This is the very first Manthan.It is launched with a talk on Nehruvian socialism to Manmohanics. The speaker is Mr Aditya Mukherjee.
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Aditya Mukherjee, Prof
Prof Aditya Mukherjee is a prof of contemporary Indian history, Centre for Historical Studies, JNU, New Delhi. His areas of interest are in Political Economy of Development Since the 20th Century, Business History, Contemporary Economy and Politics.
Editor of the Series, Sage Series in Modern IndianHistory‘ published by SAGE publications, (14 monographs already published.)
He is a Member of the Indian Council for Historical Research, since 2009 onwards.
He is a Member, Scientific Committee, International Review of Sociology,Rome, since 2011.
He is a Regional Editor of the International Journal of AsianStudies,Tokyo (Cambridge University Press)since2009.
Among some of the several awards and honours that he has received are:
1. Invited as Visiting Professor at Duke University,U.S.A Spring 1986. He offered a post-graduate level course on Colonialism and De-colonisation.
2. Awarded the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Fellowship atthe University of Tokyo
March to June 1996.
3.Director Academic Staff College, JNU, New Delhi, 1997-2004.
Awarded the Japan Foundation Fellowship for one year at the Institute of Oriental Culture, University of Tokyo, March 1999 to March 2000.
He has many publications to his credit. Some of them are,
1.India’s Struggle for Independence Viking, 1988,
2.India After Independence, 1947 Penguin 2000(co-author), 10th reprint in 2006
3.Imperialism, Nationalism and the Making of the Indian Capitalist Class 1927-1947
4.Communalisation of Education, The History Textbook Controversy,editor (with Mridula Mukherjee), Delhi Historians Group, 2002.
5. History in the New NCERT Text Books: A Report and an Index of Errors (co-author), Indian History Congress, 2003.
6.India Since Independence, (Co Author),Penguin, 2008. (Revised andconsiderably enlarged version of number 2 above.)
7.RSS, School Texts and The Murder of Mahatma Gandhi: The Hindu Communal Project , (co-author),Sage, 2008