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Past Events

Film Screening: The Monsoon Oracle

Wednesday, 27 April, 2016 -
19:30 to 21:00
The Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's

The Contemporary South Asian Studies Programme is delighted to invite you to a screening of Shrenik Rao's acclaimed documentary 'The Monsoon Oracle'. The film explores the religious traditions performed in anticipation of the monsoons in India, focusing on the Bonalu festival in Telangana.

Shrenik Rao

Pakistan: Political Economy of a Transforming Society

Pakistan Event 25Feb Poster
Thursday, 25 February, 2016 -
09:30 to 18:30
Department of International Development, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TB

The Changing Contours of Pakistan’s Political Economy

Akbar Zaidi (Karachi University)
Matthew McCartney (Oxford)
Adnan Rafiq (Oxford)
Masooda Bano (Oxford)
Umair Javed (LSE)
Matthew Nelson (SOAS)
Faisal Siddiqi (LSE)
Ali Jan (Oxford)
Afiya Zia (Toronto)
Farooq Sulehria (SOAS)