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.
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:
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.