|| The South and Southeast Asian Studies
|The South and Southeast Asian Studies Seminar meets on Wednesdays at 5 p.m. in the Centre of South Asian Studies, Laundress Lane, Cambridge (except where stated).
The seminar provides an opportunity to study South Asia from a wide variety
of disciplines within the humanities and social sciences.
The following programme has been arranged at the Centre of South Asian Studies for the Michaelmas Term 2009:
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|Thursday 15 October:
Dr Chua Ai Lin (National University of Singapore),
Consuming modern mass media: Chinese dialects and the English-educated Chinese in 1930s colonial Singapore
To be held in the Rushmore Room, St. Catharine's College, at 5.00 p.m.
|Monday 19 October: ||
Mr Bill Noblett (University Library),
Official publication sources for the study of Indian history
To be held at the Centre of South Asian Studies at 4.00 p.m.
|21 October: ||
Mr Andrew Francis (Trinity College),
The Asian fiction of Joseph Conrad (1857-1924): some literary-commercial perspectives
Professor Christopher Pinney
(University College London),
The colonial dromosphere: speed, transmission and prosthesis in colonial India
Ms Akhila Yechury
Title to be confirmed
Dr Sunil Kumar (School of Oriental and African Studies, London),
The woman and the hisab of men: Sultan Raziyya and early Muslim society
||Dr Stephen Legg (University of Nottingham),
Scales of prostitution: international governmentalities and interwar India
Dr Sara Shneiderman (St. Catharine's College),
Historicising ethnicity in Darjeeling: from tribe to nation and back again
||Professor Polly O'Hanlon (University of Oxford),
In God's country: Brahman rights and Brahman identities in the Maratha Konkan, c.1600-1850