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1 Creative Commons Expulsion as Statecraft: Histories of Violence from the Asian Expulsion of 1972 to the Banyarwanda Crisis of 1982 Alicia Decker (Penn State) as part of the Conference - Expulsion: Uganda’s Asians and the Remaking of Nationality Alicia Decker 27 Jun 2022
2 Creative Commons Insecurities of Expulsion: Race, Violence, Citizenship and Afro-Asian Entanglements in Transregional Uganda Anneeth Kaur Hundle (UC Irvine) as part of the Conference - Expulsion: Uganda’s Asians and the Remaking of Nationality Anneeth Kaur Hundle 27 Jun 2022
3 Creative Commons Don't call yourselves Asian! Uganda's Indians and the problem of naming Taushif Kara (Cambridge) as part of the Conference - Expulsion: Uganda’s Asians and the Remaking of Nationality Taushif Kara 27 Jun 2022
4 Creative Commons Making Victory Visible in Idi Amin's Uganda Derek Peterson (Michigan) as part of the Conference - Expulsion: Uganda’s Asians and the Remaking of Nationality Derek Peterson 27 Jun 2022
5 Creative Commons Afrocentrism and the Indian Question: A Continental Reckoning with the Ugandan Expulsion Shobana Shanker (Stonybrook) as part of the Conference - Expulsion: Uganda’s Asians and the Remaking of Nationality Shobana Shanker 27 Jun 2022
6 Creative Commons OxPeace 2022 Session 3: Part 3 Ufra Mir presents "Peace-psychology: a Frontline Practitioner Perspective from Kashmir, South Asia." Ufra Mir 10 Jun 2022
7 A Debatable Empire Mishka Sinha (University of Oxford) speaks at the Oxford South Asian Intellectual History Seminar on 7 February 2022 Mishka Sinha 11 Mar 2022
8 B.R. Ambedkar's Sociophilia and Other Anti-Caste Sciences J. Daniel Elam (University of Hong Kong) speaks at the Oxford South Asian Intellectual History Seminar on 28 February 2022. J. Daniel Elam 11 Mar 2022
9 How ‘Dynasty’ Became a Modern Global Concept: Intellectual Histories of Sovereignty and Property Milinda Banerjee (University of St Andrews) speaks at the Oxford South Asian Intellectual History Seminar on 24 January 2022 Milinda Banerjee 11 Mar 2022
10 Researching South Asia: Climate Change Aditya Ramesh, Nausheen Anwar, Camelia Dewan, Chitra Venkatramani, Nikhil Anand in discussion Aditya Ramesh (Manchester) Nausheen Anwar (IBA, Karachi) Camelia Dewan (Oslo) Chitra Venkatramani (NUS) Nikhil Anand (UPenn) 01 Mar 2022
11 Researching South Asia: Animals Panel discussion on researching no human animals in South Asia Ambika Aiyadurai, Naisargi Dave, Radhika Govindrajan, Muhammad Kavesh 01 Mar 2022
12 Researching South Asia: Bureaucracy A panel discussion on he problems of research in South Asia. Yamini Aiyar, Maira Hayat, Zehra Hashmi, Akshay Mangla 01 Mar 2022
13 Researching South Asia: Kashmir Round table discussion Mona Bhan, Mohamad Junaid, Hafsa Kanjwal 27 Jan 2022
14 Affect as a Technology of Rule: Militarism in Pakistan Positioning dead body politics and ritualistic mourning as technologies of rule, through a focus on subjectivity, intimacy and affect, the talk will explicate the persuasive powers through which they seek to produce consensus and ideological conformity. Maria Rashid 26 Oct 2021
15 Borders and Identities: Who is a “Bangladeshi” in Assam? This talk explores the ambiguities surrounding Indian citizenship in Assam, Northeast India. With Malini Sur (University of Western Sydney) Malini Sur 22 Oct 2021
16 Delusional states: Love, Citizenship and Resistance in Gilgit-Baltistan This talk examines the emotional and intimate logics of occupation, citizenship, and state-making in Gilgit-Baltistan, a contested borderland between India and Pakistan that forms part of the Kashmir dispute. Nosheen Ali 10 Feb 2021
17 Creative Commons A Contrapuntal History of Hindustan Manan Amend (Columbia), gives a talk for the Asian Studies Centre seminar series. Manan Amend 04 Feb 2021
18 Cyclone Amphan: Living through the Climate Crisis In May 2020 a deadly tropical cyclone struck Eastern India and Bangladesh. Named ‘Amphan’ and classified as a ‘Super Cyclone’ this was almost certainly a climate change induced extreme event. Debjani Bhattacharyya, Jason Cons, Annu Jalais, Megnaa Mehtta 24 Jul 2020
19 The Young and the Restless: Youth and Politics in India Book reading and Discussion with Gurmehar Kaur Gurmehar Kaur, Ria Kapoor 01 Mar 2019
20 Creative Commons The Failure of South Asian Regionalism Lawrence Sáez speaks at the International Relations of India Seminar on 9 May 2018 Lawrence Sáez 10 Jul 2018
21 Kamila Shamsie on writing history in A God in Every Stone Author Kamila Shamsie reads from her 2014 novel A God in Every Stone, and discusses it with Prof. Elleke Boehmer and the audience. Kamila Shamsie, Elleke Boehmer 25 Aug 2017
22 How the BBC reaches digital audiences in South Asia Roopa Suchak, South Asia workstream lead, BBC gives a talk for the Business and Practice of Journalism seminar series. Introduction by Richard Sambrook. Roopa Suchak 31 Oct 2016
23 Creative Commons FMR 49 - Integrating resilience in South Asia Communities can strengthen their resilience by integrating disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation and poverty reduction measures. Mi Zhou, Dorien Braam 18 Jun 2015
24 Creative Commons Dr. Ansari and the Indian Medical Mission to the Ottoman Empire, 1912-13 Dr Burak Akcapar talks on his book 'People's Mission: Dr. Ansari and the Indian Medical Mission to the Ottoman Empire, 1912-13' published by Oxford University Press. Burak Akcapar 04 Dec 2014
25 Pakistan is a viable and not a failed state if...? Mehmood Khan Achakzai, Leader and the Chairman of Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party, delivered the inaugural Sarfraz lecture on October 30th 2014, at Wolfson College, Oxford. Mehmood Khan Achakzai 14 Nov 2014
26 Creative Commons Religion as a Motive for Exclusion in Contemporary Western Democracies A co-sponsored event from the Asian Studies Centre, the Dahrendorf programme for the Study of Freedom, the Middle East Centre and North American Studies Programme from the world renowned from the author of the award-winning book a Secular Age Charles Taylor 20 Jun 2014
27 Creative Commons Postcolonial Women Writers Professor Elleke Boehmer notes the distinct lack of women writers on the Post/Colonial Writing page of the Great Writers website, and explores why this is the case. Elleke Boehmer, Dominic Davies 08 Oct 2012
28 An Africanist's Legacy: Performing fragmentary movements - perspectives on the life-history of a Muslim dancer-choreographer Presented by Asst. prof. Zulfiker Hirji (University of York, Toronto) at 'An Africanist's Legacy - A Workship in Celebration of the Work of David Parkin', held at The School of Anthropology, Oxford, 8-9 July 2010. Zulfiker Hirji 24 Aug 2010