Categories for Dilip Simeon

The Threads of Conscience

American opinion columns after September 11 included the following recommendations: “The Afghans are responsible for the Taliban. We should not target civilians. But if they don’t rise up against this criminal government, they starve, period.”; “We should invade their countries, kill their leaders, and convert them to Christianity. We weren’t punctilious about locating and punishing… View Article

Subaltern Studies

This essay was published as a review under the entry for Subaltern Studies in the International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (2002) An Indian school of historiography whose inspiration lay in the Maoist movement of the 1970’s, and whose raison d’etre has been the critique of the perceived elitist bias of Indian nationalist… View Article