Dr. Saroj Giri

Designation: Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science

E-mail: saroj_giri@yahoo.com



♦ 'The happy accident of a Utopia', in Slavoj Zizek and Fredric Jameson, ed., An American Utopia: Dual Power and the Universal Army, Verso, London, 2016.

♦ 'Tracing radical subjectivity contra Stalinism, and why this takes us to Fanon', Crisis and Critique, Vol. 3, Issue 1, 2016.

♦ 'WikiLeaks: the Radical Gesture and its Emptiness', in Yana Milev, ed., Design Anthropology, Peter Lang, Frankfurt, 2013.

♦ Sights and Sounds at the Jaipur Literature Festival 2011', in Yana Milev, ed., Design Anthropology, Peter Lang, Frankfurt, 2013.

♦ 'Communism, occupy and the question of form', Ephemera, Vol. 13, No. 3, August 2013.

♦ ‘The Idea of a Democratic India’, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. XLVIII, No. 29, July 20, 2013.

♦ ‘Capitalism Expands but the Discourse is Radicalised: Whither 21st Century Venezuelan Socialism?’, Critical Sociology, Critical Sociology, vol. 39 no. 1, January 2013.

♦ ‘Those Enemies of Freedom: On the Salman Rushdie Issue, Economic and Political Weekly, March 17, 2012.

♦ ‘WikiLeaks Beyond WikiLeaks?’, in Yana Milev, ed., Design Anthropology, Peter Lang, Berlin (forthcoming May 2013).

♦ ‘Globalisation, Politics and Democracy in India Today’ (forthcoming) Rethinking Marxism.

♦‘The Anti-Corruption Movement and its False Divides’, Economic and Political Weekly, June 25, 2011.

♦ ‘Bal Thackeray or Why the Communists Did Nothing’, Nov 22, 2012, www.sanhati.com

♦ ‘Communisme le movement reel’. In: Alain Badiou and Slavoj Zizek (eds.) L’Idee du Commnisme 2. Paris: Editions Lignes, 2011.

♦ ‘Thanks but no thanks, WikiLeaks’, Mute Magazine, 24 Dec 2010 (http://www.metamute.org/community/your-posts/thanks-no-thanks-wikileaks)

♦ ‘The Multicultural Empire: On Niall Ferguson’, OpenDemocracy, 18 Dec 2011 (http://www.openDemocracy.net/saroj-giri/multicultural-empire)

♦ ‘Interrogating Naomi Klein’s Shock Doctrine’, Human Geography, Vol. 3, No. 3, Dec 2010.

♦ “Hegemonic Secularism, Dominant Communalism: Imagining Social Transformation in India”, Rethinking Marxism, Vol. 22, No. 1, Jan 2010.

♦ ‘Maoists and the Poor: Against Democracy?’, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. XLIV, No. 49, Dec 5, 2009.

♦ ‘On the Current Political Struggle in India’, Monthly Review, Nov 2009.

♦ “Lalgarh and the Radicalisation of Resistance: From Ordinary Civilians to Political Subjects”, Monthly Review, MRZine, 09 July 2009.

♦ “The Maoist ‘Problem and the Democratic Left in India”, Journal of Contemporary Asia, Vol 39, Issue 3, August 2009.

♦ “Taking the Bait: Maoists and the Democratic Lure in Nepal”, Journal of Contemporary Asia, Vol. 38, no. 2, 2008. pp. 277-299.

♦ “Liberalism Betrayed?”, Economic and Political Weekly, 07 June 2008.

♦ “Social Transformation and Political Power: Maoists in Nepal”, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. XLI, no. 21, May 27, 2006, pp. 2147- 2156.

♦ “Democracy Contained”, Economic and Political Weekly, May 6, 2006, pp. 1752-1753.

♦ “Resisting Neoliberal Globalisation? A Study of the World Social Forum in India”, Jan 2005, (Unpublished Manuscript).

♦ “Nature, Human Labour and the Limit of the Social”, Capitalism, Nature, Socialism, Vol. 15, no. 2, June 2004, pp. 65-78.

Corresponding Editor

♦ Historical Materialism Journal

♦ Capitalism Nature Socialism (Editor-at-Large)

♦ Dialectical Anthropology (Advisory Board)


Department of Political Science,

Faculty of Social Sciences, 2nd Floor

University of Delhi,

Delhi – 110007.

Email: saroj_giri@yahoo.com


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