Image

About Soumyabrata Choudhury

Soumyabrata Choudhury teaches at the School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi. He has authored several essays on ancient Greek liturgy, the staging of Ibsen, psychoanalysis, Nietzsche, Ambedkar, Phule, Schiller and Hegel. Choudhury is the author of Theatre, Number, Event: Three Studies on the Relationship between Sovereignty, Power and Truth (2013), Ambedkar and Other Immortals: An Untouchable Research Programme (2018) and Now It’s Come to Distances: Notes on Coronavirus and Shaheen Bagh, Association and Isolation (2020). His latest book Thoughts of Gaza Far from Gaza will be published by Navayana in August 2024.
Latest Posts | By Soumyabrata Choudhury
War, Aid and Atmosphere: The ‘Compassionate Worsening’ of Gaza
2 days ago

War, Aid and Atmosphere: The ‘Compassionate Worsening’ of Gaza

In a recent article, “Compassionate Genocide” (22 April 2024), the philosopher Michael Marder coined the striking and useful titular oxymoron to characterise the situation in Gaza. The meaning of this …
Read More

Orientalizing the Virus
4 years ago

Orientalizing the Virus

By May 2020, all Western nations, and some others, joined in a chorus demanding the WHO conduct an investigation of how and where the coronavirus originated. By now, China has …
Read More