Aditya Nigam

Aditya Nigam is a political theorist, formerly with the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi. Long associated with the Left movement, he has had an abiding interest in social and political movements. His recent work has been concerned with the decolonization of social and political theory. He is the author of The Insurrection of Little Selves: The Crisis of Secular Nationalism in India (2006), Power and Contestation: India Since 1989, with Nivedita Menon (2007), After Utopia: Modernity, Socialism and the Postcolony (2010), and Desire Named Development (2011), Decolonizing Theory: Thinking Across Traditions (2020). Border-Marxisms and Historical Materialism: Untimely Encounters (forthcoming)