Monograph of a Sociologist

Bangalore International Centre

Monograph of a Sociologist

Art |

Bangalore International Centre | Bangalore |

Dec 10 | 6 p.m.

Ends on: Dec 10

About Monograph of a Sociologist

M N Srinivas was the founder of modern social anthropology (or ‘sociology’ as it is usually known locally) in India. He is famous for his monographs Religion and Society among the Coorgs and The Remembered Village, as well as many other works. He invented and popularized the concepts ‘Sanskritization’, ‘dominant caste’, and ‘vote bank’. The talk will discuss Srinivas’ life and achievements, and will focus in particular on the role that his time in and doctorate from Oxford played in his formation as an anthropologist.