The Centre of South Asian Studies is a member of the Consortium for the Global South
The Centre was honoured by the presence of Professor Romila Thapar, who delivered a lecture titled, ‘Recognising the Other: religion and society in pre-modern North India’ on 8 November 2019. The recording of the lecture can be accessed here.
Vijayalakshmi Teelock (University of Mauritius) delivered the first of two CSAS Lectures on 14 November 2019.
The remainder of the year’s programme will include: Professor Nile Green (UCLA) who will give the Raj Chandavarkar seminar and Dr Shailaja Fennell (Cambridge) who will give the B.H. Farmer Seminar. The Kingsley Martin Memorial Lecture will be given by Professor Sumathi Ramaswamy (Duke) on 11 March. The second of two CSAS Public Affairs Lectures this year will be given by Professor Radhika Coomaraswamy on 3 June 2020.
We congratulate Dr Devika Singh, a past Smuts Research Fellow on the opening of her exhibition, ‘Homelands: Art from Bangladesh, India and Pakistan’ at Kettles’ Yard, Cambridge.