Events archive

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
21 September 2021 - 1:00pm to 25 September 2021 - 6:00pm
Online - Zoom
International Conference on Maharashtra 21 - 25 September 2021 Online - Zoom To register email: Tuesday 21st September 1pm - 3 pm 1. Circulation: Journeys and identities ­... 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
South Asia Seminar
Megan Eaton Robb (Pennsylvania)
18 May 2021 - 2:00pm
Teams Online - Registration needed
This talk will discuss how a small-town Newspaper used lithographic technology to cast a significant slice of Urdu journalism conversation as distinctively Muslim. Discussing a chapter of the... Read more
Amar Sohal (University of Cambridge)
17 May 2021 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
Bringing political thought to bear upon one of the world’s most pressing geopolitical problems, this paper explores Kashmiri engagements with nature and how these served late colonial attempts to... Read more
Various speakers
12 May 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Zoom webinar
As Oxford’s most international college and home to seven regional area studies centres, St Antony’s College is well-placed for a cross-centre discussion on the issue of vaccine diplomacy as an... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Dipti Khera (NYU)
11 May 2021 - 2:00pm
Teams Online - Registration needed
As Mughal imperial authority weakened by the late 1600s and the British colonial economy became paramount by the 1830s, new patrons and mobile professionals reshaped urban cultures and artistic... Read more