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.
On Monday 25 January 2016, Veteran BBC journalist and South Asia correspondent, Owen Bennet-Jones held an off-the-cuff discussion with the Contemporary India programme and other specialists in the South Asian region.
Wolfson College, Oxford University are advertising a three-year stipendiary (paid) Junior Research Fellowship (three years of paid research time) in the social sciences of contemporary South Asia.
The closing date for applications is 14th March 2016.
St Antony's International Review are seeking submissions of papers from diverse disciplines in Anthropology, Area Studies, Development Studies, Economics, Geography, International Relations, Migration and Refugee Studies, Political Science, Religious Studies and others on the topic "Home, Displac
Professor Barbara Harriss-White is speaking today (January 29th 2016) at the International Seminar on Agriculture and Rural India after Economic Reforms in Chennai.
Her lecture is entitled Provisioning Chennai: Labour in the Supply Chain.
Professor Barbara Harriss-White has given the keynote speech at the centenary celebrations of the Department of Economics at Madras University.
Students of Hindi today (10th February 2014) tried their hand at bargaining for silk saris, colourful kurtas and shimmering scarves in a make-shift ‘Indian clothing store’ as part of the Contemporary South Asian Studies Programme’s course “Hindi ‘in situ’”.
Congratulations to Liz Chatterjee on the publication of her book Delhi: Mostly Harmless: One woman's vision of the city.
Liz graduated from the MSc in Contemporary India in its very first cohort and, amongst other things, is now a teaching fellow on the course.
Congratulations to Ram Mashru on the publication of his book entitled Human InSecurity: Fear, Deprivation and Abuse in India. Ram studied for the MSc in Contemporary India, graduating in 2013.
What kinds of ethical dilemmas are faced by researchers engaging in fieldwork contexts marked by conflict?
Dr Kate Sullivan was recently rewarded for Excellence in Teaching at the annual University Teaching Awards ceremony which took place at Rhodes House.
The award will support her Hindi "in situ" language classes.
We are seeking five Hindi-speaking role-play actors to help teach Hindi through drama in five events across Michaelmas, Hilary and Trinity terms.
The Ashmolean Museum’s University Engagement Programme (UEP) was established in 2012 with funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to further the partnership between the Ashmolean and the University’s faculties, and to enhance the impact of cross-disciplinary teaching and learning at Oxford.
The Teaching Excellence Awards scheme – run by the Teaching Audit Committee of the Social Sciences Divisional Board – has granted a project-funding award to Dr Kate Sullivan of the Contemporary South Asian Studies Programme.