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Cambridge South Asia Online

The Centre of South Asian Studies Seminar will be continuing to operate online in the Easter Term. We will be welcoming an exciting line up of scholars to debate some key themes in the field. Please note that the seminars are occurring at different times throughout the term.

The content of the presentations will be made available on this page shortly after the seminar, as well as on the Centre’s podcast series ‘South Asia Conversations’, to which you can subscribe at your regular podcast supplier. Seminars and events from the Michaelmas Term 2020 remain available on this podcast series.

Please note: For security reasons, we now require all those attending an online event to register in advance. After registration you will receive an email containing a link to the seminar and a passcode. DO NOT pass this email or its contents on to anyone, and do not share it on social media. If you know of someone who would like to attend, please direct them to this page so that they can register.

28 April 2021, 14:00

Music and Islamic Literary Heritage in the 20th Century
Davesh Soneji (University of Pennsylvania) and Richard David Williams (SOAS, University of London)

This seminar was not recorded.

Tuesday 4 May 2021, 15:30

Roundtable on ‘Animal Histories’
Rohan Deb Roy (Reading), Renisa Mawani (UBC), Antoinette Burton (Illinois) and Aleks Pluskowski (University of Reading)

Joint Seminar with the Institute of Historical Research, ‘Anthropocene Histories Seminar’

This seminar was not recorded.

12 May 2021, 17:00

The End of Indenture?
Neilesh Bose (University of Victoria) and Ashutosh Kumar (Banaras Hindu University)

19 May 2021, 14:00

The Raj Chandavarkar Seminar

A Detective and a Gentleman: Crime in Colonial Calcutta
Anindita Ghosh (University of Manchester)

Tuesday 25 May 2021, 17:00

What is Bangladesh?
Naveeda Khan (Johns Hopkins University)

Joint Seminar with the Centre of Islamic Studies, Cambridge

This seminar was not recorded

9 June 2021, 17:30

Roundtable: ‘The Modern History of Art in India’
Zehra Jumabhoy (Lasalle College of the Arts, Singapore), Nicole-Ann Lobo, Shruti Kapila (Cambridge), Christopher Pinney (UCL) and others


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