Reading India

Industrial Design Studies, 12 Credits, February 2007 Lecturer: Soumitri Varadarajan (soumitri.varadarajan@rmit.edu.au) Contact Hours / Duration: 3 hours per week over 13 weeks. [39 hours contact] Non-Contact / Self Directed Hours: 6 hours per week over 13 weeks [78 hours expected] Location: Building 87 [rooms TBC, levels 4 & 5] Time: 9.30am –12.30pm Fridays Introduction I…… Continue reading Reading India

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Ornamentaliam: How the British saw their empire, by David Cannadine

The Book was quite an eyeopener on the contruct of the ‘durbar’. The durbar idea gets exported and forms the basis of the governence model in the middle east, Australia and Canada. Kenan Malik: 1. At the same time, there developed among sections of the elite a more romantic attachment to Empire as the last…… Continue reading Ornamentaliam: How the British saw their empire, by David Cannadine