Seminars

The Cambridge South Asia Seminar

 

The programme for the Centre of South Asian Studies Seminar for the Michaelmas Term is given below. We will be welcoming an exciting line up of scholars to debate some key themes in the field.

All seminars will take place in Room SG1, Alison Richard Building at 5pm (UK).

Where possible, 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.


18th January

Panel Discussion on Protestant Textuality and the Tamil Modern: Political Oratory and the Social Imaginary in South Asia by Bernard Bate

Speakers: Malarvizhi Jayanth (University of Cambridge) E. Annamalai (University of Chicago), Francis Cody (University of Toronto), and Constantine Nakassis (University of Chicago)

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25th January

Gendered Division of Type of Housework Among Dual-Earner Couples During the Covid-19 Lockdown: Insights from India

Professor Uma Kambhampati (University of Reading)

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8th February

Colonialism as Collective Trauma: Economic Nationalism and Autarkic State-Building in India

Dr. Adam Lerner (Royal Holloway, University of London)

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15th February

Would the Real India please stand up? 

Professor P. B. Anand (University of Bradford)

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FRIDAY 24th February

Panel Discussion on Researching Central Asia & South Asia

Speakers: Professor Magnus Marsden (University of Sussex), Dr. S.S. Saxena (Cambridge Central Asia Forum) and Dr. Reza Huseini (Kings’ College, Cambridge)

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1st March

Title: TBC 

Dr. Deepta Chopra (University of Sussex)

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8th March

Title: TBC 

Professor Parvati Raghuram (Open University)

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