The conference event India: A Political Economy for the 21st Century will be taking place at the Randolph Hotel, Oxford today.
Open and free for all, the session will discuss the recently concluded elections in Pakistan that mark the first ever democratic transition in the country and saw the return to power of the Nawaz Sharif led PML (N) after 14 years of being over thrown in a military coup.
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.
India in the Eyes of Others aims to explore vantage points from around the world on a rising India. This project will draw together scholarly readings of how India is understood and imagined from different country perspectives, and through the prism of a number of globally significant issues. This first edited volume in the project will focus on official, governmental perspectives of India.
Workshops and Conferences
Co-hosted by Network 18 and the Contemporary South Asian Studies Programme (CSASP), this event will be covered extensively on CNBC TV 18, the leading business television channel in India, on CNN-IBN, the Hindi channel CNBC Awaaz, India's most watched business channel, the Hindi news channel IBN7
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.
“Owen Bennett-Jones has been leading the BBC's coverage of the elections in Pakistan and will be back for a brief visit to the UK.
Dr Matthew McCartney and Prof Barbara Harriss-White will be presenting at this conference which is being held at the British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH on 17 May 2013.
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