Aditya Nigam

Aditya Nigam is a political scientist by training and is interested in social and political theory. He is associated with the Centre’s Programme in Advanced Social and Political Theory. He has worked on questions of nationalism, identity, secularism and Marxism. He has published regularly on these questions in both English and Hindi. He is particularly interested in the contemporary experience of globalization in the postcolonial context, its relationship to new experiences of time and urban space, and the ways in which political subjectivities are constituted in the present. He completed his Ph.D from the Centre for Political Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University in 2001. His book Insurrection of Little Selves: Crisis of Secular-nationalism in India has been published by Oxford University Press (2005). He is currently working on a book on utopias and social imaginaries in contemporary India. Nigam has been a SEPHIS scholar from 1997 to 2000, and has been a Visiting Scholar at the Queen Elizabeth House, Oxford in 1998. He is comfortable with and writes in Hindi, English and Bengali.

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