Political Psychologist Ashis Nandy to discuss ‘Mass Psychology of Fascism’ at the third edition of Kerala Literature Festival to be held from 8th February to 11th February at Kozhikode Beach. This is one of the most anticipated sessions of KLF and will be held on 9th February 2018 by 11.45 am.
A well known Indian political psychologist, social theorist, critic and a trained clinical psychologist, Nandy has provided theoretical critiques of European colonialism, development, modernity, secularism, Hindutva, science, technology, nuclearism, cosmopolitanism, and utopia.
He has also offered alternative conceptions relating to cosmopolitanism and critical traditionalism. In addition to the above, Nandy has offered an original historical profile of India’s commercial cinema as well as critiques of state and violence.
He was Senior Fellow and Former Director of the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS) for several years. Today, he is a Senior Honorary Fellow at the institute and apart from being the Chairperson of the Committee for Cultural Choices and Global Futures, also in New Delhi.
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