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

If you wish to attend any of the zoom events please email for further information the co-directors -

Dr Hugo Gorringe (Hugo.gorringe@ed.ac.uk) , Dr Talat Ahmed (t.ahmed@ed.ac.uk)

Upcoming

DATE

SPEAKER

TITLE

Thursday

23 September

Time:

1600 – 1730

Talat Ahmed HCA

Hugo Gorringe SPS

Co-Directors of CSAS

University of Edinburgh

Welcome meet and greet virtual drinks

Tuesday

5 October

Time:

1600 – 1730

South Asia Week

Keynote lecture

Radhika Coomaraswamy

“Reclaiming Parts of the Enlightenment: South Asia and Human Rights”

Thursday

7 October

Time:

1600 - 1730

Murdo Macdonald

University of Dundee

Visual Art and Cultural Revival: Sister Nivedita, Patrick Geddes, and the Tagores

Thursday

21 October

Time:

1600 - 1730

Himanshu Jha

University of Heidelberg

Capturing Institutional Change: the Case of the Right to Information Act in India

Thursday

4 November

Time:

1600 - 1730

Farah Mihlar

University of Exeter

Exploring majoritarian religious nationalism and Muslim minorities in Sri Lanka through a Decolonial framework

Thursday

18 November

Time:

1600 - 1730

Rashed Al Mahmud Titumir, University of Dhaka

Bangladesh @50: Roundtable panel on reflections on Bangladesh its fiftieth anniversary

Thursday

2 December

Time:

1600 - 1730

Aasim Sajjad Akhtar

Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad

The Checkpost State in Pakistan’s War of Terror: Centres, peripheries and the politics of the universal.

Thursday

9 December

Time:

0900 - 1300

Work in Progress Workshop

Date / Time Details Where
Damaged fishing boat, Telwatte, July 2005