In the two decades since India confirmed its allegiance to the Free Market, more of its citizens have become marginalized than ever before, and society has become more sharply riven than ever.
On Monday evening, students and staff of the MSc in Contemporary India enjoyed an evening of curry, mulled wine, and gift-giving to celebrate Diwali.
ADIVASI FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME
Department of Anthropology, LSE and Department of Development Studies, SOAS
India today is in the throes of a transition away from the developmental state to a neoliberal one. What has been the outcome of this transition for the social question, or the contradictions between India’s different social classes, especially the laboring poor?
Social policy in India is variegated and fragmented. Recent conversations have turned to a focus on universalising basic incomes.
Punjab Research Group conference on Oct 29, 2016 was an excellent day of well researched presentations covering areas of economic history, agrarian conditions, Indian and Sikh nationalism, Christians in Pakistan, Sikh interpretations of the Mughal Shalamar Garden in Lahore and dalits in Punjabi
The Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development, at Somerville College aims to pursue solutions for India's sustainable development through bringing together diverse disciplines, sectors and individuals.
The MSc Contemporary India 2016-17 cohort had a fun filled evening on 24 October 2016 as Week 3 of Michaelmas term began with the watching of a thought provoking documentary at Somerville College.
The annual conference of the British Association for South Asian Studies (BASAS) will be held at the University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University 19-21 April 2017.
Jai Bhatia graduated from the MSc in Contemporary India program in 2013 and is now pursuing her doctoral studies in international development at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London.