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My theoretical formulation called “aesthetic imaginary” was the subject of an international research seminar at University of Bergen, Norway, 2016. Here are the details: http://www.uib.no/en/node/100656
Watch out this space for more information on a forthcoming book edited by Lene M Johannessen on aesthetic imaginary which is currently under preparation.


This book series from Rowman and Littlefield has just been launched: for more details click on this link:
http://www.rowmaninternational.com/series/new-critical-humanities




Presence, a book I edited with Ethan Kleinberg, that was published by Cornell University Press in 2013 has recently been reviewed in History of European Ideas (Routledge) and Rethinking History (Routledge).

Here is an excerpt from the review of my book Making Sense of the Secular published in The Heythrop Journal (56.3, May 2015): ‘Strikingly, Ghosh’s introductory essay begins with a quote from Raimundo Panikkar that sets the tone, flexibility, and balance of the work: ‘Only worship can prevent secularization from becoming inhuman, and only secularization can save worship from being meaningless’ (1). Thus, readers can anticipate a collection of essays that will seek to overcome the so-called secular/sacred divide to contend how those spheres interlap and interpenetrate while remaining distinctive at certain levels. Ghosh’s introductory essay is a stand-alone text seeking to define what he means by making sense of the secular: and in his conception the secular is deeply formed by India’s pluralist culture in which famous historical iterations of the secular were expounded by religious believers (the Buddhist Ashoka, the Muslim Akbar, and the Hindu Gandhi). The essay is replete with provocative phrases: ‘So religion has to move forward without religion’ (7) and interesting arguments revolving around a new ‘secular’ city (new because it will be rich in religious possibilities and realities). Ghosh also manages to cram in nearly every cultural studies catch-phrase or thinker coupled by clunky words (superintendency, equilateralty, traducement) that can throttle his otherwise absorbing, dialectical positions. Nevertheless, the essay rightly manages to make less sense of the secular while trying to do otherwise: and so greatly succeeds in articulating how the secular depends upon the sacred as much as the sacred depends upon the secular, especially as each comes to see the other in themselves. It goes without saying that Ghosh’s sketched ideas need a wider palette for him to try to bring them to more cohesive life.’ Peter Admirand

A Lover’s Quarrel with the Past published by Berghahn Books (New York) has been reviewed at Journal of South Asian Studies (Routledge) and The Review (International Institute of Asian Studies, Netherlands) in 2014.
This book was on the semester course in the Department of Asian Studies, University of Sydney in 2014.

'Making Sense of the Secular' was on compulsory semester reading list at the Department of Religion, Fordham University, New York, in 2014.

My writings on historical theory and Indian historiography are being translated into Chinese under the aegis of World History Institute, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. Very recently, my paper originally published in History and Theory as 'India, itihasa and Inter-historiographical Discourse' has been translated into Chinese.

The Hunger issue of Symploke (vol 19, no.1, 2011) has clinched the Best Special Issue Award (2013) by the Council of Editors of Learned Journals (CELJ), http://www.celj.org/about
My paper 'Aesthetics of Hunger: (In)fusion Approach, Literature and the Other' appeared in that collection.

International Conference, Thinking Literature across Continents, to be held at University of North Bengal, 25-26-27 March, 2017. Here are the details:
Thinking Literature across Continents was on the syllabus - Globalization and Literature - of the Department of Comparative Literature, Utretch University, Netherlands [2016];
It has been recently included in the Recommended Reading list for the 2018 edition of the Spring School (MA and PhD) on 'Mediterranean Imaginaries' at University of Malta; this involves participation by six universities -- Goldsmiths, Florence, Nova Gorica, Cagliari, Braga and Malta. And it is currently on reading lists for postgraduate courses too.