South Asian Studies

CSASP Polish Exchange 2016

As we plan for the visit of academics and students from Warsaw University and the Jagellionian University in Krakow at the end of Hilary term, here are some visual reminders of our students' trip to Poland last year, including on Holocaust Memorial Day, their visit to the concentration camp at Au

South Asia Political Thought Discussion Group: Revisiting the origins of Public Interest Litigation in Post-Emergency India

Monday, 30 January, 2017 -
17:00 to 18:30
Seminar Room F, Manor Road Building

Abstract from the Author: The Indian higher judiciary has acquired an increasingly important role in India’s public discourse in the last few decades. The Supreme Court and the state High Courts have emerged as enormously powerful judicial institutions in the aftermath of the Internal Emergency o

Speaker(s): 
Anuj Bhuwania (South Asian University)

South Asia Seminar: Postgraduate Student Presentations on South Asian History

Tuesday, 7 February, 2017 -
14:00 to 15:30
The Fellows' Dining Room, Hilda Besse Building, St Antony's

Partition refugees and resettlement in West Punjab
Aalene Aneeq, St Catherine’s College

Cuisine and the Middle Class Household: The Emergence of "Professional" Cookery in Early Post-Colonial India
Tanvi Bhatia, Linacre College

Weinrebe Lecture Series: Writing World Lives: 'How to Write a World Life'

Tuesday, 24 January, 2017 - 17:30
Leonard Wolfson Auditorium, Wolfson College, Oxford

Patrick French is the author of 'India', 'The World is What it is: The Authorised Biography of VS Naipaul', 'Tibet, Tibet' and 'Younghusband: The Last Great Imperial Adventurer'.

This event is free of charge and open to all.

Speaker(s): 
Patrick French

South Asia Seminar: Hindu Militarism, P.D. Tandon and the Politics of Scale in 1940s Uttar Pradesh

Tuesday, 21 February, 2017 -
14:00 to 15:30
The Fellows' Dining Room, Hilda Besse Building, St Antony's

There are two broad trends in historical scholarship on partition: On the one hand, older work traced high politics, and the ‘end-game’ of Empire. On the other, more recent and extensive histories recover partition experiences, refugee politics and everyday violence.

Speaker(s): 
William Gould

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