Events archive

South Asia Seminar
Manan Ahmed (Columbia)
2 February 2021 - 2:00pm
Teams Online
I present a short overview of my recent book, I closely examine the most complete idea of Hindustan, elaborated by the early seventeenth century Deccan historian Firishta, in his *Tarikh*. The talk... Read more
Vinayak Chaturvedi (University of California, Irvine)
1 February 2021 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
South Asian Intellectual History Seminar This paper examines the conceptualization of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar as “Veer Savarkar” in the early decades of the twentieth century. It argues that... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Ed Simpson (SOAS)
26 January 2021 - 2:00pm
Teams Online
This talk follows the route of State Highway 31 through western Madhya Pradesh, central India. It is both jaunty road-trip and abject lesson in how to read the global order. This journey takes us... Read more
Karuna Mantena (Columbia University)
25 January 2021 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
Karuna Mantena, Professor of Political Science at Columbia, specialises in political theory with research interests in the theory and history of empire, South Asian intellectual history, and... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Robin Rinehart (Lafayette College)
19 January 2021 - 2:00pm
Teams Online
The Dasam Granth , a text attributed to the tenth guru of Sikhism, Guru Gobind Singh, includes a composition with accounts of twenty-four avatars of the god Vishnu. The concluding story narrates the... Read more
Ali Usman Qasmi (Lahore University of Management Sciences)
18 January 2021 - 4:00pm
Online with Zoom
Ali Usman Qasmi will be presenting a chapter written for an upcoming edited volume, for discussion and debate. Ali Usman Qasmi is Associate Professor (History) at the School of Humanities and Social... Read more

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