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【KINDAS】 2017年度 第2回KIAS-KINDAS共催セミナー

7月 12 @ 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

 

2017年度 2KIAS-KINDAS共催セミナー

 

【日時】2017年7月12日(水)16:30~18:00

【場所】京都大学吉田キャンパス本部構内 総合研究2号館4階 第2講義室(AA415)

アクセス:http://www.kyoto-u.ac.jp/ja/access/campus/yoshida/map6r_y/

(上記地図中、34番の建物です)

 

【題目】The Indo-Islamic heritage and early Indian historians: Romesh Chunder Dutt and the “school-boy who knows all about the twelve invasions of Mahmud”

【発表者】Thierry Di Costanzo (University of Strasbourg, France)

【言語】英語

 

【要旨】

Towards the end of the 1880s came the first generation of Indian historians duly trained in the most modern historical techniques. Romesh Chunder Dutt (1845-1909) was a native of Bengal, a Congress president and a high official in the colonial administration. He was the figurehead of a generation of Indian Victorian historians who sought to reconcile the idea of belonging to the Empire and the pride of being Indian. To this end, he invented a specific strategy which was to show the flaws of India in a historical perspective. Only then, Dutt thought, the free future and fast progress of the country could be prepared. However by studying the distant past of his country which was actually a way for him to criticize the system and reject the humiliating assumptions made by hard-core Imperialist historians like Mill and Macaulay, Dutt obliterated the Indo-Islamic heritage. This presentation will shed light on the consistent body of work written by RC Dutt in a critical perspective. Indeed, domesticating historical techniques from the West had the curious effect of avoiding any reference to its Muslim heritage …

 

【連絡先】INDAS事務局 indas_office@asafas.kyoto-u.ac.jp

*本セミナーは入場無料、参加自由です。

*セミナー後に懇親会を予定しております。

 

 

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日付:
7月 12
時間:
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
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京都大学吉田キャンパス本部構内 総合研究2号館4階 第2講義室(AA415)