Events

Mrinalini Sinha (University of Michigan)
25 October 2021 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
The churning that was happening in Indian historiography in the 1980s-90s came from multiple directions, including a new and reinvigorated feminist historiography. The latter’s ambition was never... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Rohan Deb Roy (Reading)
26 October 2021 - 2:00pm
Online - Zoom
Please register to join this seminar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_L83-GaM4Q5ioYONBp93I2A The decolonial turn in the academy is recent but pervasive. Scholarly manifestoes in many... Read more
Christophe Jaffrelot, (Research at CERI Sciences Po/CNRS in Paris and Professor of Indian Politics and Sociology at King's College London)
27 October 2021 - 5:00pm
St Antony's College, Nissan Lecture Theatre
Pre booking essential - limited capacity - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/modis-india-hindu-nationalism-and-the-rise-of-ethnic-democracy-tickets-183344577567 Over the past two decades, thanks to... Read more
Ritu Birla (University of Toronto)
1 November 2021 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
This lecture returns to themes in the history of British imperial finance via approaches from the new interdisciplinary history of capitalism. Informed by attention to historical processes of... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Pallavi Raghavan (Ashoka University, Delhi)
2 November 2021 - 2:00pm
Online - Zoom
Registration needed: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_QMH-xuIoRcqD9nBAAeRgrw The years that immediately followed their partition offer many interesting insights into the shaping of the... Read more
Rohit De (Yale University)
8 November 2021 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
Rohit De is an Associate Professor of History at Yale University and an Associate Research Scholar at Yale Law School. A lawyer and a historian of South Asia and the common law world, he is the... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Suryakant Waghmore (IIT-Bombay), Hugo Gorringe (University of Edinburgh)
9 November 2021 - 2:00pm
Online - Zoom
To register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_YMnpsGBtRsyQ2ShWM8YZ5g Suryakant Waghmore and Hugo Gorringe will discuss their recent edited volume on civility in India. Democracy and its... Read more
Mukulika Banerjee (LSE)
10 November 2021 - 5:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Pre - booking essential as space is limited - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cultivating-democracy-politics-and-citizenship-in-agrarian-india-tickets-184647765437 Cultivating Democracy provides a... Read more
Akshi Singh (Queen Mary University of London)
15 November 2021 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
‘I have some Garos as my tenants. Though otherwise very obedient and docile, they refused to tell me their dreams.’ Tarun Chandra Sinha, ‘Dreams of the Garos’ ‘When you have cut down all the trees... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Vinita Damodaran (Sussex)
16 November 2021 - 2:00pm
Online - Zoom
Please register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_D2lQZ8dKTzilhNwLrnnhug The twentieth century was a period which saw debates on ecology, cytology, genetics and eugenics in the West... Read more
Ian Sanjay Patel (London School of Economics)
22 November 2021 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
Within British imperial thought, the transfer of sovereign power to India and subsequently other former colonies was not perceived as the final end of British imperialism, but simply its latest,... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Vindhya Buthpitiya (St Andrews)
23 November 2021 - 2:00pm
Online - Zoom
To Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_evvPQz8fS_uPyPvvWEOuow The final years of the Sri Lankan civil war were transformed by a significant development in the technics of... Read more
Humeira Iqtidar (King’s College London)
29 November 2021 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
Dr Humeira Iqtidar is Reader in Politics at King's College London. Her research interests bring together postcolonial theory, critical theory and comparative political theory with a focus on modern... Read more