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.
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