Rohit Goel

Rohit Goel is Academic Director of Jnanapravaha. He is completing his PhD in Political Science at the University of Chicago. His dissertation, ‘War and Peace in Lebanon,’ employs Marxian and psychoanalytic methods to analyse crisis and consensus in post-war Lebanon and in the post-Cold War world. His research has been supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship for Dissertation Research in Original Sources and the United States Fulbright Fellowship. Rohit has taught at the University of Chicago, Sciences Po (Paris), the American University of Beirut, and Jnanapravaha (Mumbai). He received an MA in Political Science from the University of Chicago (2006), a diploma as a Center for Arabic Studies Abroad (CASA) Fellow to the University of Damascus (2007), an MPhil in Social and Political Sciences from the University of Cambridge as Harvard’s Paul William’s Fellow to Emmanuel College (2003), and a BA in Social Studies from Harvard College (2002).

My Sessions

Insurrection 1946: Unresolved Histories

Coomaraswamy Hall

Jnanapravaha is pleased to offer you the opportunity to experience artist Vivan Sundaram and cultural theorist Ashish Rajyadhyaksha’s art collaboration based on a historical event in Bombay, the 1946 insurrection led by seamen of the Royal Indian Navy. The installation also includes a 40 minute sound work by British Artist David Chapman. This will be followed by […]