About the Author
Aditya Nigam is a fellow of the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS), Delhi. He works in the broad field of social and political theory and is the joint director of the programme in social and political theory at the CSDS. He is interested in issues related to the formations of modernity and the emergence of political subjectivities. He has published regularly on questions of nationalism, identity and radical politics in both English and Hindi. His work looks at the contemporary experience of capitalism and globalization in the postcolonial world. Nigam is the author of The Insurrection of Little Selves: Crisis of Secular-nationalism in India; Power and Contestation: India Since 1989 (with Nivedita Menon); and After Utopia: Modernity and Socialism in the Postcolony.