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.
Dr George Kunnath's publication Rebels from the Mud Houses: Dalits and the Making fo the Maoist Revolution in Bihar has received an excellent review in the July 2013 edition of the Journal of Agrarian Change.
Information on media coverage of the "India Day at Oxford" which took place at the Randolph Hotel, Oxford on Friday June 14th.
The final symposium of the ESRC-DFID funded project on Technology, Jobs and a Lower Carbon Future - Methods, Substance and ideas for the Informal Economy (the case of rice) took place on 13th-14th June 2013 at the India International Centre, New Delhi, organised by the Inst
The India Day @ Oxford event, India: A Political Economy for the 21st Century, took place at the Randolph Hotel, Oxford on Friday 14th June and was a great success.
The conference event India: A Political Economy for the 21st Century will be taking place at the Randolph Hotel, Oxford today.
Filming has taken place in the grounds at Bevington Road for trailers publicising the event "India: A Political Economy for the 21st Century".
The footage will be shown across a number of leading Indian television channels.
The British Academy and Clarendon Press, Oxford have given the go-ahead for the publication of ‘China-India: pathways of economic and social development’.
The book is edited by Delia Davin (Leeds) and Barbara Harriss-White (CSASP, SIAS) and is due for publication later this year.