Events archive

South Asia Seminar
Anwesha Roy (Oxford)
3 May 2022 - 2:00pm
Pavilion Room
This talk will look at the years 1940–42 in Bengal with a view to analyse the social fuel that made the Quit India Movement possible in the province. War-time colonial policies created multiple... Read more
South Asian Intellectual History Seminar
Abhishek Kaicker (UC Berkeley)
2 May 2022 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
Abhishek Kaicker is an Associate Professor of History at the University of California, Berkeley and an editor of the Journal of South Asian Intellectual History. He has a PhD from Columbia University... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Thiruni Kelegama (Oxford)
26 April 2022 - 2:00pm
Pavilion Room
The imagination of the frontier as "empty" (of civilization) but "full" (of resources) not only allows for the making of a particular landscape, it also helps create and make a certain kind of... Read more
South Asian Intellectual History Seminar
Humeira Iqtidar (King’s College London)
25 April 2022 - 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
South Asia Seminar
Rui Verde and Rafael Marques (Oxford and Maka Angola), , Malini Ranganathan (American University)
8 March 2022 - 2:00pm
Dahrendorf Room, St. Antony’s College and online
This special set of joint events run by Oxford’s African Studies and South Asian Studies Centres focuses on activism and researching activism. In celebrating the global South’s rich experience of... Read more
South Asian Intellectual History Seminar
Akeel Bilgrami (Columbia University)
7 March 2022 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
Akeel Bilgrami got a B.A in English Literature from Elphinstone College, Bombay University and went to Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar where he read Philosophy, Politics, and Economics. He has a Ph.D. in... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Shaeera Kalla (C19 Peoples’ Coalition, South Africa), Tarangini Sriraman (Goldsmiths), Jeevan Baniya (Social Science Baha, Nepal)
1 March 2022 - 2:00pm
Dahrendorf Room, St. Antony’s College and online
Dahrendorf Room, St Antony's College and online Africa: Shaeera Kalla (C19 Peoples’ Coalition, South Africa), South Asia: Tarangini Sriraman (Goldsmiths), Jeevan Baniya (Social Science Baha, Nepal)... Read more
South Asian Intellectual History Seminar
J. Daniel Elam (University of Hong Kong)
28 February 2022 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
Professor J. Daniel Elam is Assistant Professor in the Department of Comparative Literature at the University of Hong Kong. He is the author of World Literature for the Wretched of the Earth:... Read more
Irna Hofman (Oxford) , Malik Kadirov (Media Analyst, Tajikistan), Salimjon Aioubov (Director of RFE/RL's Tajik Service)
28 February 2022 - 2:00pm
Online - Zoom
Registration Required: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_d3Qf7eTTTi6uMd46SVI3oQ Malik Kadirov Abdumalik (Malik) started his professional career as an interpreter \ translator in Iraq (1978-... Read more
South Asian Intellectual History Seminar
Nusrat S. Chowdhury (Amherst College)
21 February 2022 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
This talk is based on my current book project that contemplates the postcolonial trajectories of development and democracy. My focus is a river bridge in Bangladesh which is one of the largest and... Read more
Barka Dutt
15 February 2022 - 5:00pm
Blavatnik School of Government and Zoom
Although widely considered one of India's most polarising political figures in recent history, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have been building upon their... Read more
South Asian Intellectual History Seminar
Nazmul Sultan (University of Cambridge)
14 February 2022 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
Dr. Nazmul S. Sultan is George Kingsley Roth Research Fellow in Politics and International Studies at Christ’s College, University of Cambridge. Dr. Sultan is a political theorist with particular... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Aditya Ramesh (Manchester) , Nausheen Anwar (IBA, Karachi) , Camelia Dewan (Oslo) , Chitra Venkatramani (NUS) , Nikhil Anand (UPenn)
8 February 2022 - 2:00pm
Online - Zoom
Registration Required - Registration Link Camelia Dewan is an environmental anthropologist focusing on the anthropology of development. She is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the Department of... Read more
South Asian Intellectual History Seminar
Mishka Sinha (University of Oxford)
7 February 2022 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
Dr Mishka Sinha is a Research Associate at St. John’s College, Oxford, and co-director of the project on St. John’s and the Colonial Past with Professor William Whyte. She is a cultural and... Read more
Various Speakers
5 February 2022 - 10:00am to 6 February 2022 - 5:00pm
Online - Zoom
International Conference on Counting Caste: Breaking the Caste Census Deadlock Saturday, 5 February 2022 - 10 am GMT | 3.30 pm IST To Sunday, 6 February 2022 - 5 pm GMT | 10.30 pm IST Venue: Online... Read more

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