Events archive

South Asia Seminar
Avinash Paliwal (School of Oriental and African Studies, London)
20 February 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum
The archetype of ‘my enemy’s enemy is my friend’, India’s political and economic presence in Afghanistan is often viewed as a Machiavellian ploy aimed against Pakistan. The first of its kind, this... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Raphael Susewind (King's College London)
13 February 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum
How can we understand 'tension', the experience of rigidity that often underpins systemic structures of domination, epistemic violence as well as physical aggression in South Asia? Following Zygmunt... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Zoltán Biedermann (University College London) and Alan Strathern (Brasenose)
6 February 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum
The presenters will reflect on their proposal to draw Sri Lanka into the paradigm of global history through the recently published edited collection Sri Lanka at the Crossroads of History (UCL, 2017... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Adnan Naseemullah (King's College London)
30 January 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum
Why have growth rates have dramatically diverged between India and Pakistan since the 1990s, when their economic and political institutions have increasingly converged? This paper argues that... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Shapan Adnan
23 January 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum
The Rohingyas violently expelled by Myanmar are not recognized as international refugees by Bangladesh. Despite lacking citizenship and the right to work, they have sought to survive through covert... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Sanal Mohan (Mahatma Gandhi University)
16 January 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum
Missionary Christianity in Kerala, contrary to the received notions in social sciences, offered a new language of internal deliberations to Dalits and provided them agency different from their... Read more