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 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.