Events archive

South Asia Seminar
Sarah Ansari (Royal Holloway)
24 November 2020 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Online via Teams Live Events
This talk explores connections between ‘development’ and the politics of agrarian reform in Sindh (Pakistan) during the period of transition straddling Independence. On the one hand, it highlights... Read more
South Asia Seminar
John E Cort (Denison)
17 November 2020 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Online via Teams Live Event
In his presentation, Cort starts with the observation that there are ten carved wooden Jain domestic shrines (ghar derāsar) in American museum collections. This raises a question: how and why did... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Cynthia Talbot (Texas at Austin)
10 November 2020 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Online via Teams Live Event
ABSTRACT What did loyalty mean to warriors in the rapidly changing political landscape of early modern North India? I look at three case studies from the late sixteenth century in which elite... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Happymon Jacob (JNU)
3 November 2020 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Online via Teams Live Events
Abstract Unlike ever before in India’s history, domestic political calculations and audience costs dictate the shaping of the country’s foreign and security policy. Under the Bharatiya Janata Party... Read more