Chapters in Books

'Introduction: Ashis Nandy-The Art of Thinking Differently', 'A Gift of Song', and 'Ashis Nandy in Conversation with Ananya Vajpeyi and Ramin Jahanbegloo' in Vajpeyi and Jahanbegloo edited Ashis Nandy: A Life in Dissent, Oxford University Press, April 2018

'The Politics of Knowledge, Here and Now: A Conversation with Ashis Nandy', D. Venkat Rao Ed., Critical Humanities from India: Contexts, Issues, Futures, published by Routledge India in Spring 2018.

Entry on ‘samaj’ in Key Concepts in Modern Indian Studies, Gita Dharampal-Frick, Rachel Dwyer, et al Ed. New Delhi: Oxford University Press and New York: NYU Press  (2015); pp. 242-243.

‘Knowledge in Society and the Knowledge Society’, in Loka-Vidya Perspectives: A Philosophy of Political Imagination for the Knowledge Age, Amit Basole Ed. Varanasi: Vidya Ashram and Aakar Books (2015); pp. 242-251.  

'Alas, my house is empty...' in Fifty Writers, Fifty Books: The Best of Indian Fiction, Sebastian and Siddan Ed. (Harper Collins, 2013); essay on Rabindranath Tagore's novel The Home and the World; pp. 152-158.

‘The Sudra in History: From Scripture to Segregation’ in South Asian Texts in History: Critical Engagements with Sheldon Pollock. Bronner, McCrea and Cox, Ed. Association for Asian Studies, 2011; pp. 337-358.

‘The Archivist’ in Civil Lines 6: New Writing from India ed. Mukul Kesavan, Kal Friese, Achal Prabha, Harper Collins Publishers India, 2011; pp.-86-101.

‘Sudra Dharma and Legal Treatments of Caste’ in Hinduism and Law: An Introduction, Lubin, Davis Jr. and Krishnan Ed. Cambridge University Press, 2010); pp. 280-302.

‘Resenting the Indian State: For a New Political Practice in the Northeast’ in Beyond Counter- insurgency: Breaking the Impasse in Northeast India, Sanjib Baruah Ed. (Oxford University Press, 2009); Ch. 2, pp. 25-48.

‘A History of Caste in South Asia: From Pre-colonial Polity to Bio-political State’ in Shared Histories of Modernity: China, India and the Ottoman Empire, Islamoglu and Perdue Ed. (Routledge, 2009); pp 299-320.

‘Unviewable Icons’ and ‘Exhibiting Atrocity’, entries in Underfire 2: The Organization and Representation of Violence, Jordan Crandall Ed. Rotterdam, NL: Witte de With, Center for Contemporary Art (2005); pp. 43-56, 81-88.

‘Excavating Identity through Tradition: Who was Shivaji?’ in Traditions in Motion: Religion in Society and History, Satish Saberwal and Supriya Varma Ed. (Oxford University Press, 2005); pp. 240-71.