Shahana Munazir who graduated from the MSc in Contemporary India in 2014, has co-authored an article published in the Journal of the Anthropological Society of Oxford.
From Governor Generals to Freedom Fighters to Rhodes Scholars and everything in between, Oxford University has a rich history of engaging with the states and societies of South Asia, and with scholars and peoples from across the region.
From 2008 to 2017 Oxford has run the multi-disciplinary MSc in Contemporary India. It was the first such degree in the world and included India-focused courses in Anthropology, Political Economy, Human Development, International Relations, Environment, Politics and Research Methods.
From 2017 onwards, scholars from across Oxford will be collaborating to launch two new degrees to further develop India/South Asia related teaching and research. Together the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies and the Faculty of Oriental Studies will be offering a 12-month MSc in Modern South Asian Studies and a 21-month MPhil in Modern South Asian Studies.
Students on each of these courses will have the opportunity to choose either the Contemporary India stream, or the Modern South Asia stream. Teaching will encompass scholars from both the Humanities and Social Science Divisions. The programmes will also host a number of distinguished research projects, organise seminars, and provide a base for visiting scholars.
The Department of History and Philosophy at Austin Peay State University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment for an assistant professor in the history of South Asia to begin in August 2017.
Karin Kapadia, CSASP Associate, is due to give a seminar at Oslo University on Tuesday 6th September on the subject of the forthcoming book she has co-edited: Dalit Women: Vanguard of an alternative politics