Events archive

Shruti Kapila (Cambridge)
3 February 2022 - 5:00pm
Online - Zoom
Registration required - Meeting Registration - Zoom Part of the Modern History Research Seminar series.
South Asia Seminar
Ambika Aiyadurai (IIT, Gandhinagar), Naisargi Dave (Toronto), Radhika Govindrajan (Washington) , Muhammad Kavesh (Toronto), Dolly Kikon (Melbourne)
1 February 2022 - 2:00pm
Online - Zoom
Registration Required - Registration link Muhammad Kavesh is a Faculty of Arts and Science Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto and Discovery Early Career Research Award (DECRA) fellow at... Read more
South Asian Intellectual History Seminar
Manu Samnotra (University of South Florida)
31 January 2022 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
Manu Samnotra is an Associate Professor in political theory at the University of South Florida. He is the author of Worldly Shame: Ethos in Action . Worldly Shame examines shame’s worldly... Read more
Suzanne Levi-Sanchez (Non-Resident Fellow, School of International Service, American University, Retired (Tenured) Associate Professor, US Naval War College), Edward Lemon (Research Assistant Professor, Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University), Muhiddin Kabiri (chairman of NAT (National Alliance of Tajikistan), chairman of the IRPT (Islamic Renaissance Party of Tajikistan)), , Alim Sherzamonov (Politician in Tajikistan)
28 January 2022 - 3:00pm
Online - Zoom
Registration required: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_fMgvKpu1TfGm2cVX_5OXaQ
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 Asian Intellectual History Seminar
Milinda Banerjee (University of St Andrews)
24 January 2022 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
The modern concept of ‘dynasty’ is a politically-motivated modern intellectual invention. For many advocates of a strong sovereign nation-state across the nineteenth and early twentieth century, in... 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 Asian Intellectual History Seminar
Ammar Ali Jan (Haqooq-e-Khalq Movement)
17 January 2022 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
This talk will discuss salient features of authoritarian rule in Pakistan. First, the permanent state of emergency that shapes political life in the country fuels arbitrary and whimsical forms of... Read more
Understanding Kashmir and the Abrogation of Article 370: law, History and Politics
Jinaly Dani (Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy) , Kevin James , Pranay Modi (Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy) , Mona Bhan (Syracuse University) , Haley Duschinski (Ohio University)
30 November 2021 - 3:00pm
Online - Zoom
‘A Biography of Article 370’ Jinaly Dani (Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy) , Kevin James and Pranay Modi (Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy) ‘The abrogation of 35A: the afterlife of the Permanent Residents... Read more
South Asian Intellectual History Seminar
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
Thomas Blom Hansen (Stanford)
26 November 2021 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
Pre-registeration essential - Meeting Registration - Zoom The Law of Force is a searing critique of the illiberal and violent forces that continue to dominate our everyday life and politics. These... Read more
Understanding Kashmir and the Abrogation of Article 370: law, History and Politics
Aziz Ali Dad, , Samar Abbas Kazmi, Victoria Schofield
23 November 2021 - 3:00pm
Online - Zoom
‘Culture and politics in the zone of non-being’ Aziz Ali Dad (social scientist from Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan) ‘Schrodinger’s state: situating Gilgit-Baltistan within Jammu & Kashmir’... 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 Asian Intellectual History Seminar
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
Understanding Kashmir and the Abrogation of Article 370: law, History and Politics
Shruti Kapila (Cambridge), Andrew Whitehead (Former BBC South Asia Correspondent), Prateek Joshi (Oxford)
16 November 2021 - 3:00pm
Online - Zoom
‘Patel’s republicanism and the Hindu crown of Kashmir’ Shruti Kapila (Cambridge) ‘I accede to the Dominion of India: when and how the Maharaja of Kashmir signed the Instrument of Accession’ Andrew... Read more

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