Events archive

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
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