Vinay Dharwadker, Sandeep Kindo, & John Stavrellis

Censorship and Scholarship: The Indian Case of A.K. Ramanujan’s “300 Ramayanas”

Recent developments in India stemming from the removal of A.K. Ramanujan’s “300 Ramayanas” from the Delhi University history curriculum raise issues of local politics, scholarly freedom, censorship, and the Indian constitution. This panel discussion will map the key developments and players, comment on the essay itself, and highlight legal issues relevant to the controversy.