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Charaiveti: An academic's journey-12

History has repeatedly shown that, in academia as in the world of politics, doctrinal differences between the far-left and the social democrats can lead to irreversible damage

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Pranab Bardhan 



Pranab Bardhan

I knew that Cambridge was by the river Cam, but the first day when I looked for it I could not find it. From the map I knew that on my way to the Economics Department, I had to cross it. I stopped and looked around but I could not see anything like a river. Then I asked a passerby, and he pointed to what I had thought was a small ditch or a canal. It was difficult to take it as a river, as in India I was used to much bigger rivers. Over time, however, I saw the serene beauty of this mini-river, with its placid water by the weeping willows, the swans, gliding boats and all.

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First Published: Fri, January 14 2022. 22:44 IST

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