Events archive

South Asia Seminar
Ornit Shani (Haifa)
9 October 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Fellows' Dining Room
This talk explores the untold story of the preparation of the first draft electoral roll on the basis of universal adult franchise in India. How did the principle and institution of universal... Read more
Romila Thapar (Emeritus Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru University; Honorary Fellow, St Antony's College and Lady Margaret Hall)
19 June 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Pavilion Room
Matthew J. Walton (Aung San Suu Kyi Senior Research Fellow in Modern Burmese Studies, St Antony’s College)
13 June 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Investcorp Lecture Theatre
The field of Burma Studies has expanded rapidly in the past decade. Part of this growth has been fuelled by changes in Myanmar’s political conditions, as research opportunities have opened up on... Read more
Kyaw Myo Win (Site Manager, Sri Ksetra UNESCO World Heritage Site)
11 June 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Deakin Room
Sriksetra is the largest and latest Pyu city, once the capital of unified sovereign of early Myanmar might have been entitled it in Sanskrit and in Myanmar called as Thaye Khittya means “Field of... Read more
Rethinking the Contemporary: The World since the Cold War
Akeel Bilgrami (Columbia)
8 June 2018 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room
Organised with support from the First World War and Global Religions AHRC-funded project, All Souls College, the Asian Studies Centre of St Antony’s College, the Global History Centre and the Centre... Read more
Shashi Tharoor (Lok Sabha)
6 June 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Investcorp Lecture Theatre
Shashi Tharoor served for twenty-nine years at the United Nations, rising to the post of Under-Secretary-General. He has also been Minister of State for External Affairs in India, is presently a... Read more
Rethinking the Contemporary: The World since the Cold War
Jean Comaroff (Harvard) and John Comaroff (Harvard)
31 May 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Investcorp Lecture Theatre
This lecture explores the global preoccupation with criminality in the early twenty-first century, a preoccupation strikingly disproportionate, in most places and for most people, to the risks posed... Read more
India on the World Stage: International Relations of India Seminar Series
Martin Bayly (LSE)
16 May 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Syndicate Room
The seminar is organised by the Indian National Student Association (INSA), with support from the South Asian Studies Programme at the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, and from the Asian... Read more
South Asia Seminar
David Lewis (LSE)
15 May 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum
Policy-makers are often seen as being out of touch with the communities they serve. But closing the “gap” between policy makers and people is not straightforward. An experimental initiative in... Read more
India on the World Stage: International Relations of India Seminar Series
Lawrence Sáez (SOAS)
9 May 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Syndicate Room
The seminar is organised by the Indian National Student Association (INSA), with support from the South Asian Studies Programme at the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, and from the Asian... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Junko Asano, Jieun Baek and Adrian Calo
9 May 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Deakin Room
The Making of the Indonesian Migrant Labour Movement Junko Asano (St Antony’s, International Development) The Bold and Brave of Burma: A Micro-Level Study of the first Movers of Dissent between 1988-... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Zaad Mahmood (ODID, Presidency University, Kolkata)
8 May 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum
Are political actors still relevant in shaping policy in the interest of domestic socio-economic concerns under conditions of globalization? This book draws attention to the continuing relevance of... Read more
India on the World Stage: International Relations of India Seminar Series
Kate Sullivan de Estrada (St Antony's)
2 May 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Syndicate Room
The seminar is organised by the Indian National Student Association (INSA), with support from the South Asian Studies Programme at the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, and from the Asian... Read more
Carrie Gracie (BBC)
1 May 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Carrie Gracie grew up mostly in North-East Scotland and set up a restaurant before taking a degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Oxford. She spent a year teaching in two Chinese... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Muhammad Ali Jan (Wolfson)
1 May 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum
Despite the non-recognition of caste identity by the Pakistani state, caste relations are a pervasive feature of everyday life, particularly in small-town and rural Pakistan. Using the case of the... Read more

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