On Friday 4 March, students on the MSc in Contemporary India had the opportunity to attend a fascinating lecture given by Dr Mallica Kumbera Landrus, and to handle some of the objects held in the Ashmolean's South Asian collection.
This Conference brought together eminent scholars to present their thoughts on a focused theme centred around a seminal paper by Professor Akbar Zaidi, the key note speaker.
Another interview with Barbara Harriss-White to mark International Women's Day appears on page 2 of the New Indian Express (Mon 7 March) under the title "Oxford Prof's Tryst with Arni That Sparked a Lifelong Romance".
Sanjay Suri, interviews students from the LSE and Oxford's Contemporary South Asia Studies Programme about the Indian budget. Prof Matthew McCartney also makes an appearance.
Activities in the MSc. in Contemporary India programme often go beyond the classroom and in some cases, to the football pitch...
The Big Thinker's Lunch is another facet of the Contemporary India programme, where the major thinkers who helped shape the dominant theorizing in our field of the Social Sciences are discussed over lunch, with all the staff of the programme in attendance.
Each year, CSASP awards the Barbara Harriss-White Dissertation Award to the writer of the most outstanding dissertation from the MSc in Contemporary India.
CSASP would like to congratulate the MSc in Contemporary India Class of 2014 on completing the course with huge success.
It has been an absolute pleasure to get to know each and every one of this cohort and we wish them all well with their future plans.
The Hindu newspaper has today published a letter from Professor Barbara Harriss-White, discussing the commentary by Professor S.
The Research Center for Distributional Conflict and Globalisation at Heidelberg University have issued a call for papers for their upcoming conference "South-South Development Cooperation: Chances and Challenges for the International Aid Architecture".
We are pleased to announce the launch of The Malangs South Asia Essay Prize 2014, generously sponsored by the Malangs Dining Society (founded 1962).
As part of World Environment Day, the University Press Limited (UPL) have chosen to honour the work of author Hugh Brammer.
We are pleased to announce the release of a short (15 minute) video documentary, titled 'Lifelines'. This film is based on research carried out by the School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford.