Bhumi Purohit, MSc Contemporary India 2014-15.
Our congratulations go out to Bhumi - you can read her essay below.
Each year, CSASP awards the Barbara Harriss-White Dissertation Award to the writer of the most outstanding dissertation from the MSc in Contemporary India.
Congratualtions to all who were part of our MSc in Contemporary India this year and who completed the course with great success. We wish all of you well with your future plans.
Middle India and Rural-Urban Development explores the socio-economic conditions of an ‘India’ that falls between the cracks of macro-economic analysis, sectoral research and micro-level ethnography.
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.