Benedict Anderson on Nationalism and Time

MY001, Aras Moyola, NUI Galway

Date & Time
21st September, 2012 @ 16:00:00

Benedict Anderson on Nationalism and Time
Venue: MY001, Aras Moyola, NUI Galway
Time: 4pm-5.30pm, Fri 21 September

Sponsored by the School of Political Science and Sociology and the Moore

Benedict Anderson is Aaron L. Binenkorb Professor Emeritus of International
Studies, Government & Asian Studies at Cornell University, and is best known
for his celebrated book 'Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and
Spread of Nationalism' (1983). Prof. Anderson is a world leading theorist
of nationalism and an expert on South East Asian politics and culture. He
is the author of numerous books including ŒJava in a Time of Revolution;
Occupation and Resistance, 1944-1946 Œ(1972), ŒIn the Mirror: Literature and
Politics in Siam in the American Era¹ (1985). Œ Language and Power:
Exploring Political Cultures in Indonesia¹ (1990), ŒThe Spectre of
Comparisons: Nationalism, Southeast Asia, and the World¹ (1998), Œ Violence
and the State in Suharto's Indonesia¹ (2001), ŒUnder Three Flags: Anarchism
and the Anti-Colonial Imagination¹ (2005) and most recently ŒThe Fate of
Rural Hell: Asceticism and Desire in Buddhist Thailand¹ (2012).

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