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.
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".
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.
Members of the MSc Contemporary India visited the the Ashmolean Museum earlier this week, for a talk and demonstration "Representing Gender: Women in Indian Art" by Dr Mallica Kumbera Landrus
The Award of Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences has been conferred on former CSASP Director Professor Barbara Harriss-White for her contribution to the Social Sciences. CSASP is glad to congratulate Professor Harriss-White on this significant
Globally rice is a crucial crop: it has a central role in providing food, it has a central role in providing employment, and it has substantial environmental impacts. This paper looks at the environmental impacts from rice farming, specifically greenhouse gas emissions.
Some of the poorest people in the world are becoming significantly less poor, according to a groundbreaking academic study which has taken a new approach to measuring deprivation.