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.
South Asian Studies
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.
A number of students on the MSc in Contemporary India and other interested members of the University recently had the opportunity to join a study visit to the Ashmolean Museum.
The annual SIAS student and visitor welcome party was held last night at the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies.
It a great opportunity for staff and students to meet colleagues working in other Area Studies units, and the contemporary India students had a great time!
We are delighted to announce that Garima Jaju has been awarded this year's Malang South Asia Essay Prize.
Programme to include:
1) Johannes Dragsbaek Schmidt and Shantanu Chakrabati - The Interface of Domestic and International Factors in India’s Foreign Policy
Did Jewish leaders and thinkers conceive Zionism as part of an “Eastern” – Asian and Semitic – cultural and national revival or as a Western importation and a colonial proxy?
Untouchability in India has been widely understood as the practice of excluding, from social or religious life, people who are believed to be permanently impure. Yet, this vision neglects the different emotions and feelings that untouchability produces in the subjects involved with it.