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ssmscaifa

The Making of Modernist Resistance, 1880-1950

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KING'S COLLEGE LONDON 

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city: LONDON
postcode: WC2R 2LS
website: www.kcl.ac.uk

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 Coordinator Country United Kingdom [UK]
 Project website https://www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/newsrecords/2015/marie-curie-fellows-jul15.aspx
 Total cost 183˙454 €
 EC max contribution 183˙454 € (100%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU.1.3.2. (Nurturing excellence by means of cross-border and cross-sector mobility)
 Code Call H2020-MSCA-IF-2014
 Funding Scheme MSCA-IF-EF-ST
 Starting year 2015
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2015-09-01   to  2017-10-31

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1    KING'S COLLEGE LONDON UK (LONDON) coordinator 183˙454.00

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 Project objective

The vibrant diversity of an increasingly global modernity owes much to the cross-cultural exchanges between British and Indian modernists during their collaborations in civil rights, anti-colonial, and anti-fascist activism from the 1880s to the 1950s. The proposed project examines the shifting nature of literary and political contributions to activist movements made by four such networks of British and Indian modernists to illuminate their integral role in creating what I contend is a distinctively modernist resistance. As early as the 1880s, theosophists from Britain partnered with renowned Indian spiritualists to bridge cultural gaps between colonizer and colonized through shared mystical experiences to emphasize an innate unity among human beings. By 1919, however, the disillusionment following World War I coupled with India’s outrage about the Amritsar Massacre in which General Dyer and his troops opened fire killing hundreds of innocent Indians, supplanted such yearnings for unity with efforts to protect democratic freedoms from threats by right-wing extremists through a secular socialist resistance. Mulk Raj Anand, initially drawn to the liberal humanism of the Bloomsbury Group eventually joined the radical socialists of India’s Progressive Writers Association in 1936. Women like Sarojini Naidu and Virginia Woolf fought for women’s equality and opportunities to join in anti-right-wing resistance. Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru, influenced by the socialist ideologies of the Fabian Society, incorporated them into Indian nationalism and governance. This study explores the relationship between the ideologies of these networks to establish what the shift from spiritualism to secular socialist nationalism reveals about the nature of modernist resistance and the conditions of modernity that inspired it. The world view underpinning this resistance was integral in defining the post-war identities of Britain and India as secular socialist-leaning democracies.

 Publications

year authors and title journal last update
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2019 Dr Sejal Sutari, Accepted by Eds. Laura Brueck, Jacob Smith, and Neil Verma
“From Punjab Trilogy to the Eastern Service: The Cultural Critiques and Cultural Mediations of Mulk Raj Anand
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The Sounds of South Asia 1 2019-06-18
2018 Dr Sejal Sutaria, Guest Ed Justine Lloyd and Jilly Kay.
“Women’s Bodies, Women’s Voices: Venu Chitale’s Transnational Mediations on the BBC’s Home and Eastern Service.”
published pages: , ISSN: 0163-4437, DOI:
Media, Culture, and Society Special Issue: Gender and Trans 2019-06-18

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