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.
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.
The Hind 'in situ' language classes which start on Monday October 14th are still available for booking.
Hindi "in situ" is an introduction to the Hindi language for fieldworkers and researchers which offers to provide a basic ability to read, write and speak the language as it is used in everyday life in India.
The Wolfson South Asia Research Cluster will be holding its monthly informal lunch meeting on Wednesday, 9th October, (week 0) at Wolfson. Please join us in hall at 12:45pm. Lunch will be on a pay-yourself basis and anyone with an interest in research on South Asia is very welcome.
Each year, CSASP awards the Barbara Harriss-White Dissertation Award to the writer of the most outstanding dissertation from the MSc in Contemporary India.
This year, the Examinations Board had an extremely hard job to select just one piece and therefore two awards have been made.
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