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1 Creative Commons Feminine Abandon and the abducted Woman in post-Partition Shorey Comedies Salma Siddique speaks at the South Asia Seminar on 15 November 2016 Salma Siddique 08 Dec 2017
2 Creative Commons Directive Principles and the Expressive Accommodation of Ideological Dissenters in the Indian Constitution Tarunabh Khaitan speaks at the South Asia Seminar on 17 January 2017 Tarunabh Khaitan 08 Dec 2017
3 Creative Commons Kashmir, India and the Future Omar Abdullah (Former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir) speaks on 'Kashmir, India and the Future' at St Antony's College, Oxford Omar Abdullah 29 Nov 2017
4 Creative Commons Re-building Democracy: Parekh on Indian nationalism and the common good Colin Tyler (Hull) speaks at the South Asia Seminar on 1st November, 2016 Colin Tyler 29 Nov 2017
5 The Indian Village: Marx to Modi In this Anthropology Departmental Seminar, Ed Simpson (SOAS) discusses the issues raised by the re-study of an Indian village. 25 November 2016. Ed Simpson 31 Jul 2017
6 Transformation through Ritual: Bodies as Sacred Space A seminar of the Anthropology Research Group at Oxford on Eastern Medicines and Religions. Dr Ann R. David (University of Roehampton) focuses on Tamil worshippers in the UK to discuss the role of ritual in religion and dance. 18 January 2017. Ann R. David 26 Jul 2017
7 Women in India’s waste economy In this Departmental Seminar, Prof. Barbara Harriss-Whiten draws on anthropology, economics and politics to examine the role of women in Indian society. 12 May 2017. Barbara Harriss-White 26 Jul 2017
8 Creative Commons Distinction or Distraction? The politics of connoisseurship in eighteenth-century Rajput courts Richard Williams speaks at the South Asia Seminar on 10 May 2016 Richard Williams 19 Jun 2017
9 Creative Commons Defending British India Against Napoleon: The Foreign Policy of Governor-General Lord Minto, 1807-13 Aditya Das and Huw Bowen speak at St Antony's for the launch of Defending British India Against Napoleon: The Foreign Policy of Governor-General Lord Minto, 1807-13 Aditya Das, Huw Bowen 13 Jun 2017
10 Creative Commons Of Nomadology and India(n-ness) Avishek Ray speaks at the South Asia Seminar on 11 October 2016 Avishek Ray 01 Jun 2017
11 Creative Commons A Zionist Passage to India? Arie Dubnov speaks at the South Asia Seminar on 18.10.2016 Arie Dubnov 01 Jun 2017
12 The Remedy: Hinduism In this episode, Naomi Richman interviews Matthew Martin, a DPhil student at of Oxford whose work focuses on Hindu traditions. They discuss the great variety of Hindu approaches to healing, from ayuverda to yoga and deliverance from evil spirits. Naomi Richman, Matthew Martin 08 May 2017
13 Creative Commons Feeling Untouched: Space, Emotions and Untouchability Jesús Cháirez-Garza speaks at the South Asia Seminar Jesús Cháirez-Garza 21 Apr 2017
14 FMR 53 - Refugee community development in New Delhi Recognising that process is as important as outcomes, a community development approach can be effective in supporting local communities as providers of first resort. Linda Bartolomei, Mari Hamidi, Nima Mohamed Mohamud, Kristy Ward 11 Oct 2016
15 Creative Commons Histories of the ephemeral: writing on music in the late Mughal world Dr Katherine Butler Schofield speaks at the South Asia Seminar on March 8th, 2016 Katherine Butler Schofield 28 Jun 2016
16 Creative Commons "On the Colonisation of India": Public Meetings, Debates and Disputes (Calcutta 1829) Professor Chaudhuri speaks at the South Asia Seminar on a public meeting held in Calcutta, on December 15th, 1829. Rosinka Chaudhuri 16 Jun 2016
17 Creative Commons Tagore and the theology of the global Professor Pradip Dutta speaks on Tagore at the South Asia Seminar Pradip Dutta 16 Jun 2016
18 Profane relations: the irony of offensive jokes in India Andrew Sanchez (Kent) discusses why a multi-ethnic workforce in eastern India exchanges jokes about each other's religion and cultures as a form of irony (19 February 2016) Andrew Sanchez 15 Jun 2016
19 Creative Commons Women and Conflict in India Dr Sanghamitra Choudhury speaks at the launch of her book on Women and Conflict in India Sanghamitra Choudhury 06 Jun 2016
20 Creative Commons Rediscovering the Primitive: Adivasi Histories in and after Subaltern Studies Uday Chandra speaks at the South Asia Seminar Uday Chandra 02 Jun 2016
21 Defamiliarizing India: Cosmopolitanism as a condition of aesthetic and political Survival Laetitia Zecchini discusses the cosmopolitanism of several post-independence Indian poets and artists. Laetitia Zecchini 05 Apr 2016
22 Cosmopolitanism and Empire Elleke Boehmer considers the cosmopolitan outlooks, experiences and values of Indian travellers to the west in the late 19th century. Elleke Boehmer 05 Apr 2016
23 Creative Commons The Oxford India Lecture: An Undocumented Wonder - the Making of the Great Indian Election Dr S Y Quraishi gives the Oxford India lecture 2016. S.Y. Quraishi 24 Mar 2016
24 Creative Commons Mechanism of oppression, Dalits and legal developments in India Dr Dag Erik Berg speaks at the South Asian seminar. Dag Erik Berg 24 Mar 2016
25 Indian Arrivals, 1870-1915: Networks of British Empire Elleke Boehmer discusses her new book with Megan Robb, Faisal Devji and Santanu Das Elleke Boehmer, Faisal Devji, Megan Robb, Santanu Das 23 Nov 2015
26 Creative Commons Are the BRICS building a New World Media Order Daya Thussu, professor of internal communication, and co-editor of 'Mapping BRICS Media' University of Westminster, gives a talk for the Reuters Seminar series. Daya Thusso 09 Nov 2015
27 The Silk Roads: A New History of the World Peter Frankopan discusses his new book with Averil Cameron, Robert Moore and Elleke Boehmer Peter Frankopan, Averil Cameron, Robert Moore, Elleke Boehmer 27 Oct 2015
28 Creative Commons Historian and trip scholar for Spectacular Ceylon, Dr Maria Misra (Christ Church, 1982) Dr Maria Misra shares her experiences as both a student and academic at Oxford University, as well as her love of South Asia, in this podcast. Maria Misra 26 Oct 2015
29 'I am not here to delight you': Indira Jaising and gender justice in India Episode three of the RightsUp podcast series. Kira Allmann, Max Harris, Laura Hilly, Indira Jaising 08 Jul 2015
30 Creative Commons FMR 48 - Frozen displacement: Kashmiri Pandits in India In the 1990s nearly 250,000 people were displaced by violence in India. More than 20 years later the question for them is whether the responses to their displacement so far can form the basis for long-term solutions for their protracted displacement. Mahima Thussu 03 Jun 2015
31 Multidimensional poverty and inclusive growth in India: An analysis using growth elasticities The talk explores why India has higher economic growth than neighbours, growth in MPI is has been much slower by examining three types of inclusiveness and elasticities to study responsiveness Suman Seth, Sabina Alkire 05 Dec 2014
32 Danger Speakers for our seminar on the theme of Danger have Medical and Humanities backgrounds, and will consider the following: experimentation to diminish danger; the risks of ignoring danger, danger to the self and the ideal. Marion Kibuka, Yasmin Khan, Anna Beer 12 Aug 2014
33 Higher Education in India: How High, How Far? Professor Sukanta Chaudhuri of Jadavpur University, Kolkata, explores the direction of travel of the Indian higher education sector. Sukanta Chaudhuri 21 Jul 2014
34 Creative Commons FMR 45 Illegal migration in the Indian Sunderbans It is expected that due to sea-level rises in the future many millions of Bangladeshis will flee to India, exacerbating further the ongoing disputes between India and Bangladesh. Sahana Bose 28 Mar 2014
35 Under Eastern Eyes: The Raj in Modern Indian Memory Dr. Misra, Lecturer in Modern History at Oxford University and a Fellow of Keble College, gives a talk on The Raj in Modern Indian Memory. Maria Misra 28 Feb 2014
36 Creative Commons THEMIS: ‘Brain-gain' return of India’s high-skilled entrepreneurs Malasree Neepa Acharya presents her paper '‘Brain-gain' return of India’s high-skilled entrepreneurs: Home, transformation, and power politics in the cosmopolitan global south' in Parallel session V(D) of the conference Examining Migration Dynamics Malasree Neepa Acharya 27 Feb 2014
37 Creative Commons THEMIS: Dis-locating the local: A study of the migrants originating from the Indian enclaves Sanghita Datta presents her paper 'Dis-locating the local: A study of the migrants originating from the Indian enclaves' in Parallel session V(E) of the conference Examining Migration Dynamics: Networks and Beyond, 24-26 Sept 2013 Sanghita Datta 24 Feb 2014
38 Creative Commons Is the Indian Nuclear Tiger Changing Its Stripes? Data, Interpretation and Fact A talk by Dr Gaurav Kampani, Guest Researcher at the Norwegian Institute for Defence Studies (IFS), Oslo Gaurav Kampani 21 Feb 2014
39 Of untold riches and unruly homes: gender and property in neoliberal middle-class Kolkata In this Anthropology departmental seminar from 1 November 2012, Henrike Donner of Oxford Brookes University looks at how different kinds of property and ownership arrangements affect relationships between people among the urban middle classes of Kolkata Henrike Donner 03 Feb 2014
40 Communicating India's Soft Power: Buddha to Bollywood Professor Daya Thussu, University of Westminster, London, gives a talk for the Reuters seminar series Daya Thusso 03 Feb 2014
41 Creative Commons 5. Sacrifice in the Vedic Religions Professor Gavin Flood talks to Tim Howles about his chapter 'Sacrifice as Refusal' Gavin Flood, Tim Howles 27 Jan 2014
42 Creative Commons Launch of Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network: Professor Abhijit Sen Ministers and distinguished high-level representatives from around twenty countries formally launched a new Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network in Oxford on 6 June. Professor Abhijit Sen, India. Abhijit Sen 15 Aug 2013
43 Creative Commons Multidimensional Poverty in India: Insights from NSSO Data Multidimensional Poverty in India: Insights from NSSO Data. Sandip Sarkar 24 Apr 2013
44 Creative Commons Comparing Multidimensional Poverty and Consumption Poverty based on Primary Survey in India Comparing Multidimensional Poverty and Consumption Poverty based on Primary Survey in India. Rajeev Kumar 24 Apr 2013
45 Peter D. McDonald in conversation with Arvind Krishna Mehrotra Peter D. McDonald talks to Arvind Krishna Mehrotra about his work as a poet, critic and translator, focusing on the idea of triangulation and his interest in the intersections between languages and literary traditions. Peter McDonald, Arvind Mehrotra 23 Apr 2013
46 More News is Good News: Democracy and Media in India Prannoy Roy, director of New Delhi Television, gives a lecture on the history of NDTV and Indian television and the part democracy and rulership has played it's development. Prannoy Roy, John Lloyd, Daya Thussu, Geert Linnebank 29 Nov 2012
47 Creative Commons The Indian Sepoy in the First World War The role of India and the Indian Sepoy in the First World War. Santanu Das 29 Oct 2012
48 Creative Commons Kipling, the Elton John of his age? Professor Elleke Boehmer discusses why Kipling's writing, and his poetry of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in particular, launched him to international fame across the British Empire. Elleke Boehmer, Dominic Davies 08 Oct 2012
49 'Maritime Security in the Indian Ocean' and 'A New Era: The Iranian Navy, Strategy Expansion and Soft Power' Cdre Keith Winstanley (CCW RN Hudson Fellow) and Cdr Tracy Vincent (CCW US Navy Hudson Fellow give talks for the ELAC/CCW seminar series on 12 June 2012. Introduced by Dr Jan Lemnitzer. Keith Winstanley, Tracy Vincent, Jan Lemnitzer 02 Jul 2012
50 Sweetness and Light In this Anthropology Departmental Seminar, Professor Ann Gold (Syracuse University) examines 'ordinary pluralisms in a North Indian town'. 24 February 2012. Ann G Gold 27 Jun 2012
51 Creative Commons A Million Media Now! The Rise of India on the Global Scene Professor Daya Thussu, University of Westminster gives a talk for the Reuters Institute of Journalism seminar series. Daya Thussu 30 Apr 2012
52 Creative Commons The Irish Soldier in India, 1857-1922: The Formation and Negotiation of Stereotypes and Identities - Oxford Transnational and Global History Seminar Alexander Bubb, DPhil Candidate, English Faculty, Oxford, gives a talk for The Oxford Transnational and Global History Seminar series. Alexander Bubb 02 Feb 2012
53 Creative Commons Europe's Muslim Passions - Oxford Transnational and Global History Seminar Faisal Devji, Reader in Indian History, Oxford, gives a talk for the Oxford Transnational and Global History Seminar. Faisal Devji 02 Feb 2012
54 Europe in the World From the Oxford European Reunion in Paris, 6-8 May 2011. This session charts Europe's role in a changing, globalised world. Chris Patten, Anne Deighton, Barbara Harris-White, Alan Wolfe 23 Jan 2012
55 Dept Seminar: Saints of Justice, Spirits of Devastation In this Anthropology Dept Seminar, Helene Basu of Münster University examines 'Sorcery, Madness and Modernity in Western India'. 28 October 2011. Helene Basu 29 Nov 2011
56 Closing Questions and Answers Andrew Hamilton chairs the closing questions and answers session at the inaugural Oxford-India Day, held at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford on 17 June 2011. Andrew Hamilton 09 Nov 2011
57 Creative Commons India: The View from Oxford Sunali Rohra, Consultant, McKinsey and Company and Oxford Alumna, delivers a talk at the inaugural Oxford-India Day, held at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford on 17 June 2011. Sunali Rohra 09 Nov 2011
58 Creative Commons Kingship and the Roots of Indian Political Culture Dr Anna-Maria Misra, Fellow and Tutor in Modern History, Keble College, delivers a talk at the inaugural Oxford-India Day, held at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford on 17 June 2011. Anna-Maria Misra 09 Nov 2011
59 Inclusive Economic Growth in India: Basic Policy Issues Vijay Joshi, specialist in international Economics and development Economics, delivers a talk at the inaugural Oxford-India Day, held at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford on 17 June 2011. Vijay Joshi 09 Nov 2011
60 Creative Commons India-Oxford Cancer Research Dr Raghib Ali, Director of the INDOX Cancer Research Network, delivers a talk at the inaugural Oxford-India Day, held at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford on 17 June 2011. Raghib Ali 09 Nov 2011
61 Creative Commons Nationwide Studies of Indian Mortality Sir Richard Peto, Professor of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, delivers a talk at the inaugural Oxford-India Day, held at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford on 17 June 2011. Richard Peto 09 Nov 2011
62 Why India is the World's Most Interesting Country Professor Ramachandra Guha, historian and biographer, delivers the second keynote address at the inaugural Oxford-India Day, held at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford on 17 June 2011. Ramachandra Guha 09 Nov 2011
63 Oxford and India - an Enduring Relationship Lord Patten of Barnes delivers the first keynote address at the inaugural Oxford-India Day, held at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford on 17 June 2011. Chris Patten 09 Nov 2011
64 Welcome to the Oxford-India Day Professor Andrew Hamilton delivers the Welcome Address at the inaugural Oxford-India Day, held at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford on 17 June 2011. Andrew Hamilton 09 Nov 2011
65 Creative Commons Celebrating Gavin Williams: The political economy of development in an industrialising rural area of South India Judith Heyer gives a talk in the Agrarian Societies section of the Celebrating Gavin Williams conference, held in Oxford on 9-10 July 2010. Judith Heyer 23 Aug 2011
66 Body Arts: The Naga People Dr Vibha Joshi, a specialist in the Naga culture of northeast India, and Julia Nicholson from the Pitt Rivers Museum look at the unique traditions of hair and body ornaments,. Vibha Joshi, Julia Nicholson 22 Aug 2011
67 Creative Commons Marginal on the Map: Hidden Wars and Hidden Media in India's Noth-Eastern Frontier. OxPeace 2011 Arijit Sen, Gerda Henkel Fellow, Reuters Institute, Oxford, gives the second talk in the second session of the 2011 OxPeace Conference. Arijit Sen 17 May 2011
68 Creative Commons Soft News, Hard Sell: Journalism in Neo-Liberal India Daya Thussu, Professor of International Communication and Co-Director of India Media Centre, University of Westminster, gives a talk for the Reuters Institute of Journalism on 9th March, 2011. Daya Thussu 19 Apr 2011
69 Gateway of India: the implications of palaeoenvironmental change in the Thar desert, NW India, for the dispersal of Homo Sapiens James Blinkhorn, School of Archaeology, Oxford, talks at the 1st Oxford Interdisciplinary Desert Conference hosted by the School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, on the 15-16 April 2010. James Blinkhorn 24 Feb 2011
70 Dept Seminar: Forms of detachment and ethical regard In this Anthropology dept seminar (29 October 2010), Dr James Laidlaw (University of Cambridge) focuses on forms of detachment in North India, including the role of the anthropologist as observer. James Laidlaw 21 Feb 2011
71 Creative Commons Assessing the economic rise of China and India The recent economic rise of China and India has attracted a great deal of attention--and justifiably so. Pranab Bardhan 03 Feb 2011
72 'From Mission to Dialogue? Christianity in the Wake of Indian Independence' Dr Christopher Harding (Edinburgh University) presents his research on the history of Christian contemplatives in post-independence India. Christopher Harding 31 Jan 2011
73 Inquiry into the Simultaneous Existence of Malnutirion and Overweight in India Aravinda Gunupalli gives a talk entitled 'Inquiry into the Simultaneous Existence of Malnutirion and Overweight in India Using Quantile Regression'. Aravinda Gunupalli 20 Jul 2010
74 Creative Commons Cornelia Sorabji: Jowett's protégée in Oxford 1889-1893 Professor Richard Sorabji (Wolfson College, Oxford) - Cornelia Sorabji: Jowett's protígíe in Oxford 1889-1893. Richard Sorabji 03 Mar 2010
75 Creative Commons Repainting Ajanta: the global impact of the Frescoes and their copies Dr Rupert Arrowsmith (UCL) - 'Repainting Ajanta: the global impact of the Frescoes and their copies.'. Rupert Arrowsmith 03 Mar 2010
76 Creative Commons Tracing Indian students at Oxford before the Second World War Dr Sumita Mukherjee (Oxford) - 'Tracing Indian Students at Oxford before the Second World War'. Sumita Mukherjee 02 Mar 2010
77 Creative Commons Indian imperial crossings and the Oxford hub Professor Elleke Boehmer (Oxford) - 'Indian imperial crossings and the Oxford hub'. Elleke Boehmer 02 Mar 2010
78 Creative Commons Michael Madhusudan Datta (1824-1873): a young Bengali poet's exam script washes up on Albion's distant shore Dr Alex Riddiford - "Michael Madhusudan Datta (1824-1873): a young Bengali poet's exam script washes up on Albion's distant shore." This reading was delivered by Anshuman Mondal. Alex Riddiford, Anshuman Mondal 02 Mar 2010
79 Creative Commons Musings of Sir Mohammad Iqbal on the Place of Muslims in late Colonial India: Letters to Edward John Thompson, 1933-1934 Professor Humayun Ansari (RHUL) - 'Musings of Sir Mohammad Iqbal on the Place of Muslims in late Colonial India: Letters to Edward John Thompson, 1933-1934'. Humayun Ansari 02 Mar 2010
80 Creative Commons Introduction and Reading Opening of exhibition by Amitav Ghosh and a reading from his In an Antique Land. Introduced by Anshuman Mondal (Brunel). Amitav Ghosh, Anshuman Mondal 02 Mar 2010
81 Cancer Research in India Part 2 Dr Vinod Raina, co-founder of the INDOX Cancer Research Network, discusses the key achievements of INDOX and the challenges involved in doing clinical trials in India. Vinod Raina, Vanita Sharma 17 Dec 2009
82 Emerging Markets in a Nutshell Three leading academics discuss emerging markets and explore both the issues faced by the economies in China and Latin America and the challenges faced by companies looking to invest in or do business with them. Dana Brown, Eric Thun, Laurence Whitehead 07 Dec 2009
83 Creative Commons Young Lives Project: Children's experiences of poverty, adversity and inequality This talk looks at the work done by the Young Lives Project, a study which tracks 12,000 children across 4 developing countries over a 15 year period trying to find a scientific answer to the question of the causes of childhood poverty. Jo Boyden 28 Oct 2009
84 Pathology in Africa Dr Kenneth Fleming discusses the work that Oxford University is doing to help improve pathology services in Africa. Kenneth Fleming 13 Aug 2009
85 Childhood Cancer in the Developing World Professor Tim Eden talks about the challenges faced in curing childhood cancer in the developing world. Tim Eden, Vanita Sharma 16 Jun 2009
86 Introduction to Indian Literature in translation Professor Boehmer gives a short talk on her current research on Indian Literature in English, looking at the Post-Colonial world of literature and gives an introduction to studying World Literature in the Humanities Division. Elleke Boehmer 30 Apr 2009
87 Studying Buddhism Richard Gombrich, first academic director for the Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies (OCBS), gives a talk on Buddhism, from its Indian Origins, its history and its influence on Eastern culture. He also talks about the history of the OCBS. Richard Gombrich 29 Apr 2009
88 Cancer Research in India Dr. Raghib Ali discusses cancer in India, why Oxford University became interested in this problem and how IndOx has helped to improve the standard of clinical trials in India. Raghib Ali, Vanita Sharma 05 Feb 2009
89 Annual Elizabeth Colson Lecture 2008 The Annual Elizabeth Colson Lecture was on Wednesday 21st May 2008 at Somerville College, University of Oxford. Professor James C. Scott, Sterling Professor of Political Science, Yale University gave the lecture on the subject of Zomia, Southeast Asia. Roger Zetter, James C. Scott 27 May 2008