Graduate of the MSc in Contemporary India (2017) Smit Singh breaks Indian national record for men's skeet. Smit shot 124 out of a possible 125 targets, bettering his own previous record of 123 and putting him in place to represent India in April's Commonwealth Games.
Commonwealth & Comparative Politics has published the first review of Rising India: Status and Power, published in 2017 and co-authored by the School’s Kate Sullivan de Estrada and Rajesh Basrur.
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
ADIVASI FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME
Department of Anthropology, LSE and Department of Development Studies, SOAS
SIAS can only submit a maximum of three applications to this call so we are introducing an SIAS internal selection process, any interested candidates need to meet the deadlines below:
SIAS intention to apply by: Monday 1st August at the very latest
Read the article Minoritarian Rule: How India's Electoral System Created the Illusion of a BJP Landslide in Economic and Political Weekly.This article was co-authored by Babak Moussavi who graduated from the MSc in Contemporary Ind
February 2015 sees the end of a very successful one month visiting scholarship for four PhD students from Pakistan hosted by Wolfson College and the Contemporary South Asia Programme in SIAS.
On Monday January 19th, CSASP welcomed our first four students from the Lahore School of Economics as part of the University's Recognised Student programme.
The students will be attending seminars and groups of interest across the Univeristy, whilst working on their PhDs.
SIAS and Oriental Studies are delighted to note that our REF2014 submission was the largest made to the Area Studies panel by a considerable margin.