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Questioning Nationalism

This is Episode 99 of The Pragati Podcast hosted by Pavan Srinath.

The world today is broadly organised into sovereign nation states, and we all believe that the Indian Nation exists and is thriving. But what is nationalism, at its core? How did nationalism really evolve in Europe, and are ideas like Indian nationalism and Tamil nationalism quite the same? Dr AP Ashwin Kumar joins us on Episode 99 of The Pragati Podcast to unpack nationalism, language and identity.

The Pragati Podcast is a weekly talkshow on public policy, economics and international relations hosted by Pavan Srinath.

AP Ashwin Kumar is a Senior Fellow at the Centre for Learning Futures at Ahmedabad University. Ashwin has a PhD in Cultural Studies from Manipal University, and has 10 years’ experience in teaching and research in Cultural Studies. He has an upcoming book titled Nationalism, Language and Identity in India: Measures of Community.

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