Author of CSASP Working Papers 16 and 18 on climate change, flooding and development in Bangaladesh, seasoned expert on Bangladesh and friend of CSASP, Dr Hugh Brammer, publishes new work on environment and development:
On Monday evening, students and staff of the MSc in Contemporary India enjoyed an evening of curry, mulled wine, and gift-giving to celebrate Diwali.
Punjab Research Group conference on Oct 29, 2016 was an excellent day of well researched presentations covering areas of economic history, agrarian conditions, Indian and Sikh nationalism, Christians in Pakistan, Sikh interpretations of the Mughal Shalamar Garden in Lahore and dalits in Punjabi
The MSc Contemporary India 2016-17 cohort had a fun filled evening on 24 October 2016 as Week 3 of Michaelmas term began with the watching of a thought provoking documentary at Somerville College.
The annual conference of the British Association for South Asian Studies (BASAS) will be held at the University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University 19-21 April 2017.
Jai Bhatia graduated from the MSc in Contemporary India program in 2013 and is now pursuing her doctoral studies in international development at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London.
A number of students on the MSc in Contemporary India and other interested members of the University recently had the opportunity to join a study visit to the Ashmolean Museum.
The annual SIAS student and visitor welcome party was held last night at the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies.
It a great opportunity for staff and students to meet colleagues working in other Area Studies units, and the contemporary India students had a great time!
We are delighted to announce that Garima Jaju has been awarded this year's Malang South Asia Essay Prize.
ST CROSS COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
Graduate Admissions Open Day
3-5 pm, Wednesday 9th November 2016
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.
Professor Barbara Harriss-White will be speaking at a book launch and panel discussion in New Delhi at the Jawaharlal Nehru University on Thursday October 17th.
The Hind 'in situ' language classes which start on Monday October 14th are still available for booking.
Hindi "in situ" is an introduction to the Hindi language for fieldworkers and researchers which offers to provide a basic ability to read, write and speak the language as it is used in everyday life in India.
The Wolfson South Asia Research Cluster will be holding its monthly informal lunch meeting on Wednesday, 9th October, (week 0) at Wolfson. Please join us in hall at 12:45pm. Lunch will be on a pay-yourself basis and anyone with an interest in research on South Asia is very welcome.
Each year, CSASP awards the Barbara Harriss-White Dissertation Award to the writer of the most outstanding dissertation from the MSc in Contemporary India.
This year, the Examinations Board had an extremely hard job to select just one piece and therefore two awards have been made.
Dr George Kunnath's publication Rebels from the Mud Houses: Dalits and the Making fo the Maoist Revolution in Bihar has received an excellent review in the July 2013 edition of the Journal of Agrarian Change.