Events archive

20 May 2022 - 9:30am
Investcorp Lecture Theatre & online
To join the zoom registration is required: Panel 1 - History and Violence - https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_0bz6Jdx5TwS02UwdfYO82w Panel 2 - Postcolonial Politics - https://us02web.zoom.... Read more
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 Asian Intellectual History Seminar
Jyotirmaya Sharma (University of Hyderabad)
16 May 2022 - 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
Karan Thapar
14 May 2022 - 11:00am
Online
Dr Karan Thapar (DPhil International Relations 1977) will be interviewed by Professor Faisal Devji (Professor of Indian History at St Antony’s College) after which the audience will be invited for a... 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 Asian Intellectual History Seminar
Anish Gawande (Oxford)
9 May 2022 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
In 2019, the Indian government unilaterally revoked the autonomy of the disputed region of Kashmir amidst one of the harshest and longest military blockades and communications blackouts in history of... 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 Asian Intellectual History Seminar
Abhishek Kaicker (UC Berkeley)
2 May 2022 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
Abhishek Kaicker is an Associate Professor of History at the University of California, Berkeley and an editor of the Journal of South Asian Intellectual History. He has a PhD from Columbia University... 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 Asian Intellectual History Seminar
Humeira Iqtidar (King’s College London)
25 April 2022 - 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
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 Asian Intellectual History Seminar
Akeel Bilgrami (Columbia University)
7 March 2022 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
Akeel Bilgrami got a B.A in English Literature from Elphinstone College, Bombay University and went to Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar where he read Philosophy, Politics, and Economics. He has a Ph.D. in... 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 Asian Intellectual History Seminar
J. Daniel Elam (University of Hong Kong)
28 February 2022 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
Professor J. Daniel Elam is Assistant Professor in the Department of Comparative Literature at the University of Hong Kong. He is the author of World Literature for the Wretched of the Earth:... Read more
Irna Hofman (Oxford) , Malik Kadirov (Media Analyst, Tajikistan), Salimjon Aioubov (Director of RFE/RL's Tajik Service)
28 February 2022 - 2:00pm
Online - Zoom
Registration Required: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_d3Qf7eTTTi6uMd46SVI3oQ Malik Kadirov Abdumalik (Malik) started his professional career as an interpreter \ translator in Iraq (1978-... Read more

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