Tripurdaman Singh

FMSH/IIAS fellowship programme | Researcher in residence at the Maison Suger | April-May 2022
Tripurdaman Singh

Tripurdaman Singh is an award-winning historian and writer focused on the political and constitutional history of modern South Asia. He is currently an Ambizione Fellow at the Institut de haute etudes internationales et du developpement, Geneve. He has been a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London and has held visiting fellowships at the International Institute of Asian Studies in Leiden, Fondation Maison des Sciences de L’Homme in Paris, and at the University of Basel.

The project

Title: Constitutionalism, Democracy and Minority Rights in India

Hosting institution : Fondation Maison des Sciences de l'Homme

Selected bibliography

  • Nehru: The Debates that Defined India (co-authored with Dr. Adeel Hussain) - New Delhi: Harper Collins, 2021, London: William Collins, 2021, Hindi - Nehru: Bharat ko Paribhashit Karne Wale Samvaad (New Delhi: Harper Hindi, 2022), French - Nehru: les débats qui ont fait l'Inde (Paris: Editions de la MSH, 2024)
  • Sixteen Stormy Days: The Story of the First Amendment to the Constitution of India - New Delhi: Penguin Random House, 2020 & 2021, London: Bloomsbury, 2024, Hindi - Ve Solah Din: Nehru, Mookerji aur Samvidhan ka Pehla Sanshodhan’ (New Delhi: Hind Pocket Books, 2022), Tamil - Patināru nāl cūrāvali: Intiya aracamaippuc cattam mutańmutalākat tiruttappatta katai (Pollachi: Ethir Veliyeedu, 2024)
  • Imperial Sovereignty and Local Politics: The Bhadauria Rajputs and the transition from Mughal to British India, 1600-1900 - Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019
  • 'The Authoritarian Roots of Indian Democracy' - The Journal of Democracy Vol. 34 No. 3 pp. 133-143
  • India: The Lingering Ghosts of Nehru’s Constitutional Legerdemain - The Round Table: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs Vol. 109 No. 3 pp. 344-46
Democracy & Freedom

Nehru. Les débats qui ont fait l'Inde

To be published on April in the "Asie(s)" collection of the Éditions de la MSH
Published at 21 March 2024