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South Asian Intellectual History Seminar
Humeira Iqtidar (King’s College London)
29 November 2021 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
Dr Humeira Iqtidar is Reader in Politics at King's College London. Her research interests bring together postcolonial theory, critical theory and comparative political theory with a focus on modern... Read more
Thomas Blom Hansen (Stanford)
26 November 2021 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
Pre-registeration essential - Meeting Registration - Zoom The Law of Force is a searing critique of the illiberal and violent forces that continue to dominate our everyday life and politics. These... Read more
Understanding Kashmir and the Abrogation of Article 370: law, History and Politics
Aziz Ali Dad, , Samar Abbas Kazmi, Victoria Schofield
23 November 2021 - 3:00pm
Online - Zoom
‘Culture and politics in the zone of non-being’ Aziz Ali Dad (social scientist from Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan) ‘Schrodinger’s state: situating Gilgit-Baltistan within Jammu & Kashmir’... 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 Asian Intellectual History Seminar
Ian Sanjay Patel (London School of Economics)
22 November 2021 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
Within British imperial thought, the transfer of sovereign power to India and subsequently other former colonies was not perceived as the final end of British imperialism, but simply its latest,... Read more
Understanding Kashmir and the Abrogation of Article 370: law, History and Politics
Shruti Kapila (Cambridge), Andrew Whitehead (Former BBC South Asia Correspondent), Prateek Joshi (Oxford)
16 November 2021 - 3:00pm
Online - Zoom
‘Patel’s republicanism and the Hindu crown of Kashmir’ Shruti Kapila (Cambridge) ‘I accede to the Dominion of India: when and how the Maharaja of Kashmir signed the Instrument of Accession’ Andrew... 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 Asian Intellectual History Seminar
Akshi Singh (Queen Mary University of London)
15 November 2021 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
‘I have some Garos as my tenants. Though otherwise very obedient and docile, they refused to tell me their dreams.’ Tarun Chandra Sinha, ‘Dreams of the Garos’ ‘When you have cut down all the trees... Read more
Mukulika Banerjee (LSE)
10 November 2021 - 5:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Pre - booking essential as space is limited - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cultivating-democracy-politics-and-citizenship-in-agrarian-india-tickets-184647765437 Cultivating Democracy provides a... Read more
Understanding Kashmir and the Abrogation of Article 370: law, History and Politics
Mohamad Junaid (MCLA) , Radhika Gupta (Leiden University) , Cabeiri de Bergh Robinson (Washington)
9 November 2021 - 3:00pm
Online - Zoom
‘Spectacles of domination: Kashmir and the Hindutva state’ Mohamad Junaid (MCLA) ‘From quietism to refusal: Shi’i political subjectivity on Kashmir’s frontier’ Radhika Gupta (Leiden University), ‘... 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 Asian Intellectual History Seminar
Rohit De (Yale University)
8 November 2021 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
Rohit De is an Associate Professor of History at Yale University and an Associate Research Scholar at Yale Law School. A lawyer and a historian of South Asia and the common law world, he is the... Read more
Understanding Kashmir and the Abrogation of Article 370: law, History and Politics
Amar Sohal (Cambridge), Iffat Rashid (Oxford) , Mridu Rai (Presidency University, Kolkata)
2 November 2021 - 3:00pm
Online - Zoom
Understanding Kashmir and the Abrogation of Article 370: Law, History and Politics. A Symposium by the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy and the Asian Studies Centre, University of Oxford. Panel 1: The... 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 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

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