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Centre for South Asian Studies: Events


2017 / 2018

Date / Time Details Where
24 May 2018 9:00am - 25 May 2018 4:00pm Workshop: Staff and PhD Workshop - South Asian Studies including Singhvi Professional Lecture
Hosted by: Wilfried Swenden # UoE; Hosted by: Kanchana Ruwanpura # UoE
6th floor staff room, Chrystal Macmillan Building
26 Apr 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Ambedkar Lecture : What Defines a Permanent Minority? Comparative Reflections on Ambedkar’s "Evidence Before the Southborough Committee"
Speaker: Rupa Viswanath # Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Sydney Smith Lecture Theatre - Doorway 1, Medical School, Teviot Place
4 Apr 2018 4:30pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Asian Religions: Boundaries, Connections, Identities annual lecture
Speaker: Prof Chakravarthi Rami-Prasad # Lancaster University
Martin Hall, New College
29 Mar 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Fatal Love: Intimacy and Interest in Indian Political Thought
Speaker: Faisal Devji # University of Oxford
6th floor staff room, Chrystal Macmillan Building
22 Feb 2018 5:00pm - 7:00pm Seminar: Teaching and Tackling Violence Against Women: Perspectives from India and the UK
Hosted by: Fiona Mackay # UoE; Hosted by: Radhika Govinda # UoE
6th floor staff room, Chrystal Macmillan Building
20 Feb 2018 6:00pm - 8:00pm Seminar: Chrystal Macmillan Lecture - Feminist Explorations of Contemporary South Asia: Possibilities and Challenges
Speaker: Krishna Menon # Ambedkar University, Delhi
Symposium Hall / King Khalid Lecture Theatre (behind Surgeon's Hall), Hill Square
15 Feb 2018 4:30pm - 6:00pm Seminar: Building Resilience to Disasters in South Asia
Speaker: Pankaj Pankaj # UoE
6th floor staff room, Chrystal Macmillan Building
8 Feb 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Occupying Weli Oya: Frontier Politics and Post-war Sri Lanka
Speaker: Thiruni Kelegama # University of Zurich
6th floor staff room, Chrystal Macmillan Building
25 Jan 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Class, Gender, Sexuality – An Intersectional Example from Bangladesh
Speaker: Delwar Hussain # UoE
6th floor staff room, Chrystal Macmillan Building
Speaker: Adjitya Sarkar # University of Warwick
G16, William Robertson Wing (Doorway 4, Teviot Place)
28 Nov 2017 5:00pm - 7:00pm Seminar: Seminar by IASH South Asia Fellows
Speaker: Rakesh Ankit # Jindal University, Delhi; Speaker: Nilanjana Mukherjee # University of Delhi
LG11, David Hume Tower
21 Nov 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm 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
Neil MacCormick Room, David Hume Tower
16 Nov 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Dr Elsie Inglis (1864-1917) and Women’s Medical Education in Edinburgh: The role of India
Speaker: Roger Jeffery # UoE
6th Floor Staff Room, Chrystal Macmillan Building
30 Oct 2017 5:00pm - 7:00pm Seminar: Challenges to Indian Democracy
Speaker: Mrs Brinda Karat # MP Rayja Sabha; Speaker: Mr Prakash Karat # Secretary-General CPI (M)
Teviot Lecture Theatre (G.152), The Anatomical Museum,
20 Oct 2017 11:00am - 12:30pm Seminar: Panel on Gender Equality: The attack of the Fifty Foot Women
Speaker: Carol Spary # University of Nottingham
Scottish Parliament
11 Oct 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm 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
2 Oct 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm 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
8 Sep 2017 9:00am - 5:00pm Workshop: South Asia Anthropology Group (SAAG)
Hosted by: Hugo Gorringe # UoE
Seminar Room 1, Chrystal Macmillan Building. Please note that Seminar Room 1 is wheelchair accessible.
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