Want to understand more about what it is like to set foot in Oxford for the first time as a graduate student? Read MSc in Contemporary India student Divya David's entertaining account in The Gulf Today.
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.
Mahmood Khan Achakzai will be the first to address an audience of students and acadmics as part of the new annual Sarfraz Lecture programme, organised by Wolfson College.