Events archive

South Asia Seminar
Kira Huju (Oxford)
17 May 2022 - 2:00pm
Pavilion Room
This talk asks what it takes to belong among the “cosmopolitan elite” in international society. With a reflexive sociological sensibility, it examines the ways in which the career diplomats of the... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Amogh Sharma (Oxford)
10 May 2022 - 2:00pm
Pavilion Room
During the 1980s, the Indian electorate was characterized by a rise in partisan de-alignment and an increased volatility in its voting intensions. How did India’s political elites respond to the... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Anwesha Roy (Oxford)
3 May 2022 - 2:00pm
Pavilion Room
This talk will look at the years 1940–42 in Bengal with a view to analyse the social fuel that made the Quit India Movement possible in the province. War-time colonial policies created multiple... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Thiruni Kelegama (Oxford)
26 April 2022 - 2:00pm
Pavilion Room
The imagination of the frontier as "empty" (of civilization) but "full" (of resources) not only allows for the making of a particular landscape, it also helps create and make a certain kind of... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Rui Verde and Rafael Marques (Oxford and Maka Angola), , Malini Ranganathan (American University)
8 March 2022 - 2:00pm
Dahrendorf Room, St. Antony’s College and online
This special set of joint events run by Oxford’s African Studies and South Asian Studies Centres focuses on activism and researching activism. In celebrating the global South’s rich experience of... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Shaeera Kalla (C19 Peoples’ Coalition, South Africa), Tarangini Sriraman (Goldsmiths), Jeevan Baniya (Social Science Baha, Nepal)
1 March 2022 - 2:00pm
Dahrendorf Room, St. Antony’s College and online
Dahrendorf Room, St Antony's College and online Africa: Shaeera Kalla (C19 Peoples’ Coalition, South Africa), South Asia: Tarangini Sriraman (Goldsmiths), Jeevan Baniya (Social Science Baha, Nepal)... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Aditya Ramesh (Manchester) , Nausheen Anwar (IBA, Karachi) , Camelia Dewan (Oslo) , Chitra Venkatramani (NUS) , Nikhil Anand (UPenn)
8 February 2022 - 2:00pm
Online - Zoom
Registration Required - Registration Link Camelia Dewan is an environmental anthropologist focusing on the anthropology of development. She is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the Department of... Read more
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 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 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 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 Asia Seminar
Vinita Damodaran (Sussex)
16 November 2021 - 2:00pm
Online - Zoom
Please register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_D2lQZ8dKTzilhNwLrnnhug The twentieth century was a period which saw debates on ecology, cytology, genetics and eugenics in the West... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Suryakant Waghmore (IIT-Bombay), Hugo Gorringe (University of Edinburgh)
9 November 2021 - 2:00pm
Online - Zoom
To register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_YMnpsGBtRsyQ2ShWM8YZ5g Suryakant Waghmore and Hugo Gorringe will discuss their recent edited volume on civility in India. Democracy and its... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Pallavi Raghavan (Ashoka University, Delhi)
2 November 2021 - 2:00pm
Online - Zoom
Registration needed: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_QMH-xuIoRcqD9nBAAeRgrw The years that immediately followed their partition offer many interesting insights into the shaping of the... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Rohan Deb Roy (Reading)
26 October 2021 - 2:00pm
Online - Zoom
Please register to join this seminar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_L83-GaM4Q5ioYONBp93I2A The decolonial turn in the academy is recent but pervasive. Scholarly manifestoes in many... Read more

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