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 Centre for Modern Indian Studies at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen is looking to fill the position of a Researcher (PhD or postdoctoral) working in the ‘Media and Public Spheres’ Research Cluster.
CSASP students are currently gearing up for a visit to to the Institute of International Relations, University of Warsaw, from May 12th to 15th. This is the return portion of an exchange plan between the two departments which saw IIR students and staff visit Area Studies in March this year.
Read the article Minoritarian Rule: How India's Electoral System Created the Illusion of a BJP Landslide in Economic and Political Weekly.This article was co-authored by Babak Moussavi who graduated from the MSc in Contemporary Ind
February 2015 sees the end of a very successful one month visiting scholarship for four PhD students from Pakistan hosted by Wolfson College and the Contemporary South Asia Programme in SIAS.
On Monday January 19th, CSASP welcomed our first four students from the Lahore School of Economics as part of the University's Recognised Student programme.
The students will be attending seminars and groups of interest across the Univeristy, whilst working on their PhDs.
SIAS and Oriental Studies are delighted to note that our REF2014 submission was the largest made to the Area Studies panel by a considerable margin.