Events archive

South Asia Seminar
Yamini Aiyar (CPR, Delhi), Maira Hayat (Notre Dame) , Zehra Hashmi (Brown University), Akshay Mangla (Oxford)
25 January 2022 - 2:00pm
Online - Zoom
Registration link Zehra Hashmi is a postdoctoral fellow at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Brown University. She is an anthropologist and historian researching... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Mona Bhan (Syracuse) , Mohamad Junaid (Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts), Hafsa Kanjwal (Lafayette College)
18 January 2022 - 2:00pm
Online - Zoom
Registration required - Registration link Hafsa Kanjwal is an Assistant Professor of South Asian History at Lafayette College. Her current book project, Controlling Kashmir: State-building Under... 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
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
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
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
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
South Asia Seminar
Maria Rashid (UCL)
19 October 2021 - 2:00pm
Zoom online
To regiseter and join this seminar please follow this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_m5WyuVBzRM-XI_NUvGsKjg Saturated with tropes of honour, nation and gender, military deaths are... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Malini Sur (University of Western Sydney)
12 October 2021 - 2:00pm
Online - Zoom
To Register and join this seminar please follow this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_qkNJ3qvORmWIDVqsDSiB2w This talk explores the ambiguities surrounding Indian citizenship in... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Megan Eaton Robb (Pennsylvania)
18 May 2021 - 2:00pm
Teams Online - Registration needed
This talk will discuss how a small-town Newspaper used lithographic technology to cast a significant slice of Urdu journalism conversation as distinctively Muslim. Discussing a chapter of the... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Dipti Khera (NYU)
11 May 2021 - 2:00pm
Teams Online - Registration needed
As Mughal imperial authority weakened by the late 1600s and the British colonial economy became paramount by the 1830s, new patrons and mobile professionals reshaped urban cultures and artistic... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Noaman G Ali (LUMS)
4 May 2021 - 2:00pm
Teams Online - Registration needed
This paper examines how the encounter of radical activism and peasant militancy reshaped economic and political relations—indeed, the forms and functions of informal and state institutions—in... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Himanshu Jha (Heidelberg)
27 April 2021 - 2:00pm
Teams Online - Registration needed
In Capturing Institutional Change: The Case of the Right to Information Act in India, I examine the how and why of institutional change through the lenses of transformation in the ‘information regime... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Julie Vig (University of Toronto)
2 March 2021 - 2:00pm
Teams Online
How can Sikh cultural production in the premodern and early modern period be placed within and understood through wider cultural and literary movements and forces such as the world of Brajbhasha... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Ali Raza (Lahore University of Management Sciences)
23 February 2021 - 2:00pm
Teams Online
Ali Raza is a historian of South Asia. His research and teaching interests include the social and intellectual history of modern South Asia, comparative colonialisms, decolonization, and post-... Read more

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