The UK’s Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has announced a new loans scheme for full-time and part-time master’s courses at English HEIs from 2016-17 entry. Eligible candidates can borrow up to £10,000 as a contribution towards their course and living costs.
It was an honour to be selected the second Malangs Scholar and to become part of such a distinguished yet notorious group of South Asians. I feel grateful to have met them in Lahore, which served as a great induction to a familiar culture but in a new land.
2016 marks the second year of the Contemporary South Asia Studies Programme and Lahore School of Economics exchange programme.
Entries are sought for the 2016 Malangs South Asia Essay Prize. The winning entry will receive a £250 prize and an invitation to the award dinner.
The CSASP was delighted to welcome visiting academics from the University of Warsaw and the University of Economics in Wroclaw to Oxford in March.
CSASP students celebrated the end of Hilary Term and the submission of their latest assignments with a biryani evening on 14 March.
Divya Rosaline David, who graduated from the MSc in Contemporary India in 2015, has been working with two friends to provide education to the children of gravediggers in Bengaluru.
On Monday, 7 March, students of the MSc in Contemporary India engaged in vibrant discussion with Colonel Zulfiqar Ali Bhatty, Army and Air Advisor to the Pakistan High Commission in London.
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.
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.