Events archive

South Asian Intellectual History Seminar
Ritu Birla (University of Toronto)
1 November 2021 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
This lecture returns to themes in the history of British imperial finance via approaches from the new interdisciplinary history of capitalism. Informed by attention to historical processes of... Read more
Christophe Jaffrelot, (Research at CERI Sciences Po/CNRS in Paris and Professor of Indian Politics and Sociology at King's College London)
27 October 2021 - 5:00pm
St Antony's College, Nissan Lecture Theatre
Pre booking essential - limited capacity - Over the past two decades, thanks to... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Rohan Deb Roy (Reading)
26 October 2021 - 2:00pm
Online - Zoom
Please register to join this seminar: The decolonial turn in the academy is recent but pervasive. Scholarly manifestoes in many... Read more
Mrinalini Sinha (University of Michigan)
25 October 2021 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
The churning that was happening in Indian historiography in the 1980s-90s came from multiple directions, including a new and reinvigorated feminist historiography. The latter’s ambition was never... 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: Saturated with tropes of honour, nation and gender, military deaths are... Read more
Vikram Visana (University of Huddersfield)
18 October 2021 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
The rise of Hindu nationalism – or Hindutva – is often regarded as the apotheosis of religious ethno-nationalism in India. Adherents of Hindutva insist that theirs is a secular ideology but this... Read more
Suzanne Schneider (Deputy Director of the Brooklyn Institute of Social Research)
12 October 2021 - 5:00pm
St Antony's, Nissan Lecture Theatre
Pre-booing essrntial limited capacity In this authoritative, accessible study, historian Suzanne Schneider examines the... 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: This talk explores the ambiguities surrounding Indian citizenship in... Read more
Jean-Thomas Martelli (Centre de Sciences Humaines, New Delhi)
11 October 2021 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
Accomplished populists are researched from distant quarters, long after they turned populists. Yet, populism—the attempt to represent the people through being the people—is not an overnight decision... Read more
Burma/Myanmar Events in Oxford
Tom Sheahan (BAFTA winning documentary producer) , Khin Ohmar (Burmese human rights activist and founder and chairperson of the Advisory Board of Progressive Voice) , David Moe (PhD candidate at Asbury Theological Seminary, USA, originally from Mindat, Chin State), Martin Smith (Scholar, journalist, and adviser on Myanmar to media, non-governmental and academic organisations)
17 June 2021 - 4:00pm
Teams Online
To join please pre-register by 8am on the day if you miss this deadline email - Since the Myanmar... Read more
Dipesh Chakrabarty (The University of Chicago)
14 June 2021 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
Dipesh Chakrabarty is the Lawrence A. Kimpton Distinguished Service Professor in History, South Asian Languages and Civilizations, and the College, at University of Chicago. He is also the Faculty... Read more
Durba Ghosh (Cornell University)
7 June 2021 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
Abstract - This talk focuses on colonial statues in the British empire that were replicas. Through the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, replicas worked to represent art, antiquities, and... Read more
Sumathi Ramaswamy (Duke University)
31 May 2021 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
In this talk, I will offer some reflections on what it has meant for me as a professional academic trained in the putative secular discipline of history to write over the past couple decades about a... Read more
Jyotirmaya Sharma (Lichtenberg-Kolleg, University of Göttingen)
24 May 2021 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
Hasyarnava or The Ocean of Mirth, a medieval Sanskrit political satire, delineates two compelling themes that require serious consideration. First, the Indic traditions underline the centrality of... Read more