Shashi Tharoor in conversation with Michael Dwyer

 

Indian polyglot and parliamentarian Shashi Tharoor and publisher Michael Dwyer discuss the history and consequences of the empire and the imperial amnesia that accompanied it. The Empire may have gone but it endures in the postcolonial world through imitative elites and interpretations of western modernity. A thoughtful session that explores the intellectual history of colonialism and its afterlife.