What’s On

The South Asian Studies Seminar meets on Wednesdays at 5 pm in Seminar Room SG1, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT. The seminar provides an opportunity to study South and Southeast Asia from a wide variety of disciplines within the humanities and social sciences.

Recordings of recent seminars are available on this website: click on this link for a list of available recordings.

Older seminars are available on iTunes U.

Events

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April 25, 2018

April 25, 2018

Professor Chris Baker & Professor Pasuk Phongpaichit (Chulalongkorn University)

Seminar Room SG1, Alison Richard Building

Ayutthaya in Asian history from the 13th to 18th century

May 2, 2018

May 2, 2018

Dr Andrew Sanchez (University of Cambridge)

Seminar Room SG1, Alison Richard Building

Creation and transformation: value and the satisfaction of work

May 7, 2018

May 7, 2018

Dr Shruti Kapila (University of Cambridge) NOTE: THIS SEMINAR IS ON A MONDAY

NOTE: Seminar Room SG2, Alison Richard Building

1984 and the sacred ends of sovereignty

May 9, 2018

May 9, 2018

Dr Sukanya Sarbadhikary (Presidency University, Kolkata, India)

Seminar Room SG1, Alison Richard Building

Shankh-er Shongshar, afterlife everyday: the evening conch, goddesses, and a reimagination of Bengali domesticity  

May 16, 2018

May 16, 2018

Dr P. Sanal Mohan (Smuts Visiting Fellow and Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam)

NOTE: The Beves Room, King's College, Cambridge

The Smuts Memorial Lecture: Global Christianity and the Transformation of Dalits in Colonial and Postcolonial Kerala

May 17, 2018

May 17, 2018

Professor Vegard Iversen (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad) NOTE: THIS SEMINAR IS ON A THURSDAY

NOTE: Seminar Room S1, first floor of the Alison Richard Building

Intergenerational mobility in post-liberalisation India

May 23, 2018

May 23, 2018

Dr Yasmin Khan (University of Oxford)

Seminar Room SG1, Alison Richard Building

British South Asians during wartime and decolonisation

May 30, 2018

May 30, 2018

Professor Neeladri Bhattacharya

The Wynstanley Lecture Theatre, Trinity College, Cambridge

The Kingsley Martin Memorial Lecture: Koh-i-Noor: violence, law, and the moral politics of colonialism    

June 6, 2018

June 6, 2018

Dr Kim Wagner (Queen Mary, University of London)

Seminar Room SG1, Alison Richard Building

The Amritsar Massacre 1919-2019: writing the micro-history of a global event

June 13, 2018

June 13, 2018

Professor Tanika Sarkar (Jawaharlal Nehru University)

Seminar Room SG1, Alison Richard Building

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