South Asian Studies

Book talk: Indira Gandhi’s final years: the end of the Nehruvian era, or the beginning of today’s India?

Monday, 23 May, 2016 -
17:00 to 18:30
Seminar Room 3, Wolfson College

This book talk is based on the speaker's 2014 book 'The Autumn of the Matriarch', which covers Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's final years in office. 

Copies of the book will be available for sale.

Speaker(s): 
Diego Maiorano (University of Nottingham)
Discussants: Amogh Sharma & Smriti Sawkar

Film Screening: The Monsoon Oracle

Wednesday, 27 April, 2016 -
19:30 to 21:00
The Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's

The Contemporary South Asian Studies Programme is delighted to invite you to a screening of Shrenik Rao's acclaimed documentary 'The Monsoon Oracle'. The film explores the religious traditions performed in anticipation of the monsoons in India, focusing on the Bonalu festival in Telangana.

Speaker(s): 
Shrenik Rao

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