Society and Politics

Organiser: Eline Batsleer (Ghent University)



Sayandeb Chowdhury (Ambedkar University Delhi) – “To Hell with the Modern Nation: Restless Satire and Insurgent Humour in Early Postcolonial India”

Taniya Neogi (Vidyasagar University) – “Flâneur from the Fringes: Reading Modernity, Mobility and Identity in With Cyclists Around the World”

Deblina Hazra (Presidency University Kolkata) – “Empire Travels Back: Subversion of Gender and Racial Hierarchies in the Modernist Travel Narratives of Nabaneeta Dev Sen”

Christina Bezari (Ghent University) – “«Those Books Could not Have Been Ours: We Were Women»: Ernestina de Champourcín and the Modernist Press in Interwar Spain (1918–1936)”