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Possibility of a visit/ lecture

 I am planning to attend the MARAAS Conference  Penn State 22-24 October this year. I would very much like to make use of the intervening time to visit academic centres and give a lecture/seminar. Possible topics/titles are listed below
1. White man's first burden :Educating the half-castes and civilizing the natives
2. Colonial uses of science and differential native responses
3. Hindus, Muslims and English education
4. Ancient India: Discovery versus invention
5.Seductive orientalism :English education and modern science in India
6. Scriptures, science and mythology ; Role of astronomy in Indian cultures.
Rajesh Kochhar