Events archive

South Asia Seminar
Sneha Krishnan (Oxford)
5 March 2019 - 2:00pm
Syndicate Room, St Antony's College
Abstract: Historical scholarship increasingly shows that anti-colonial mobilisation in the early 20thcentury was both transimperial and transnational (Alavi 2015, Aydin 2007, Manjapra 2014). This... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Thomas Chambers (Oxford Brookes)
26 February 2019 - 2:00pm
Syndicate Room, St Antony's College
In the context of migration between Uttar Pradesh, other areas of India, and the Gulf, this paper explores the role of the imagination in shaping subjective experiences of male Muslim migrants from a... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Udit Bhatia (Oxford)
19 February 2019 - 2:00pm
Syndicate Room, St Antony's College
Abstract: Current commentary in legal and political philosophy conceptualises political parties either as private organisations, immune from legal regulation in their internal affairs, or as quasi-... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Finbarr Barry Flood (New York University)
12 February 2019 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room, St Antony's College
Abstract: Although early modern artistic connections between India and Ethiopia are reasonably well documented, there is little or no epigraphic or textual evidence for earlier histories of... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Nikita Sud (Oxford Department of International Development)
5 February 2019 - 2:00pm
Fellow Dining Room, St Antony's College
Abstract: As we face climate change, our relationship with nature needs rethinking. Nature is impacted, even constituted, by human activity. However, societies are also co-constituted by nature. My... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Sriya Iyer (Faculty of Economics and St. Catharine's College, University of Cambridge)
29 January 2019 - 2:00pm
Fellows Dining Room, St Antony's College
Abstract: This talk on the economics of religion in India is based on research conducted in India for over a decade. The talk asks why we need an economics of religion for India and discusses... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Partha Pratim Shil (Trinity College, University of Cambridge)
22 January 2019 - 2:00pm
Fellows Dining Room, St Antony's College
Abstract: This presentation explores two workforces at the bottom of the coercive apparatus of the colonial state in Bengal in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. These are police... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Laura Bear (LSE)
15 January 2019 - 2:00pm
Fellows Dining Room, St Antony's College
Abstract: This talk opens up the history of the economic theories, nodal financial formulae and legal regimes that have governed the Indian railways in order to develop a new theoretical approach to... Read more

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