Launch of ICAS:MP’s Open Access book by Anandita Bajpai on 28 March 2022
We are pleased to launch ICAS:MP’s Open Access book Cordial Cold War: Cultural Actors in India and the German Democratic Republic by Anandita Bajpai.
Cordial Cold War examines cultural entanglements, in various forms, between two distant yet interconnected sites of the Cold War –India and the German Democratic Republic (GDR). It is published as Open Access book under the Sage Series – Politics and Society in India and the Global South. The book launch will be followed by private screening of “The Sound of Friendship: Warm Wavelengths in a Cold, Cold War”, a film based on Bajpai’s own contribution in the edited volume.
Further details regarding the film:
Direction, Story, Production: Anandita Bajpai Co-production: Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient, Berlin
Editing and Cinematography: Dan Gatzmaga
Cinematography and Co-writing: Jyothidas KV
Music: Nitin Sinha and Reyazul Haque
For more information on the film project, please click here
Anandita Bajpai is currently a Research Fellow at Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient, Berlin. From 2017-2020 she was a Lecturer at the Institute for Asian and African Studies, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany. She is the author of Speaking the nation: The oratorical making of secular, neo-liberal India (Oxford University Press, 2018). She is the editor (with Heike Liebau) of the Archival Reflexicon, an open-access online Archival Guide, which is a platform for theoretical and conceptual reflections on archival architectures/organizing logics as well as thematic contributions on India-related holdings of specific German archives.
|Date & Time||28.03.2022 & 5:00 pm IST|
|Zoom details||Meeting ID: 880 2175 8431 Passcode: 386155|