Resource Development and Minister of State for External Affairs in the Government of India. He currently chairs the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology. Dr. Tharoor will be discussing the life and legacy of Winston Churchill, one of history's most complex and divisive figures.


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