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2018 / 2019

Date / Time Details Where
20 Jun 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Labour's Powers and Questions of Freedom - Situating Informality and Precarity in a Historical Context with a focus on South Asia
Speaker: Sumangala Damodaran # Ambedkar University, Delhi
Practice Suite, Room 1.12, 1st Floor, CMB
29 May 2019 2:00pm - 5:00pm Seminar: The Easter Sunday Bombings in Sri Lanka Causes and Consequences
Hosted by: Jonathan Spencer # UoE
Violet Laidlaw Room, 6th floor, Chrystal Macmillan Building
24 May 2019 9:00am - 6:00pm Workshop: CSAS Staff and PhD Workshop and Ambedkar Lecture
Hosted by: Hugo Gorringe # UoE; Hosted by: Talat Ahmed # UoE
Violet Laidlaw Room, (previously named 6th floor staff room), Chrystal Macmillan Building
22 May 2019 9:00am - 5:30pm Workshop: Decolonising Feminist Knowledge : Reflections on Research and Curriculum
Speaker: Rukmini Sen # Ambedkar University Delhi
G07-G07a Informatics Forum Building, 10 Crichton Street
11 Apr 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Singhvi Lecture - The Revolt of an Emancipated Slave. A Play in Two Acts Colombo 1826
Speaker: Nira Wickramasinghe # Leiden University
Violet Laidlaw Room (Previously called 6th floor staff room), Chrystal Macmillan Building
28 Mar 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Avoiding a Race to the Bottom: The Origins of India’s Social Security Regime
Speaker: Louise Tillin # Kings College London
Violet Laidlaw Room, 6th floor, Chrystal Macmillan Building (previously called 6th floor staff room)
25 Mar 2019 3:00pm - 5:30pm Screening: Film Screening : Demons in Paradise by Jude Ratman
Introduced by: Kanchana N Ruwanpura # UoE
Assembly Room, ECCI, Infirmary Street, Edinburgh
21 Mar 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Lineages of Populism: Outsider Politics and the Long 1970s in India
Speaker: Sirupa Roy # University of Gottingen
6th floor staff room, Chrystal Macmillan Building
14 Mar 2019 3:30pm - 5:00pm Seminar: Chits and shits: Towards a Children’s Geography of sanitation in rural India
Speaker: Rowan Ellis # James Suton Institute; Speaker: Durba Biswas # Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology & Environment
The Pod, ECCI, Infirmary Street, Edinburgh
7 Mar 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Gendering networks, gentrifying cities: Construction workers' perspectives on infrastructure-making in Kolkata
Speaker: Supurna Banerjee # Institute of Development Studies Kolkata
6th floor staff room, Chrystal Macmillan Building
28 Feb 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: The Disappearing Homes and the Emerging Nation in Muslim Women’s Fiction in India and Pakistan
Speaker: Sutanuka Gosh # Jadavpur University
6th floor staff room, Chrystal Macmillan Building
27 Feb 2019 7:00pm - 9:30pm Seminar: Identity as Fiction, Fiction as Herstories
Speaker: Nitasha Kaul # University of Westminster
Lighthouse Bookshop, 43-45 West Nicolson St, Edinburgh
14 Feb 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Skulls and the Relationship between Edinburgh and India
Speaker: Ian Harper # UoE
6th floor staff room, Chrystal Macmillan Building
7 Feb 2019 4:00pm - 6:30pm Seminar: ‘Gandhi@150: Rethinking India’s non-violent Revolutionary’
Hosted by: Talat Ahmed # UoE
6th floor staff room, Chrystal Macmillan Building
29 Nov 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: A Brahmin on the C-ouch!: Caste, thread baring and cultural psychotherapy
Speaker: Sushrut Jadhav # University College London
6th floor staff room, Chrystal Macmillan Building
22 Nov 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Imagined relatedness: Corporeal reality in third-party assisted reproductive technologies (ARTs) in Western India
Speaker: Matsuo Mizuho # National Museum of Ethnology, Japan
6th floor staff room, Chrystal Macmillan Building
15 Nov 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Talat Ahmed and Wilfried Swenden in conversation with B.J. Sadiq on Imran Khan and the rise of nationalism and populism in South Asia
Speaker: B.J. Sadiq # British-Pakistani writer , columnist and author
6th floor staff room, Chrystal Macmillan Building
8 Nov 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Documenting post-war ethno-religious violence in Sri Lanka: lessons from the recent past.
Speaker: Farzana Haniffa # University of Colombo, and Smuts Visiting Fellow at University of Cambridge and Singhvi Visiting Professor
6th floor staff room, Chrystal Macmillan Building
5 Nov 2018 5:00pm - 6:30pm Inaugural Lecture: KEITH FORUM ON COMMONWEALTH CONSTITUTIONALISM
Speaker: Sunil Khilnani # India Institute, King's College London
Playfair Library, Old College, South Bridge
1 Nov 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: VJ Varghese (IASH Fellow) and Mahendran Chokkalingman (Visiting Research Student, CEU Budapest)
Speaker: VJ Varghese # IASH Fellow); Speaker: Mahendran Chokkalingman # Visiting Research Student, CEU Budapest
6th floor staff room, Chrystal Macmillan building
26 Oct 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm Seminar: Bethany Jennings and Clare Barnes in conversation with Sheena Kalayil, author of The Bureau of Second Chances (2017) and the Inheritance (2018)
Hosted by: Sheena Kalayil # University of Manchester
Edinburgh Lighthouse Bookshop
18 Oct 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: History in Pakistan and the Will to Architecture
Speaker: Chris Moffat # Queen Mary University London
6th floor staff room, Chrystal Macmillan Building
24 Sep 2018 3:30pm - 5:00pm Seminar: Local Elite Families and the Transformation of Caste from Dalit to non-Dalit: A Case Study of Inter-Caste Married Couples in a Madheshi Community in Nepal
Speaker: Dr Tilak Biswakarma # Tribhuwan University in Nepal
Practice Suite, Chrystal Macmillan Building, Room 1.12
Damaged fishing boat, Telwatte, July 2005