Students of the MSc in Contemporary India visited the University of Cambridge on 27 January 2017 for the first leg of student-led exchange. A warm evening at 7, Alison Richard Building was hosted by students of the MPhil South Asian Studies.
The Newton International Fellowship provides funding for two years for an early career researcher to work at a UK university. It is for those currently based outside the UK and who have spent less than 12 months of the last 36 months in the UK.
Last week students on the MSc in Contemporary India were delighted to be given the opportunity to hear Owen Bennett Jones, broadcaster and writer, speak about Pakistan and violent jihadist groups.
India's odyssey through International Affairs is a virtual issue that curates a set of 14 India-focused articles and published speeches spanning 95 years of International Affairs.
The Contemporary South Asia Programme in The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies (SIAS) are looking for four students from Oxford University who would like to visit Lahore for one week in late March 2017.
As we plan for the visit of academics and students from Warsaw University and the Jagellionian University in Krakow at the end of Hilary term, here are some visual reminders of our students' trip to Poland last year, including on Holocaust Memorial Day, their visit to the concentration camp at Au
On Thursday 12 January, Dr Kate Sullivan de Estrada, together with Assistant Professor Manjari Chatterjee Miller of Boston University and Professor Ian Hall of Griffith University, Australia, spoke at an event to launch the special edition of International Affairs published this month.
On Friday 13 January, Dr Kate Sullivan de Estrada, together with Professor Amrita Narlika of GIGA and Assistant Professor Manjari Chatterjee Miller of Boston University, spoke at a launch event for the special edition of International Affairs published this month, held at The German Institute of
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:
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.