CSSH interviews author Matthew Shutzer about his 2022 Goody Award winning article, “Subterranean Properties: India’s Political Ecology of Coal, 1870-1975.”
CSSH authors Bruce Grant, A. Azfar Moin, Catherine Wanner, Wei-ping Lin, Ismail Fajrie Alatas, and Michael Christopher Low put into conversation their work on pilgrimage, shrines, and sovereignty.
CSSH asks Pooyan Tamimi Arab, Konstantinos Kalantzis, and Rihan Yeh: What is humor doing for you, and what are you doing with it?
CSSH discusses the death and resurrection of fascist leaders in Spain and Italy with Francisco Ferrándiz, Paolo Heywood, and Nitzan Shoshan.
CSSH author Krishan Kumar tells us why returning to earlier generations of scholars is a worthwhile endeavor and which forgotten classics have shaped his intellectual development.
CSSH speaks with Tom Trautmann about his lifelong interest in elephants, the subject of his 2015 book Elephants and Kings and 2021 CSSH article, “Megasthenes on the Military Livestock of Chandragupta and the Making of the First Indian Empire.”
CSSH interviews author David Mosse about his 2021 Goody Award winning article, “Outside Caste? The Enclosure of Caste and Claims to Castelessness in India and the United Kingdom.”
Jatin Dua discusses his 2020 Jack Goody Award-winning essay, “Hijacked: Piracy and Economies of Protection in the Western Indian Ocean,” with CSSH.
We are delighted to announce (again) that Andrew Canessa has won the 2019 Jack Goody Award for his essay, “Indigenous Conflict in Bolivia Explored through an African Lens: Towards a Comparative Analysis of Indigeneity.”
What are the priorities and larger moral systems built into breaking the law? In their conversation with Andrew Shryock, four authors explore crime and criminality as social constructs, as well as the problem of enforcing the law by stepping outside it.