Events archive

28 February 2020 - 2:00pm
Lecture Theatre, Oxford Martin School
The India-Oxford Initiative (IndOx) is a cross-divisional platform at the University of Oxford aiming to promote multidisciplinary research and academic collaboration between the Indian subcontinent... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Edward Simpson (SOAS, University of London)
25 February 2020 - 2:00pm
Syndicate Room, St Antony's College
This talk suggests that road building in South Asia was naturalised in the twentieth century to the point of common sense. Consequently, road building is now part of a system of climate change denial... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Roy S. Fischel (SOAS, University of London)
18 February 2020 - 2:00pm
Syndicate Room, St Antony's College
The language of kingship in early modern India has often been discussed as an issue of power and spiritual authority with a millenarian flavour. Multiple origins were grouped to create a composite... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Uma Pradhan (Oxford)
11 February 2020 - 2:00pm
Syndicate Room, St Antony's College
Universal schooling has long been considered imperative in attaining better future; both for the state and its people, especially in the Global South. This presentation traces these narratives of ‘... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Jesus Chairez-Garza (University of Manchester)
4 February 2020 - 2:00pm
Syndicate Room, St Antony's College
This paper explores a largely unknown intellectual and political connection between India and Mexico in the early twentieth century. First, I look at the life of Pandurang Khankhoje, an India... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Vinita Damodaran (Sussex)
28 January 2020 - 2:00pm
Syndicate Room, St Antony's College
This seminar will discuss the impact of globalisation on the forested landscapes and indigenous or adivasi cultures of India will focus on the environmental and mining history of Eastern India and... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Barbara Harriss-White (Oxford)
21 January 2020 - 2:00pm
Syndicate Room, St Antony's College
Barbara Harriss-White drove from Cambridge to New Delhi in 1969 and has studied and taught about India ever since, working in the cracks between political economy and economic anthropology. She (co)... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Sanjay Suri (Europe Correspondent for CNN News 18 Media Group)
26 November 2019 - 2:00pm
Syndicate Room, St Antony's College
Gandhi cast an inescapable spell on the story path of the Bollywood hero from the days of Indian independence through to the seventies. Heroism is shown to lie in rejection of wealth and sexual... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Faridah Zaman (Oxford)
19 November 2019 - 2:00pm
Syndicate Room, St Antony's College
In the history of anticolonial internationalism, pan-Islamism occupies a vexed position. Its history prior to the First World War, particularly in India, suggested it could be a friend to nascent... Read more
Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint
15 November 2019 - 5:30pm
Dahrendorf Room
The long human odyssey of self-discovery has reached a crucial stage: everything we do affects everyone and everything else - and we know it. The next hundred years will bring more change than we can... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Talat Ahmed (Edinburgh)
12 November 2019 - 2:00pm
Syndicate Room, Old Main Building
2019 marks the 150th birth anniversary of Mohandas Gandhi. To many he remains an inspirational figure - the apostle of peace who almost single-handedly led the struggle to free India from the yoke of... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Rajesh Venugopal (LSE)
5 November 2019 - 2:00pm
Syndicate Room, St Antony's College
Rajesh Venugopal book: Nationalism, Development, and Ethnic Conflict in Sri Lanka was published in November 2018 by Cambridge University Press. In it, he explores how the economic and the ethnic have... Read more
Asian Studies Seminar
Sushrut Jadhav (UCL) , Maan Barua (Cambridge)
30 October 2019 - 5:00pm
Pavillion Room, St Antony's College
This keynote traces the fault lines that cut through the cultural landscape cohabitated by elephants, people and mental health professionals to propose an ecology of mental health. Based on... Read more
30 October 2019 - 9:00am to 31 October 2019 - 5:00pm
St Antony's College
The first India Mental Health Conference will take place at St Antony’s College, Oxford on Wednesday 30 & Thursday 31 October 2019. Bringing together experts from these three areas: Clinical,... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Pritam Singh ( Wolfson)
29 October 2019 - 2:00pm
Syndicate Room, St Antony's College
Abstract: Centralisation has been the defining characteristic of the Indian state's politico-economic policy objective irrespective of the political party in power at the federal/central level. This... Read more

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