Postcoloniality and the Artifice of History
brings together five essays by Dipesh Chakrabarty, a Bengali historian specialising in postcolonial theory and subaltern studies. This book belongs to the series of publication West Heavens: Readers of Current Indian Thought
which coincides with the academic forum 'West Heavens: India-China Summit on Social Thought' presented by the 8th Shanghai Biennale, Institute of Visual Culture, China Academy of Art, and co-presented by Hanart TZ Gallery and Moonchu Foundation.
'The aim is to foster closer understanding of India through contemporary art and scholarship, and develop cross-cultural dialogue based on visual culture and notions of Asian modernity. Scholars represented in this series of Readers have been invited to lecture at the 2010 8th Shanghai Biennale and they have specially selected this anthology of representative writings to introduce their thinking to the Chinese public.' (excerpt from 'Passage to West Heavens' by Chang Tsongzung, p. 113)
Other books in the West Heavens: Readers of Current Indian Thought
series are also available in the Archive. Please visit this page
for more details.
》結集了迪佩什. 查卡拉巴提五篇文章。「迪佩什. 查卡拉巴提是印度庶民研究的開創者之一、印度底層研究和後殖民理論研究的中堅。他對底層民眾的民主和法制進程尤為關注,認為需要把注意力集中在通過司法改革的法治建設上。」（書背）