Emeritus Professor Barbara Harriss-White has been interviewed by the Madras Courier about the recent demonetisation or 'notebandi' in India. The interview is published in two parts:
Professor Matthew McCartney will speak at a conference on Globalising India and Asia jointly organised by the Institute of International Relations, University of Warsaw, Department of Political Science, South Asia Institute, University of Heidelberg, and CSASP, School of Interdisciplinary Area St
Louise Tillin (King’s College London) and Karuna Dietrich Wielenga (University of Oxford) have proposed a panel for the BASAS conference in April and are looking for potential contributors. Below is the panel abstract.
The Leverhulme Trust invites applications for its early-career fellowships. The 2017 round will open on 1st January 2017.
On 25 November, A Panel Discussion on Demonetisation was hosted by the Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development at Somerville College, convened by Smit Singh a student of the MSc in Contemporary India at CSASP.
The White Rose South Asia Network is inviting abstracts for its inaugural graduate workshop to be held at the University of Leeds on Monday 22nd May 2017 on the theme of Futures Past: South Asia Now and Then.
On Thursday 24 November, Dr George Kunnath took part in a debate held at the Houses of Parliament on the subject of caste discrimination.
Devkaran Bhatty was part of the Oxford Blues team who took on Cambridge in the annual varsity squash match earlier this year. Although the team were beaten by Cambridge, CSASP staff and students would like to congratuate Dev on receiving the Oxford Man of the Match award!
The ESRC has today published a press release entitled Informal Economy Missing from Climate Change Debate.
Staff and students within the Contemporary South Asian Studies Programme will be cheering on MSc in Contemporary India student Devkaran Bhatty when he takes on Cambridge as part of the Oxford Blues annual varsity squash match next Saturday.
Tickets are on sale for the Oxford Forum for International Development, taking place at the Said Business School on the 21st-23rd February 2014.
On Thursday 30th January, 2014, Dr Azam Chaudhury of the Lahore School of Economics gave a seminar to CSASP students, entitled Workers and Owners at Odds: Innovation and Incentives in Pakistan.
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.