South Asian Studies

MPhil in Modern South Asian Studies

Overview

The MPhil in Modern South Asian Studies is an exciting new two-year degree bringing together Oxford’s wealth of expertise on the different states, societies, economies and cultures of South Asia, within a single programme. There is also the option to build in intensive language training. Students gain access to teaching and expert supervision across departments, the ability to combine courses in both the social sciences and the humanities, and rigorous training in one of three tailored modules in research methods.

MSc in Modern South Asian Studies

Overview

The MSc in Modern South Asian Studies is an exciting new 12-month degree bringing together Oxford’s wealth of expertise on the different states, societies, economies and cultures of South Asia within a single programme. Students gain access to teaching and expert supervision across departments, the ability to combine courses in both the social sciences and the humanities, rigorous training in one of three tailored modules in research methods, and the option to build in language training.  You will graduate with skills and understanding that will give you a competitive edge as you pursue your career beyond Oxford.

Caste in South Asia and its Diasporas

Monday, 4 July, 2016 -
10:00 to 18:00
Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology, 64 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6PN

This one-day international conference explores the contemporary manifestations of caste in India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh, and their diasporas in the UK. Caste, although a pan-South Asian phenomenon, manifests itself in divergent ways in these countries.

Speaker(s): 
David Mosse (SOAS)
Tariq Rahman (BNU)
Annapurna Waughray (MMU)
Meena Dhanda (UW)
Shapan Adnan (Dhaka)
Thanges Paramsothy (UEL)
Barbara Harriss-White (Oxford)
Uma Pradhan (Oxford)
Matthew McCartney (Oxford)
Muhammad Jan (Oxford)
Clarinda Still (Oxford)
George Kunnath (Oxford)
Indrajit Roy (Oxford)
Nicholas Martin (Zurich)
Amarjit Singh (Anti-caste Activist, UK)
Sufyan Abid (Chester)
Lekh Pal (ACDA, UK)

South Asia Seminar Series: Tagore and the theology of the global

Tuesday, 14 June, 2016 - 14:00
The Fellows' Dining Room, Hilda Besse Building, St Antony's

Vishwabharati, the university that Tagore founded, was an early experiment in producing a global habitation. While many of the ideas that motivated this institution hold out resonances for the contemporary debate on cosmopolitanism, Tagore worked in the field of modern Indian thought.

Speaker(s): 
Pradip Dutta

Associate Professorship in Social Science Research Methods in the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies and the School of Geography and the Environment in association with Green Templeton College

Grade 36S: from £45,066 per annum

 We are seeking to appoint a permanent Associate Professor in Social Science Research Methods, to be held in the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies (SIAS) and School of Geography and the Environment (SoGE), in association with a Non-Tutorial Fellowship at Green Templeton College under arrangements described in the further particulars.

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