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.
Cities, towns and villages: living in the diverse environments of the Indus Civilization
Professor Cameron Petrie (University of Cambridge)
Bureaucratic documents and signs of state recognition for Indonesian warias
Dr Benjamin Hegarty (University of Melbourne)
The Kingsley Martin Memorial Lecture
A Strange Kindness: Largesse and Learning in the Age of Colonial Capital
Professor Sumathi Ramaswamy (Duke University)
Exceptional, pragmatic and provisional: Formation of British imperial governance in Asian frontier tracts
Professor Gunnel Cederlof (Linnaeus University)
2 November (PLEASE NOTE – UK clock change: this time is 5pm GMT)
Dr. Rekha Bhangaonkar (University of Cambridge)
Victims Exercise Agency: Rescuing “Lived” Spaces from Epistemic Subjugation
Professor Nihal Perera (Ball State University)
Outsourcing the Polity: Non-State Welfare, Inequality and Resistance in Myanmar
Dr Gerard McCarthy (National University of Singapore)
Overflow – History of Land Reclamation in Borneo
Dr Nurfadzilah Yahaya (Yale University)
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