On Wednesday, 15th November, the School and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office co-hosted an East Asia Dialogue in St Antony’s College with a delegation of influential thinkers from India who work on China and East Asia.
In March this year, Professor Matthew McCartney, Director of CSASP, led a delegation of four graduate students to the 13th international conference on the Management of the Pakistan Economy.
A new exhibition of photographs, curated by Dr Indrajit Roy, opens in the Private Dining Room at Wolfson College on Saturday 11 November.
Barbara Harriss-White’s fieldwork on the social relations of a small-town waste economy in South India is finally seeing the light of day: “Formality and informality in an Indian urban waste economy", International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, Vol. 37 Issue: 7/8, pp.417-434,2017
Barbara Harriss-White has a chapter on ‘Science-Policy Interfaces in an Era of Global Commodification’ in a new OUP book edited by Raj Kumar on ‘The Future of Indian Universities’ launched in July 2017 in Rashtrapati Bhavan by Shri Pranab Mukherjee, President of India, and Nobel Prize laureate Pr
The Schools of Interdisciplinary Area Studies and Anthropology and Museum Ethnography are delighted to announce the appointment of Nayanika Mathur as Associate Professor of the Anthropology of South Asia.
Amidst tensions on the Sino-Indian border, the School’s Kate Sullivan de Estrada, together with Nicola Leveringhaus of King’s College London, argues that China perceives an Indian threat in the global nuclear order https://
The Award of Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences has been conferred on former CSASP Director Professor Barbara Harriss-White for her contribution to the Social Sciences. CSASP is glad to congratulate Professor Harriss-White on this significant
Globally rice is a crucial crop: it has a central role in providing food, it has a central role in providing employment, and it has substantial environmental impacts. This paper looks at the environmental impacts from rice farming, specifically greenhouse gas emissions.
Some of the poorest people in the world are becoming significantly less poor, according to a groundbreaking academic study which has taken a new approach to measuring deprivation.
Congratulations to Ms Ilma Afroz, MSc in Contemporary India alumna 2011-12 who will join UNORCID as an intern in March. Ilma will be supporting the pilot province office in Palangkaraya in Central Kalimantan.
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CSASP Associate Shapan Adnan publishes paper 'Land grabs and primitive accumulation in deltaic Bangladesh: interactions between neoliberal globalization, state interventions, power relations and peasant resistance'
An article on our current research project, Resources, greenhouse gases, technology and jobs in India's informal economy the case of rice led by Professor Barbara Harriss-White was published recently on Climate News Network.
India’s climate change challenge
2009-10 Alumnus and CSASP Associate Raphael Susewind has recently published his first monograph entitled: Being Muslim and Working for Peace. Ambivalence and Ambiguity in Gujarat. New Delhi: Sage, 2013.
Two student societies, Oxford University Lawyers without Borders and Oxford University Women for Women International, are co-screening “It’s A Girl: The Three Deadliest Words in the World”.