Dr. Pavan Malreddy


Pavan Malreddy has studied and taught Sociology, Anthropology, Development Studies and English Literature in the Netherlands, Singapore, Canada and Germany. His current research project focuses on the armed insurgencies in India, Burma and Nigeria. His research interests include 20th and 21st century literature, world literatures, discourses of terrorism, and the intersections of memory studies and postcolonial theory. (see full list of publications).

Courses: QIS

Recent Publications:


Books and Editions

2018 (co-edited with Michael C. Frank) Global Responses to the War on Terror.  Special Issue of European Journal English Studies 22 (2).

2018 (co-edited with Anindya Purakayastha) Cultures of Violence in South Asia. Special Issue of Kairos: A Journal of Critical Symposium 2 (1).

Articles and Chapters

2019 ‘Subalternation: Narrating Burma’. Postcolonial Studies 22 (4), fc

2019 ‘Imperialist Shame and Indigenous Guilt in George Orwell’s Burmese Days’. European Journal of English Studies 23 (3), fc

2019 ‘The Novel of Burma’. In: Alex Tickell (ed). The Oxford History of the Novel in English (vol. 10). Oxford: Oxford University Press

2018 (with Michael Frank) ‘Global Responses to the War on Terror’. European Journal of English Studies 22 (2)

2018 ‘The Transatlantic Novel and the War on Terror’. Journal of Postcolonial Writing. DOI: http://bit.ly/2EF4JBm

2018 ‘In a State of Indifference: A Conversation with Amit Chaudhuri’. Creative Lives  (4)

2018 (with Frank Schulze-Engler and John Njenga Karugia) ‘“Even the Dead Have Human Rights”: A Conversation with Homi Bhabha’. Journal of Postcolonial Writing, 54 (5)

2017 (with Ana Sobral) ‘Violent Worlds: Three Readings from the Global South’. Anglistentag Proceedings. Trier: WVT          

2016 ‘Solidarity, Suffering, and ‘Divine Violence’: Fictions of the Naxalite Insurgency’. In: Alex Tickell (ed.) South-Asian Fiction in English: Contemporary Transformations. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan