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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January 24, 2018

January 24, 2018

Dr P. Sanal Mohan, Mahatma Gandhi University and Smuts Visiting Fellow at the Centre of South Asian Studies

Seminar Room SG1, Alison Richard Building

Global Christianity and the transformation of the emotional world of Dalits: a critical reading of the missionary writings

January 31, 2018

January 31, 2018

Dr Natasha Pairaudeau, University of Cambridge

Seminar Room SG1, Alison Richard Building

Remembering and forgetting a prince in exile: Myngoon Min in Myanmar and Vietnam

February 7, 2018

February 7, 2018

Professor Justin Jones, University of Oxford

Seminar Room SG1, Alison Richard Building

The Dr Gordon Johnson Seminar:  Eve’s mistakes? Islamic feminism and the pursuit of female religious authority in contemporary India

February 14, 2018

February 14, 2018

Professor Dr Sahana Udupa, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Seminar Room SG1, Alison Richard Building

‘Nobody comes with an empty head’: enterprise Hindutva and social media in urban India

February 21, 2018

February 21, 2018

Dr Oliver Coates, University of Cambridge

Seminar Room SG1, Alison Richard Building

An African orient?  West Africans in World War Two India, 1943-1947

February 28, 2018

February 28, 2018

Dr Anindita Ghosh, University of Manchester

Seminar Room SG1, Alison Richard Building

Battle for the streets: privies, gods, traffic and protest in colonial Calcutta

March 7, 2018

March 7, 2018

Professor Vinita Damodaran, University of Sussex

Seminar Room SG1, Alison Richard Building

A scientific life; E.K. Janaki Ammal and the patriarchy of science in the nineteenth and twentieth century

March 14, 2018

March 14, 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