Amit Kumar

Amit Kumar is an Assistant Professor of History at the School of Arts and Sciences, Azim Premji University, Bangalore. Being a ‘state-subject’ of the erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir, his love and labour find it difficult to go beyond those ‘boundaries’.

Charting new territories

A recent anthropological volume on Jammu & Kashmir makes important new contributions to scholarship on the region.

Sep 22, 2020

Latest Articles

Sustaining the myth of merit

How technical knowledge became the preserve of a ‘meritorious’ upper-caste elite.

From Bin Qasim to Ertugrul

How the Pakistani state has revived the use of historical drama as a political tool.

The costly spectacle of cricket

What COVID-19 reveals about the spectacle of cricket and inequality within the cricket fraternity.

The early story of Christianity in Northeast India

Colonial officers, venture capitalists and Baptist missionaries in the Naga highlands.