South Asian Studies

Play screening: Dara

Friday, 5 May, 2017 - 18:00
The Old Library, All Souls College

You are invited to a free film screening of the play Dara in Oxford at All Souls College, The Old Library  May 5th 6pm, with the kind permission of the National Theatre and Ajoka Theatre Pakistan.

Speaker(s): 
Anwar Akhtar
Polly O'Hanlon
Edward Mortimer

South Asia Day: Commemorating 70 years of India's Independence with a Seminar on the theme Re-configuring power: looking back at the decades around independence

Tuesday, 23 May, 2017 -
09:00 to 18:00
Wolfson College

This year India celebrates 70 years of independence. The country appears to be in a critical phase, with the Hindu right steadily gaining support, both electorally and on the ground, in terms of popularity. The political and economic landscape is being slowly reconfigured.

Speaker(s): 
Adam Lerner
Stefan Tetzlaff
Maya Tudor
Taylor C Sherman
Shashank Kela
Marcus Banks
Eleanor Newbigin
Shabnum Tejani
Karuna Dietrich Wielenga
Louise Tillin
Cressida Jervis Read
David Washbrook
David Hardiman
Devaki Jain
Matthew McCartney

Associate Professorship in the International Relations of South Asia

School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies and Department of Politics and International Relations in association with St Antony's College, Oxford

Grade 10a: From £45,562 p.a.

We are seeking to appoint a permanent Associate Professor in the International Relations of South Asia, to be held in the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies (SIAS) and the Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR), in association with a Non-Tutorial Governing Body Fellowship at St Antony’s College under arrangements described in the further particulars.

Warsaw-Krakow-Oxford Joint Conference

Thursday, 9 March, 2017 -
09:30 to 12:30
Ground Floor Seminar Room, 11 Bevington Road

The Contemporary South Asia Studies Programme welcomes academics from the University of Warsaw and the Jagiellonian University, Krakow to share their recent research.

Speaker(s): 
Barbara Kratiuk
Marcin Grabowski
Jakub Zajaczowski
Dorota Heidrich
Matthew McCartney
Kate Sullivan de Estrada
George Kunnath

Panel Event: Status Seeking in World Politics: India, Russia and China in Comparative Perspective

Tuesday, 14 March, 2017 -
13:30 to 15:00
The Pavilion Room, Gateway Building, St Antony's College, Oxford

In this panel session, Professor Rajesh Basrur and Dr Kate Sullivan de Estrada, authors of the forthcoming book Rising India: Status and Power, present theoretical and empirical insights from their study of India’s status in contemporary world politics, the first substantial work to char

Speaker(s): 
Prof. Rajesh Basrur, NTU, Singapore; Dr Kate Sullivan de Estrada, Area Studies, Oxford; Prof. Roy Allison, Area Studies, Oxford; Prof. Rosemary Foot, DPIR, Oxford

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