On Friday 13 January, Dr Kate Sullivan de Estrada, together with Professor Amrita Narlika of GIGA and Assistant Professor Manjari Chatterjee Miller of Boston University, spoke at a launch event for the special edition of International Affairs published this month, held at The German Institute of
South Asian Studies
Abstract from the Author: The Indian higher judiciary has acquired an increasingly important role in India’s public discourse in the last few decades. The Supreme Court and the state High Courts have emerged as enormously powerful judicial institutions in the aftermath of the Internal Emergency o
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.