Events archive

South Asian Intellectual History Seminar
Nico Slate (Carnegie Mellon University)
13 June 2022 - 4:00pm
Old FDR, St Antony's College
In 1946, Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay published her second book on the United States. In a chapter that connected American racism to imperialism, she wrote, ‘The international colour line has been... Read more
South Asian Intellectual History Seminar
Cemil Aydin (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
6 June 2022 - 4:00pm
Old FDR, St Antony's College
Cemil Aydin (Ph.D. Harvard University 2002) is professor of global history at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill's Department of History. Cemil Aydin’s recent publications include the... Read more
South Asian Intellectual History Seminar
Janaki Bakhle (UC Berkeley)
30 May 2022 - 4:00pm
Old FDR, St Antony's College
Dr. Janaki Bakhle is currently an Associate Professor in History at the University of California, Berkeley. Previously, she taught at Columbia University where she was also the Director of the South... Read more
South Asian Intellectual History Seminar
James Caron (SOAS University of London)
23 May 2022 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
This paper contrasts two Afghan Pashto critical-literary responses to one of modern war's main characteristics: ontological devastation as a tactic. Large-scale violence over 40 years of occupations... Read more
Mahmood Mamdani (Columbia)
20 May 2022 - 4:30pm
Investcorp Lecture Theatre & online
To join this on zoom please register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_lXYbwP-nQZqMFvz3MzWytw Mahmood Mamdani is the Herbert Lehman Professor of Government. He was also professor and... Read more
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

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