South Asian Studies
India in the Eyes of Others aims to explore vantage points from around the world on a rising India. This project will draw together scholarly readings of how India is understood and imagined from different country perspectives, and through the prism of a number of globally significant issues. This first edited volume in the project will focus on official, governmental perspectives of India.
Workshops and Conferences
Co-hosted by Network 18 and the Contemporary South Asian Studies Programme (CSASP), this event will be covered extensively on CNBC TV 18, the leading business television channel in India, on CNN-IBN, the Hindi channel CNBC Awaaz, India's most watched business channel, the Hindi news channel IBN7
“Owen Bennett-Jones has been leading the BBC's coverage of the elections in Pakistan and will be back for a brief visit to the UK.
Dr Matthew McCartney and Prof Barbara Harriss-White will be presenting at this conference which is being held at the British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH on 17 May 2013.
Members of the MSc Contemporary India visited the the Ashmolean Museum earlier this week, for a talk and demonstration "Representing Gender: Women in Indian Art" by Dr Mallica Kumbera Landrus
Please join the Department of International Development and the Contemporary South Asian Studies Programme for their annual South Asia Day.
This event is generously funded by a grant from the Faculty of Oriental Studies.
The full programme for the event can be found below.
Wolfson College's South Asia Research Cluster welcomes Professor Perry Anderson from UCLA on May 28th, 5 -7 p.m. in the college Buttery.
I joined SIAS in October 2011, where I was a researcher on the ESRC/DfID funded project: ‘The Materiality of Rice’, led by Professor Barbara Harriss-White. I am now a Junior Research Fellow at Somerville College, and convene and lecture the geography MSc elective, Global Environmental Change and Food Security.
Both food and a healthy environment are essential for human existence. Food production at the scale required to feed the present population inevitably damages the environment. This damage is at such a scale to seriously threaten human existence.