Events archive

South Asia Seminar
Daniel Hunt, Ria Kapoor (Lady Margaret Hall), Amar Sohal (Merton)
2 February 2016 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Indian Activism in the Metropole 1880-1900 Daniel Hunt, St Antony's College An examination of Indian parliamentary activism during the emergence of popular democracy, looking in particular at the... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Dr Laurent Gayer (Sciences Po)
26 January 2016 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
The small qasbah of Amroha, in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, presents an unusual record in terms of inter-communal peace. Despite being located in a communally sensitive region, the town has... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Yaqoob Khan Bangash (Lahore)
19 January 2016 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
The constitution of a country is its 'Supreme National Institution.' Hence, the creation of a constitution is a central process in institution making in a country, as the incentives and disincentives... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Andreas Rieck (Berlin)
1 December 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Fellows' Dining Room
The Shias of Pakistan are the second largest Shia community worldwide after that of Iran, but in Pakistan they constitute only a minority of some 15 per cent. During the last decade they have been... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Ali Usman Qasmi (LUMS)
24 November 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Fellows' Dining Room
This paper will look at the role played by Ishtiaq Hussain Qureshi (1903-81) – Cambridge-trained historian of medieval India – in developing a master narrative for the history of Pakistan. The... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Simon Fuchs (Cambridge)
17 November 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Fellows' Dining Room
The talk investigates the transformation of sectarian discourses in Pakistan since the 1970s. I contend that anti-Shiʿi religious scholars considered the Iranian Revolution as a threatening attempt... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Chris Moffat (Queen Mary)
10 November 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Fellows' Dining Room
This paper interrogates the continuing political potential of the martyred revolutionary Bhagat Singh (1907-1931) in twenty-first century India. Rather than the wilful conjuring of the dead for... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Yasmin Khan (Oxford)
3 November 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Fellows' Dining Room
This seminar will stress India's extensive and diverse involvement in the Second World War through the perspectives of British and Indian life-histories. It will also reflect on writing narrative... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Polly O'Hanlon (Oxford)
27 October 2015 - 2:15pm to 3:45pm
Fellows' Dining Room
South Asia Seminar
Tariq Rahman (Lahore)
20 October 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Fellows’ Dining Room, Hilda Besse Building at St Antony’s College
Tariq Rahman is presently Dean, School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences and Acting Dean, School of Education at the Beaconhouse National University, Lahore. He is also HEC Distinguished National... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Sanghamitra Choudhury (Agatha Harrison Fellow, St Antony's College)
16 June 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Fellow's Dining Room, Hilda Besse Building, St Antony's College
South Asia Seminar
Suryakant Waghmore (Tata Institute of Social Science)
9 June 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Fellow's Dining Room, Hilda Besse Building, St Antony's College
South Asia Seminar
Kama Maclean (University of New South Wales, Australia)
2 June 2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Fellow's Dining Room, Hilda Besse Building, St Antony's College
This paper extends an argument explored in my book, A Revolutionary History of Interwar India (2015), focussing on the activities of the Hindustan Socialist Republican Army (HSRA); an organisation... Read more
South Asia Seminar
George Malagaris (Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies)
26 May 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Fellows' Dining Room, Hilda Besse Building, St. Antony's College
South Asia Seminar
J B P More
19 May 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Fellow's Dining Room, Hilda Besse Building, St Antony's College

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