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Past Events

Modern South Asian Studies Seminar: Sepia Paise: The Politics and Poetics of Art and Photography in South Asia and Beyond

Tuesday, 24 October, 2017 -
14:00 to 15:30
The Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum

Can the world be thought of in terms of sepia and light? This talk will explore the relationship between archaic labour and photography in colonial Ceylon with an emphasis on pearlescence and how this might contribute to phenomenologies of light.

Natasha Eaton (University College London)

Seminar Programme: Wolfson South Asia Research Cluster (SARC) Occasional Lecture: Book launch: India's Economic Growth: From Boom to Bust and Back Again?

Wednesday, 18 October, 2017 -
14:00 to 15:00
The Private Dining Room, Wolfson College

CSASP welcomes Dr Y V Reddy, former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, to speak about his new book 'Advice and Dissent: A Life in Public Service' followed by a Q&A session. As governor of the Reserve Bank of India, Dr YV Reddy presided over a period of high growth, low inflation, stable r

Dr Y V Reddy

Modern South Asian Studies Seminar: India's Search for Prosperity: Is Modi on the right track?

Tuesday, 17 October, 2017 -
14:00 to 15:30
The Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College

Vijay Joshi is Emeritus Fellow of Merton College, Oxford. His main areas of interest are Macroeconomics, International Economics and Development Economics, and he has published widely in these fields in scholarly journals and elsewhere.

Vijay Joshi (Emeritus Fellow, Merton College)

Book launch: India's Economy at 70: A life and review (Y. V. Reddy)

Monday, 16 October, 2017 -
18:30 to 20:00
London School of Economics

As governor of the Reserve Bank of India, Dr YV Reddy presided over a period of high growth, low inflation, stable rupee and ample foreign exchange and is credited with saving the Indian banking system from the sub-prime and global liquidity crisis of 2008.

Dr YV Reddy

Civil Resistance: The Originality of Gandhi

Monday, 16 October, 2017 -
17:00 to 18:30
The Pavilion Room, St Antony’s College

An event held under the auspices of St Antony’s College and the Oxford University Research Project on Civil Resistance and Power Politics, to mark 70 years of Indian independence.

Romila Thapar (Jawaharlal Nehru University)
Faisal Devji (St Antony’s)
Gautham Shiralagi (St Antony’s)
Adam Roberts (Balliol)
Timothy Garton-Ash (Chair)

Conference: The Art of Independence: Visions of the Past and Future in India and Pakistan

Friday, 13 October, 2017 -
12:30 to 19:00
The Courtauld Institute of Art, London

At Midnight on the 15th of August 1947 India and Pakistan achieved their freedom from British Rule. This Conference commemorates the 70th anniversary of that independence.

Deborah Swallow
Srirupa Roy
Mariah Lookman
Jahnavi Phalkey
Abhay Sardesai (Chair)
Shruti Kapila
Sona Datta
Faisal Devji (Chair)
Shahzia Sikander
Amar Kanwar
Rattanamol Johal
Saleem Arif Quadri
Sarah Wilson
Sudarshan Shetty
Vyjayanthi Rao