Shruti Kapila

Shruti Kapila teaches modern history and global political thought at the
University of Cambridge, Faculty of History and is a Fellow of Corpus
Christi College. Kapila’s principal fields of writing are modern and
contemporary India, violence , global political thought, the British
empire, psychoanalysis, race, and gender. Her latest book VIOLENT FRATERNITY:INDIAN POLITICAL THOUGHT IN THE GLOBAL AGE has received advanced praise as ‘ground breaking’, ‘highly original’, ‘brilliant’ and
even ‘transformative’ of our understanding of India and global political

Books in order of publication:

An Intellectual History for India – 2010

Political Thought in Action: The Bhagavad Gita and Modern India – 2013

Violent Fraternity: Indian Political Thought in the Global Age – 2021

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