On December 15th , 1829, a large public meeting was held amidst much excitement at the Town Hall in Calcutta.
South Asian Studies
Rohith Vemula¹s tragic suicide has put the need for an antidiscrimination legislation back on the map.
Photographs by Soufia A Siddiqi
An exhibition that captures the everyday lives and practices of rural Pakistanis through images of the ordinary.
For the third lecture of the Trinity Term Annual Lecture Series on 'Global Education', Dr Mary Robinson, will discuss ‘Educating for climate justice after the Paris climate agreement’.
The film is about the Indian women's national boxing team – their lives, challenges and families. We followed three boxers over six years as they trained and competed around the world, including 5x world champion MC Mary Kom.
2016 marks the second year of the Contemporary South Asia Studies Programme and Lahore School of Economics exchange programme.
Entries are sought for the 2016 Malangs South Asia Essay Prize. The winning entry will receive a £250 prize and an invitation to the award dinner.
Presentations will include:
Matthew McCartney: South Asia's early economic capabilities
Barbara Harriss-White: The Green Revolution
Kate Sullivan: Reforming the Indian Foreign Service (tbc)
Indrajit Roy: The rise and rise of Indira Gandhi
What does the focus on South Asia bring to social sciences?