South Asian Studies
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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.
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,
Kalyani Ramachandran (Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology), Ratika Yumman and Angela de Francisco, (current students on the MSc in Contemporary India), recently represented the University of Oxford in the Visual Anthropology and Contemporary South Asian History Conference
The first ever cross-unit SIAS student party was held on Thursday May 8th at Bevington Road. Despite the torrential rain driving the whole event inside, it didn't manage to dampen spirits. We had an amazing turnout with great contributions from SIAS units.
Pradipti Jayaram (MSc Contemporary India 2011-12) has published an article in the Hindu's Business Line online newspaper concerning political parties in India.
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.
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