Subaltern Studies/Orientalism/Post-colonial studies

South Asian Studies/ Philosophy of Science/Theory of Knowledge

“Explain the Subaltern Studies school of thought and discuss how it has tried to create a new paradigm for studying post-colonial societies.”
“How have Subaltern Studies and Orientalism changed the way we study post-colonial societies? And how does Orientalism relate to it?
Examine the ways Subaltern Studies has changed the way we study post-colonial societies. What role has Orientalism played in knowledge production within area studies?”

Important sources to use:

Edward Said: Orientalism (introduction)
Marcus Green: Gramsci Cannot Speak
Charles Taylor: Comparison, Truth, History
David Ludden: Orientalist Empiricism
Guha: On some aspects of…
Chaturvedi: Introduction to mapping…

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