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Centre for South Asian Studies: Events



We regularly schedule interdisciplinary seminars to address varying South Asian topics.


Date / Time Details Where
2nd Oct 2017 15:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes) Seminar: India Day Lecture: Looking Back at the British Raj in India:
Speaker: Dr Sashi Tharoor, MP # former Under-Secretary General United Nations
McEwen Hall
11th Oct 2017 16:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes) Seminar: India and the BRICS in Africa: Promoting development or dependency?:
Speaker: Dr Pádraig Carmody # Trinity College Dublin and the University of Johannesburg
Seminar Room 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building
20th Oct 2017 11:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes) Seminar: Panel on Gender Equality: The attack of the Fifty Foot Women :
Speaker: Carol Spary # University of Nottingham
Scottish Parliament
27th Oct 2017 16:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes) Seminar: Challenges to Indian Democracy:
Speaker: Mrs Brinda Karat # MP Rayja Sabha; Speaker: Mr Prakash Karat # Secretary-General CPI (M)
Screening Room G.04, 50 George Square, Edinburgh
16th Nov 2017 16:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes) Seminar: Elsie Inglis – 100 Years on (26/11/1917):
Speaker: Roger Jeffery # UoE
6th Floor Staff Room, Chrystal Macmillan Building
21st Nov 2017 14:00 (3 hours) Seminar: Seminar on Democracy, Pluralism and Constitutionalism in Southern Asia:
Speaker: Harshan Kumaringham # UoE; Speaker: Asanga Welikala # UoE; Speaker: Roshan de Silva Wijeyeratne # Griffith Law School, Queensland, Australia
Edinburgh Centre for Constitutional Law
28th Nov 2017 17:00 (2 hours) Seminar: Seminar by IASH South Asia Fellows:
Speaker: Rakesh Ankit # Jindal University, Delhi; Speaker: Nilanjana Mukherjee # University of Delhi
Seminar Room 5, Chrystal Macmillan Building
29th Nov 2017 16:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes) Seminar: Asian Religions: Boundaries, Connections, Identities annual lecture:
Speaker: Prof Chakravarthi Rami-Prasad # Lancaster University
Martin Hall, New College
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