Partition refugees and resettlement in West Punjab
Aalene Aneeq, St Catherine’s College
Cuisine and the Middle Class Household: The Emergence of "Professional" Cookery in Early Post-Colonial India
Tanvi Bhatia, Linacre College
Patrick French is the author of 'India', 'The World is What it is: The Authorised Biography of VS Naipaul', 'Tibet, Tibet' and 'Younghusband: The Last Great Imperial Adventurer'.
This event is free of charge and open to all.
Photography in Kashmir has emerged as a powerful witness to its troubled present.
There are two broad trends in historical scholarship on partition: On the one hand, older work traced high politics, and the ‘end-game’ of Empire. On the other, more recent and extensive histories recover partition experiences, refugee politics and everyday violence.
In 1817-21, cholera spread out of its supposed 'home' in deltaic Bengal to much of the rest of India, marking the beginning of several pandemic waves which engulfed much of the world.
How are soldiers made? Why do they fight? Military sociology and history consider these questions Eurocentrically, with the armies of Western nation-states. Soldiers of Empire rethinks relations between armed forces and society with Indian, British and African troops in World War II.
The aim of this paper is to revisit the concept of autonomy in relation to Adivasis living in constitutionally protected Indian territories.
Emeritus Professor Barbara Harriss-White has been interviewed by the Madras Courier about the recent demonetisation or 'notebandi' in India. The interview is published in two parts:
In 1287 b.s. [=1879/80 c.e.] a short Bangla work was published in Calcutta under the title of Iblichnāmār punthi by the highly productive scholar Garībullā, who had composed the text about a century earlier.