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Nissim Mannathukkaren
Native name
നിസ്സിം മണ്ണത്തൂക്കാരൻ
OccupationAssociate Professor and Department Chair, International Development Studies (Arts and Social Sciences) at Dalhousie University, Canada.
EducationBA (Politics, Economics, History) Bangalor University, MA (Political Science) Jawaharlal Nehru University, MPhil (Political Science) Jawaharlal Nehru University and PhD (Political Studies) Queen's University

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Nissim Mannathukkaren is Associate Professor, Dalhousie University, Op-Ed Contributor, The Hindu, The Wire, and other Indian media.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]


Early life and education[edit]

Nissim Mannathukkaren hails from Muvattupuzha, Kerala. He completed his BA (Politics, Economics, History) degree from Bangalore University, MA (Political Science) and MPhil (Political Science) degrees from Jawaharlal Nehru University and PhD (Political Studies) degree from Queen's University, Canada. .[1][2]


Caste system[edit]

Dr Mannathukkaren writes in the final paragraph of his Being the privileged article, "Let us, similarly, in an upper caste-dominated society, acknowledge the vast undeserved space we occupy. Let us cede what has to be ceded.[8]



  • Rupture with Memory: Derrida and the Specters that Haunt Marxism[9]
  • Communism, Subaltern Studies and Postcolonial Theory: The Left in South India[10]

Book Chapters[edit]

  • Nissim Mannathukkaren. (2018) The ‘people’ and the ‘political’. In Mujibur Rehman. (author) Rise of Saffron Power. 1st Edition, Routledge. Pages 26.[11][12]
  • Nissim Mannathukkaren, 2010, Reading cricket fiction in the times of Hindu nationalism and farmer suicides: Fallacies of textual interpretation, The Politics of Sport in South Asia, Routledge, 26.[13]


The wire[edit]

  • A Communal Virus and Our Collective Irrationality[14][15]

open Democracy[edit]

  • Modi government and the muzzling of the Indian media[16][17]


His research has been published in journals such as Citizenship Studies, Journal of Peasant Studies, Third World Quarterly, Economic and Political Weekly, Journal of Critical Realism, International Journal of the History of Sport, Dialectical Anthropology, Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, and Sikh Formations.

  • Communalism sans violence: A Keralan exceptionalism?[18][19]

Book Reviews[edit]

  • Vinay Gidwani, Capital, Interrupted: Agrarian Development and the Politics of Work in India, 2009, Journal of Peasant Studies, Vol. 36, No. 2, 2009, 464-466.


  • The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) research award.[20]
  • Award Recipient for Insight Development Grants Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.[6]


Nissim Mannathukkaren was one of the 250 writers and cultural activists who demanded the restoration of Article 370 of the Constitution of India, and the restoration of the state of Jammu & Kashmir.[21][22]

See also[edit]

  • List of Dalhousie University people


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Nissim Mannathukkaren". Dalhousie University.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Nissim Mannathukkaren". Navayana Publishing. 1 January 2010.
  3. "Nissim Mannathukkaren". mayday.leftword.com.
  4. "Profile Information". NextGen Database.
  5. "Malayali bags Canadian research award". 24 July 2010 – via www.thehindu.com.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Government of Canada, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (11 May 2012). "Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council". www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca.
  7. "Nissim Mannathukkaren". openDemocracy.
  8. Mannathukkaren, Nissim (6 February 2016). "Being the privileged" – via www.thehindu.com.
  9. Mannathukkaren, Nissim (2006). The rupture with memory : Derrida and the specters that haunt marxism. Pondicherry: Navayana. p. 116. ISBN 8189059084. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  10. MANNATHUKKAREN, NISSIM (2021). COMMUNISM, SUBALTERN STUDIES AND POSTCOLONIAL THEORY : the left in south india. [S.l.]: ROUTLEDGE INDIA. p. 398. ISBN 1138056790. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  11. "The 'people' and the 'political' : Aam Aadmi and the changing contours of the anti-corruption movement". Routledge India. 3 May 2018. doi:10.4324/9780429506321-11 – via www.taylorfrancis.com.
  12. "Rise of Saffron Power". Taylor & Francis. doi:10.4324/9780429506321.
  13. "Reading cricket fiction in the times of Hindu nationalism and farmer suicides: Fallacies of textual interpretation". Taylor & Francis Group.
  14. "Nissim Mannathukkaren : Exclusive News Stories by Nissim Mannathukkaren on Current Affairs, Events at The Wire". The Wire.
  15. "A Communal Virus and Our Collective Irrationality". The Wire.
  16. "Author Page". openDemocracy.
  17. "Modi government and the muzzling of the Indian media". openDemocracy.
  18. https://www.researchgate.net/scientific-contributions/Nissim-Mannathukkaren-2027394995
  19. "Routledge and CRC Press search results". www.routledge.com.
  20. "Malayali bags Canadian research award". 24 July 2010 – via www.thehindu.com.
  21. "Over 200 writers, cultural activists respond to the abrogation of Article 370 in Kashmir". 16 August 2019.
  22. DelhiAugust 16, India Today Web Desk New; August 16, 2019UPDATED:; Ist, 2019 19:09. "Mockery of democracy: Over 200 writers, activists write on Kashmir situation". India Today.

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