Ayça Çubukçu, an IGLP affiliated scholar and Assistant Professor in Human Rights at the Department of Sociology and the Centre for Human Rights at the London School of Economics and Political Science, conducted an interview with renowned scholar of Postcolonial Studies, Partha Chatterjee, about his new book, The Black Hole of Empire: History of a Global Practice of Power. Partha Chatterjee is a Professor of Anthropology and South Asian Studies at Columbia University in New York and is an honorary professor of Political Science and was the Director of the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences in Calcutta. He also received the Fukuoka Asian Culture Prize in 2009 for his academic contributions.

 Below is a link to the interview which was recently published on the website of Humanity: An International Journal of Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Development.

Partha Chatterjee and Ayça Çubukçu. (2012) “Empire as a Practice of Power: An Interview.” Humanity: An International Journal of Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Development, available online.