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.
CSASP Associate Shapan Adnan publishes paper 'Land grabs and primitive accumulation in deltaic Bangladesh: interactions between neoliberal globalization, state interventions, power relations and peasant resistance'
An article on our current research project, Resources, greenhouse gases, technology and jobs in India's informal economy the case of rice led by Professor Barbara Harriss-White was published recently on Climate News Network.
India’s climate change challenge
2009-10 Alumnus and CSASP Associate Raphael Susewind has recently published his first monograph entitled: Being Muslim and Working for Peace. Ambivalence and Ambiguity in Gujarat. New Delhi: Sage, 2013.
Two student societies, Oxford University Lawyers without Borders and Oxford University Women for Women International, are co-screening “It’s A Girl: The Three Deadliest Words in the World”.
Congratulations to 2008-2009 Alumnus Raghu Karnad, runner up out of 400 entrants to the Bodley Head/Financial Times essay competition.
The University of Oxford is one of 21 centres of postgraduate excellence accredited by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as a Doctoral Training Centre (DTC).
An anthology of poems in English `Potter’s Sport and other Poems’ written by Anil Kumar Mohapatra was released in England last week.
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This scholarship is open to graduate students who are Indian nationals residing in India and demonstrating exceptional academic merit merit and/or potential, commencing the MSc in Contemporary India. It is anticipated that scholars will return to India on completion of the degree.