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, Environment, 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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Pakistan Behind the Headlines

Tuesday, 1 December, 2015 - 10:00 to Saturday, 5 December, 2015 - 17:00
Asia House Gallery, 63 New Cavendish St, London, W1G 7LP

Pakistan Behind The Headlines is a photography exhibition exploring the lives and stories of the residents of Kurram Agency (Durrani Camp) and the displaced of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), Pakistan.

Piloting Basic Income in India: A Transformative Policy for Sustainable Development Goals?

Wednesday, 2 December, 2015 - 14:30 to 16:00
Seminar Room 1, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road
Professor Guy Standing, Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, Professor in Development Studies, School of Oriental Studies, University of London and Co-President of Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN)