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“I am a reformer of the human society. I do not care about country, god, religion, language, or the state. I am only concerned about the welfare and growth of the human society.”

– Periyar E.V. Ramasamy (1879-1973)

Latest from The Periyar Project

Book Launch of Periyar: A Study in Political Atheism

Marie Curie Research Fellow Karthick Ram Manoharan’s book Periyar: A Study in Political Atheism (Orient BlackSwan 2022) was launched in Chennai at the Roja Muthiah Research Library on 4 June 2022. Kanimozhi Karunanidhi, Member of Parliament from the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, released the book. Sundar Ganesan from the RMRL gave the welcome address and introduced…

Upcoming Monograph on Periyar

MSCA Fellow Karthick Ram Manoharan’s monograph Periyar: A Study in Political Atheism will be published by Orient BlackSwan in early 2022. This is a research output of the EU H2020 project “Freedom from Caste: The Political Thought of Periyar E.V. Ramasamy in a Global Context”. Orient BlackSwan announced the publication of the book on 24…