Distinguished research and graduate study of contemporary India

From Governor Generals to Freedom Fighters to Rhodes Scholars and everything in between Oxford University has a rich history of engaging with South Asia, with South Asianists and South Asians.

In 2008 Oxford created the multi-disciplinary MSc in Contemporary India. It was the first such degree in the world and now offers India-focused courses in Anthropology, Political Economy, Human Development, International Relations, Anthropology, Politics and Research Methods.  

South Asian Studies more broadly hosts a number of distinguished research projects, organises seminars, and provides a base for visiting scholars.

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Congratulations Devkaran!

Devkaran Bhatty was part of the Oxford Blues team who took on Cambridge in the annual varsity squash match earlier this year. Although the team were beaten by Cambridge, CSASP staff and students would like to congratuate Dev on receiving the Oxford Man of the Match award!

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