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
Students of Hindi today (10th February 2014) tried their hand at bargaining for silk saris, colourful kurtas and shimmering scarves in a make-shift ‘Indian clothing store’ as part of the Contemporary South Asian Studies Programme’s course “Hindi ‘in situ’”.
Congratulations to Liz Chatterjee on the publication of her book Delhi: Mostly Harmless: One woman's vision of the city.
Liz graduated from the MSc in Contemporary India in its very first cohort and, amongst other things, is now a teaching fellow on the course.
Congratulations to Ram Mashru on the publication of his book entitled Human InSecurity: Fear, Deprivation and Abuse in India. Ram studied for the MSc in Contemporary India, graduating in 2013.
What kinds of ethical dilemmas are faced by researchers engaging in fieldwork contexts marked by conflict?
Dr Kate Sullivan was recently rewarded for Excellence in Teaching at the annual University Teaching Awards ceremony which took place at Rhodes House.
The award will support her Hindi "in situ" language classes.
We are seeking five Hindi-speaking role-play actors to help teach Hindi through drama in five events across Michaelmas, Hilary and Trinity terms.
The Ashmolean Museum’s University Engagement Programme (UEP) was established in 2012 with funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to further the partnership between the Ashmolean and the University’s faculties, and to enhance the impact of cross-disciplinary teaching and learning at Oxford.
The Teaching Excellence Awards scheme – run by the Teaching Audit Committee of the Social Sciences Divisional Board – has granted a project-funding award to Dr Kate Sullivan of the Contemporary South Asian Studies Programme.