Ted Riccardi

Ted Riccardi is professor emeritus at Columbia University, and author of a Sherlock Holmes novel. This writing was first published in March 2007.

Studies in the psycho-pathology of culture

A fictional meditation on Nepal's stolen objects, theory of art, and geopolitics.

Apr 08, 2018

Beyond Indology

The 18th-century ‘discovery’ by Western academics of Sanskrit allowed a whole new branch of science-minded researchers to delve into the mysteries of the Subcontinent: hence, ‘Indology’. Once the three-century-old hang-ups inherent in this field are …

Mar 01, 2010

Latest Articles

Politics and the Hindi press

The rise of Hindi print in India since the early 1970s.

Glacial pace

Inside the repatriation process for trafficking survivors between India and Bangladesh.

Queer notes on Begum Akhtar

Caste, sexuality and tawaif subcultures in postcolonial India.