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 Award of Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences has been conferred on former CSASP Director Professor Barbara Harriss-White for her contribution to the Social Sciences. CSASP is glad to congratulate Professor Harriss-White on this significant
Globally rice is a crucial crop: it has a central role in providing food, it has a central role in providing employment, and it has substantial environmental impacts. This paper looks at the environmental impacts from rice farming, specifically greenhouse gas emissions.
Some of the poorest people in the world are becoming significantly less poor, according to a groundbreaking academic study which has taken a new approach to measuring deprivation.
Congratulations to Ms Ilma Afroz, MSc in Contemporary India alumna 2011-12 who will join UNORCID as an intern in March. Ilma will be supporting the pilot province office in Palangkaraya in Central Kalimantan.
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CSASP Associate Shapan Adnan publishes paper 'Land grabs and primitive accumulation in deltaic Bangladesh: interactions between neoliberal globalization, state interventions, power relations and peasant resistance'
An article on our current research project, Resources, greenhouse gases, technology and jobs in India's informal economy the case of rice led by Professor Barbara Harriss-White was published recently on Climate News Network.
India’s climate change challenge
2009-10 Alumnus and CSASP Associate Raphael Susewind has recently published his first monograph entitled: Being Muslim and Working for Peace. Ambivalence and Ambiguity in Gujarat. New Delhi: Sage, 2013.
Two student societies, Oxford University Lawyers without Borders and Oxford University Women for Women International, are co-screening “It’s A Girl: The Three Deadliest Words in the World”.
Congratulations to 2008-2009 Alumnus Raghu Karnad, runner up out of 400 entrants to the Bodley Head/Financial Times essay competition.