Prabodhan Pol

Assistant Professor

Manipal Centre for Humanities

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Semester / Year
Historical Figures and Ideas
Writing the Past
Empire and Nation in India
Politics of Identity
Introduction to Premodern History
Thinking History in Premodern India

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Modern Indian History Jawaharlal Nehru University 2016
M.Phil Modern Indian History Jawaharlal Nehru University 2008
MA Modern Indian History Jawaharlal Nehru University 2006

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Ramjas College, University of Delhi Assistant Professor Teaching August 2016 – June 2018
Max Weber Foundation, Germany Post Doctoral Research Fellow Research 2016
Miranda House College, University of Delhi Assistant Professor Teaching July 2009-November 2009

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

History of Modern India, Caste and Community in Modern India, Modern Maharashtra, Journalism in colonial India, colonial public sphere, Dalit and anti-caste movements, Ambedkar and Dalit Studies

Review of Satyendra More’s "The Memoirs of a Dalit Communist: The Many Worlds of R.B. More”

2021 Prabodhan Pol Sumeet Mhaskar

South Asia Multidisciplinary Academic Journal, http://journals.openedition.org/samaj/7111.

Ambedkar’s Legacy Lives on in Anti-Caste Peasant’s Movements

2021

The Wire https://thewire.in/caste/ambedkars-legacy-lives-on-in-anti-caste-peasants-movements.

100 Years of Mooknayak, Ambedkar’s First Newspaper that Changed Dalit Politics Forever

2020

The Wire https://thewire.in/media/mooknayak-ambedkar-newspaper

Students Protest in India, 1918-2018

2019 Prabodhan Pol Sumeet Mhaskar

Barbara Potthast and Katharina Schemes, Student Protest in Global South, Annotated Source (1918-2018), University of Cologne, Germany: Global South Studies Centre

Social and Educational Organization of Babasaheb Ambedkar

2018

Textbook Chapter: Quest for Social Change and Alternative Movement (Part of IGNOU certificate course titled, B.R. Ambedkar: Thinker and His Time, Department of Sociology, IGNOU). New Delhi: IGNOU,

Beyond Bhima Koregaon: A Tale of Dalit-Maratha Relations in Modern Maharashtra

2018

The Wire https://thewire.in/caste/beyond-bhima-koregaon-tale-dalit-maratha-relations-modern-maharashtra

Journalistic Legacy of Dr.Ambedkar, the Editor

2018

The Wire https://thewire.in/caste/the-journalistic-legacy-of-b-r-ambedkar-the-editor

Dr. Ambedkar and the journalistic writings of Dalit movement, 1920-1956

2018

Samaj Prabodhan Patrika Journal (Marathi), vol. 57, no 222

Understanding Bhima Koregaon

2018

The Hindu http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/understanding-bhima-koregaon/article22361017.ece

Dr.Ambedkar’s Colleague, Naval Bhathena

2018

Parivartanacha Vatsaru Journal (Marathi), Issue 24, 16-30, pp. 30-35, 41.

Organized Dalit Politics and Bombay City in the 1920s

2017

Indian Scholar- An International Multidisciplinary Research e-Journal, Vol.3, Issue IV, pp. 26-31.

Dalits and Education in Western India: An Overview of Educational Activism in Colonial Period

2017

International Research Journal of Human Resources and Social Sciences, vol. 4, Issue 6, pp. 425-436