South Asian Studies

A Tale of Two Forests - Comparing the Historical Patterns of Deforestation and Conservation in the Brazilian Atlantic and Amazon Forests - 1930-2012

Wednesday, 28 May, 2014 - 17:00
Colin Matthew Room, Radcliffe Humanities Centre

A Tale of Two Forests - Comparing the Historical Patterns of Deforestation and Conservation in the Brazilian Atlantic and Amazon Forests - 1930-2012 Free and open to all.

Speaker(s): 
Jose Augusto Padua, (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and Rachel Carson Centre in Munich)

Film between colony and nation-state: information film in India 1940-1946

Saturday, 31 May, 2014 -
10:30 to 16:00
Gordon Square Cinema, School of Arts, Birkbeck, 43 Gordon Square, London, WC1 0PD

The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities, The Birkbeck Institute for the Moving Image and the German Historical Institute (TRG Poverty and Education) have extended an invite to join visiting fellow Ravi Vasudevan, Professor of film at the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, and SARAI,

Neoliberal Governmentality and Durable Disorder in the Margins

Thursday, 1 May, 2014 - 14:00
Seminar Room 1, Queen Elizabeth House

You are invited to attend this fascinating talk on the much publicized but little understood conflict (often pitched as that between 'Maoists', 'tribals' and the state) in the forests of contemporary India. 

For further information, please see the event publicity below.

Speaker(s): 
Dr Uday Chandra, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity

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