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The Cambridge South Asia Seminar

The Centre of South Asian Studies Seminar will be partly online and partly in person during the Michaelmas term. We will be welcoming an exciting line up of scholars to debate some key themes in the field.

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. 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.


6 October 2021, 5 p.m.

Fatal associations: racial differentiation and interspecies empire in colonial Myanmar
Jonathan Saha (University of Durham)

In person: SG1, Alison Richard Building

This live seminar will also be available on Zoom. Click here to register


13 October 2021, 5 p.m.

Law at large: notes on the public mediation of community in the juridical field
Francis Cody (University of Toronto)

Zoom seminar: click here to register


20 October 2021, 5 p.m.

Small surface water bodies: an ancient path to sustainable collective action in northwest India?
Adam S. Green (University of Cambridge)

In person: SG1, Alison Richard Building


27 October 2021, 5 p.m.

How the tiger became Indian: nature, nation and science in Indian conservation, 1970-2020
Mahesh Rangarajan (Krea University)

Zoom seminar: click here to register


3 November 2021, 5 p.m.

Female sexuality and the question of endogamy
Durba Mitra (Harvard University)

Zoom seminar: click here to register


10 November 2021, 5 p.m.

Paradigm shift or business as usual? Multi-stakeholder initiative in the Bangladesh garment industry in the wake of Rana Plaza
Naila Kabeer (London School of Economics)

In person: SG1, Alison Richard Building


17 November 2021, 5 p.m.

South India and Southeast Asia: archaeometallurgical and iconographic explorations
S. Sharada (National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore)

Zoom seminar: click here to register


24 November 2021, 5 p.m.

Educating children with disabilities during the pandemic and beyond: insights from Nepal
Nidhi Singal (University of Cambridge)

In person: SG1, Alison Richard Building


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