Stories By 'Pratyoush Onta'
Plagiarism in intellectual work is stealing someone else’s ideas and/or words and passing them on as one’s own. For academics in many parts of the world, it is a career-ending moral crime because our enterprise of knowledge production relies fundamentally on trust between member practitioners.
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The first of the hundreds of articles I have written for this newspaper was published on November 7, 1993, under the title Unthinkably Bad Books.
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Fooling Oneself In August 1988, 29 years ago this month, I started a new phase of my life: graduate school.
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This conversation took place during the academic year 1990-1991. I was then a second year doctoral student in the Department of History at the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) in Philadelphia, USA. In the summer of 1989, leaving behind confused years trying to become an economist, I decided to switch my focus of study to South Asian history.
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How do you promote pluralistic publics in the age of social media if you are an organisation which has a remit for public discussion and seminars? The answers might not be obvious.
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There is nothing ‘overwhelming’ about the increase; if anything, it is a fact to celebrate, not condemn
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