- Saigon’s penalscape: interpreting colonial prisons in Vietnam 2022, Inter Asia Cultural Studies, with Sophie Fuggle
- Comparative urbanism and collective methodologies: Restoration projects in West Bengal and South East London 2022 Hau: Journal of Ethnographic Theory
- Cartoon Weapons Industry, with Nic Barkdull, in Media Watch, 2022
- Robinson on Con Dao: Mango writing and faltering diplomacy in the precursors of Crusoe in Vietnam in Southeast Asia Research 2021 https://doi.org/10.1080/0967828X.2021.1994353
- ‘Robinsonades: pertaining to allegories from the East India Company in Ceylon and other islands, from Marxism to Post-structuralism, and in which, dear reader, a 300-year-old adventure book may still have something to say’ in Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, 2020, 21:2, 279-286, DOI: 10.1080/14649373.2020.1766236
- Global South Asia on Screen. Book, India only edition 2019 of Global South Asia on Screen, Book, World Edition, 2018
- What did you do in the war? History and Anthropology 2019
- Marx in Calcutta, CITY 2018
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A book written at the start in Germany after finding the letters of Elsie and Bronislaw Malinowski had been published – and able to mention how Malinowski’s copy to Elsie attributes ‘more than half’ the labour on the book to her. Rare occurance, not on the cover.
This was my third single author book (Bad Marxism) but the first one has sold better over time, based on hanging out in Calcutta in the late 1980s and early 1990s. I had given up on academic work, though was still devoted to the writings of Zawar Hanfi on Heidegger and of course Marx.
The middle book of the set is Critique of Exotica, the product of a reading group at the Charterhouse Hotel in Manchester with mates who also published Dis-Orienting Rhythms (perhaps the favourite title I’ve com up with – after Rumour, which I did not identify as a title at first, as a friend, Matt, saw it as a part of the draft first para and he said ‘is that gonna be the title’. Yes, as it turns out. Critique though is a great title too, inspired varipusly by Kant, the anthro journal Crit of Anth and Gayatri Spivak’s Critique of Postcolonial Reason – which had come out he year before.
Leftword published a translation of Ho Chi Minh I helped do recently, but they also promote my books n India
Diaspora and Hybridity is much cited, has become a core text on Diaspora studies
Lots of videos and other odds and ends from lectures and talks in an immense accumulation of stuff – ungeheure Warensammlung -like