- The lives that don’t natter: The Brahmin as a hate figure
- How the British got their caste law
- Western Foundations of the Caste System: A discussion on Meru Media
- Enduring religion in the Kashmir conflict
- Western Foundations of the Caste System: a conversation for New Books in Hindu Studies
- An outcast response to the Journal of Legal Pluralism special issue on ‘States of Occupation’
- Is Myanmar destined for partition?
- What’s eating the United States?
- Caste in the time of identity politics
- Does Durkheim Enhance Our Understanding of Law and Religion?
- Bharat Ek Chetna: A film
- Seminar: Designed to Fail? The Standard Story of Caste System and its Impact on Law
- Bhima-Koregaon Violence: Hatred Being Created Against Brahmins Using History
- Feminism as Retrogressive Identity Politics
- The background to and consequences of the British law on caste discrimination
- Does Channel 4’s Documentary Provide the Truth about Muslim Marriage?
- The British controversy on the caste law and its significance for India
- Dear Dr. Shalini Sharma
- Is Yoga Hindu?
- Dear Karolina
- The British Caste Law: Reflections on the Role of Hindus
- Hindu objections to Reza Aslan’s documentary are missing a crucial point
- How CORAB instantiates the treatment of Hindus in British religion and faith policy
- What lies behind the inclusion of caste in the UK Equality Act?
- Can the freedom of religion be a universal human rights idea?
- Foundations of the Caste System
- Muslims and the British caste law
- Lakshmi on the BBC
- Impact of the law on caste in the UK
- “An ancient system of caste”: How the British law against caste depends on Orientalism
- Hindus and the Caste Law in the United Kingdom
- Citizenship, Caste, and Equality in Britain
- Harvesters of death as saviours
- An evangelical agenda abroad
- Are Academics for Peace?
- EHRC Strategic Plan 2016-2019 Consultation: UK Dharmic Communities’ Response
- No Caste to Answer – Analysing the UK’s New Caste Legislation
- Caste, critique and colonial consciousness: A response to Meena Dhanda
- What’s caste got to do with it? Deception and the law on caste discrimination
- Why the British government should repeal the caste provision in the Equality Act 2010
- Hindus and their vested interests: Caste and the National Secular Society
- Intellectuals and the Indian traditions
- Is caste already part of UK equality law?
- A House of Lords debate on poverty and caste discrimination in India: Continuing foreign interference in India’s internal affairs
- UK caste discrimination legislation: Implications for Indian community organisations
- Call out the Christian churches on the caste system
- UK caste discrimination legislation: Implications for business and employers
- Toleration: Opportunities and Strains of a Historic European Ideal
- Response to two Reports on Caste by the Equality and Human Rights Commission
- Cultural Difference as Epistemic Difference: A Review of Two Books by S.N. Balagangadhara
Category Archives: Western culture
In this podcast interview, Prakash Shah speaks to Mukunda and Racchit about the caste system and its conceptual foundations in the Western world. We discuss the idea of the caste system and how it was developed through the West’s engagement … Continue reading
That the conflict over Kashmir is religious seems self-evident to most people who care to talk about it. Opposing sides fundamentally agree the conflict has a religious character. US President Trump may have summed it up when he said, “Kashmir … Continue reading
Dear Dr. Shalini Sharma, Your article ‘Hindutva and historical revisionism’ has been described as an “excellent piece” by Dr. Priyamvada Gopal, Reader in Anglophone and Related Literature at Cambridge University. Journalist and historian, Andrew Whitehead, praised it as an “important … Continue reading
Given the religious, and specifically Protestant, conditions of possibility and conditions of intelligibility of the idea of religious freedom, and the concept cluster to which it belongs, this presentation questions how it could possibly be claimed as a global human … Continue reading
In this article, published in the Daily Pioneer on 24 February 2016, Prakash Shah examines the responses of an international team of academics who lent their support to the student protesters at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in Delhi. While … Continue reading
It’s not often that I have to defend myself against personal attacks by fellow academics, overwhelmingly made behind my back, the existence of which has since been brought to my attention. Yet it has come to this point within a … Continue reading
On 21 December 2014, the Sunday Times newspaper printed an article by the title “Cameron ‘blocks ban on caste bias’”. The article cites unnamed senior Whitehall sources who say that David Cameron has blocked a proposal to extend the discrimination … Continue reading
The Equality Act 2010 creates a potential new ground of legal action for discrimination on grounds of ‘caste’. Section 9(5) of the Equality Act provides the power to make a statutory instrument for caste to be “an aspect of race”. … Continue reading
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