A new art exhibition in Mumbai’s Kala Ghoda district explores the unique modernist art movement that emerged in post-independence India in Mumbai and Kolkata.
In a podcast interview with the New Books Network, Ricardo Cubas Ramacott discusses his book The Politics of Religion and the Rise of Social Catholicism in Peru (1884-1935). It offers a new genealogy for Peruvian liberation theology and the intellectual and social milieux it emerged from.
At the Muslim World League International Conference on Islamic Thought: Approach and Message, the League’s Secretary-General, Dr. Mohammed bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa, stresses that “modernity and authenticity are the main pillars of Islamic thought.”
Two new edited collections examine the legacy of the discourses and practices of “medical modernity” and colonial medicine in India and Southeast Asia.
And as the heatwaves continue, we again see the argument emerge that modernity was born with air conditioning. Stay cool!