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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October 24, 2018

October 24, 2018

Dr Rajesh Venugopal (LSE)

Seminar Room SG1, Alison Richard Building

Nationalism, development and ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka

October 31, 2018

October 31, 2018

Dr Aparajita Mukhopadhyay, Goldsmiths, University of London

Seminar Room SG1, Alison Richard Building

From Grand Tour to Deshbhraman: railways and changing attitudes to travel in colonial India

November 7, 2018

November 7, 2018

Dr Natalya Naqvi, LSE

Seminar Room SG1, Alison Richard Building

To liberalise or not to liberalise: an analysis of Pakistan’s financial sector’s role in the economy

November 14, 2018

November 14, 2018

Dr Matthew Nelson, SOAS

Seminar Room SG1, Alison Richard Building

Religious freedom and public order: fundamental-rights lawfare and the construction of majoritarian national identities in Pakistan and Malaysia  

November 21, 2018

November 21, 2018

Dr Tania Saeed, Lahore University of Management Sciences

Seminar Room SG1, Alison Richard Building

Islamophobia and Securitization. Religion, Ethnicity and the Female Voice

November 28, 2018

November 28, 2018

Dr Ali Altaf Mian, Seattle University

Seminar Room SG1, Alison Richard Building

Contesting courts: Islamic law in Colonial and Post-Colonial South Asia