India's Age of Extremism (Sun) Priyamvada Gopal
04 Sep 2016, 2pm - from $27 Studio
Is Hindu fundamentalism becoming a dangerous force in India? Is the world’s largest democracy becoming less secular and less democratic? What does this mean for India’s future?
Priyamvada Gopal is a Reader at the University of Cambridge in Anglophone and Related Literature. Her new book, Insurgent Empire, is due out with Verso in 2017 and follows Literary Radicalism in India: Gender, Nation and the Transition to Independence (2005) and The Indian English Novel: Nation, History and Narration (2009). A regular writer for The Guardian,The Independent and Times Higher Education Supplement (UK), The Nation (USA), The Hindu and Open (India), she also has appeared on the BBC, Channel 4, Al Jazeera and NDTV (India).