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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 Responsible Stakeholder or Challenger? Assessing India’s Foreign Policy Orientation via Leadership Travel Dr Walter Ladwig III presents on his excellent research project which seeks to explain India's foreign policy orientation by analysing the foreign travel patterns of Indian government leaders. Walter Ladwig III 17 May 2022
5 Citizenship Deprivation As the controversial Nationality and Borders Bill works its way through parliament in the UK, we investigate Clause 9 which focuses on citizenship deprivation and the rights of the Home Secretary to take somebody's citizenship away. Abhishek Saha, Rob McNeil, Jacqui Broadhead, Zoe Gardner 08 Apr 2022
6 Creative Commons The Global Merchants: The Enterprise and Extravagance of the Sassoon Dynasty Professor Joseph Sassoon in conversation with Dr Michael Willis about his recent book, The Global Merchants: The Enterprise and Extravagance of the Sassoon Dynasty (Allen Lane, Penguin Group, 2022). Emeritus Professor Avi Shlaim joins them. Joseph Sassoon, Michael Willis, Avi Shlaim, Eugene Rogan 24 Mar 2022
7 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
8 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
9 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
10 "Downward Equalization”: A Gandhian Inversion of Dignity and Rights-Claims Manu Samnotra (University of South Florida) speaks at the Oxford South Asian Intellectual History Seminar on 31 January 2022. For queries, please contact the seminar convenor at saih@history.ox.ac.uk Manu Samnotra 11 Feb 2022
11 Rule by Fear: Conceptualizing Democracy and Authoritarianism in Pakistan Ammar Ali Jan (Haqooq-e-Khalq Movement) speaks at the Oxford South Asian Intellectual History Seminar on 17 January 2022. For queries, please contact the seminar convenor at saih@history.ox.ac.uk. Ammar Ali Jan 27 Jan 2022
12 Yamunaparyatan: Journeying and Religious Conversion Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Deepra Dandekar, Leibnitz Zentrum Moderner Orient, Berlin, Germany Deepra Dandekar 21 Jan 2022
13 The cycle of devotion: circulation in pilgrimage, procession, and Darshan’s circuit in the Vithoba’s cult Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Eric Ferrie, Independent Scholar, Paris, France Eric Ferrie 21 Jan 2022
14 कृषितंत्रज्ञानाचे आदान प्रदान Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Pankaj Jaiswal, SPPU, Pune Pankaj Jaiswal 21 Jan 2022
15 Debating Sexuality: Morality in the Early-Twentieth-Century Marathi Literary Culture Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Rahul Sarwate, University of Ahmadabad Rahul Sarwate 21 Jan 2022
16 Marx Comes to Maharashtra: Javdekar, Satyagrahi Samajwad and the shaping of Transnational Emancipatory Thought Zones Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Rajeshwari Deshpande, SPPU, Pune Rajeshwari Deshpande 21 Jan 2022
17 Prabodhankar Thackeray: a paradoxical instigator of plurality in the Non-Brahmin Print sphere Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 -Suraj Thube, University of Oxford Suraj Thube 21 Jan 2022
18 Creative Commons Shimaga Reforms: Mapping Idea(s) of Obscenity in Colonial Maharashtra Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Madhura Damle, Presidency University, Kolkata Madhura Damle 18 Jan 2022
19 Creative Commons Circulation of thought processes as reflected in medieval temple sculptures in Maharashtra. Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Kumud Dileep Kanitkar, Independent Scholar, Mumbai Kumud Dileep Kanitkar 18 Jan 2022
20 Creative Commons ‘Sarudar khamb ani mahirapi’ among other things – Acculturation in the Architecture of eighteenth century Maharashtra Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Chetan Sahasrabuddhe, BN College of Architecture, Pune Chetan Sahasrabuddhe 18 Jan 2022
21 Creative Commons Mobility into Power of the Dalit-Women Sarpanchs and a Comparison with the Upper Caste- Male Sarpanchs in Maharashtra: A Story of Two Extremes on the Spectrum. Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Dhanmanjiri Sathe, Azeem Premji University, Bangalore Dhanmanjiri Sathe 18 Jan 2022
22 Creative Commons Circulation of Concepts in Ancient Western India: Some Case Studies Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Manjiri Bhalerao, Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, Pune Manjiri Bhalerao 18 Jan 2022
23 Countering the Visual Modern: A Case Study of A Periodical and A Public Sculpture Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Noopur Desai, Asia Art Archive in India, New Delhi Noopur Desai 18 Jan 2022
24 Creative Commons Resettling of the Learned Brahmanas of ancient Karad: An Epigraphical Analysis Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Rupali Mokashi, Ulhasnagar, Thane Rupali Mokashi 18 Jan 2022
25 Creative Commons Circulation of Communalism: The study of cow protection movement in Maharashtra (1890-1947) Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Devkumar Ahire, SPPU, Pune Devkumar Ahire 18 Jan 2022
26 Creative Commons Like Ink on the Water: Examining a Medieval Genealogical Document from Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Durga Kale, University of Calgary, Canada Durga Kale 18 Jan 2022
27 Creative Commons Trade, Circulation of Commodities and Transition in urban patterns in Deccan and Konkan towns in 17th& 18th Century Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Neelambari Bharat Jagtap, Shivaji University, Kolhapur Neelambari Bharat Jagtap 18 Jan 2022
28 Creative Commons ‘Government of Order’: Summary Executions & Official Impunity in Company India (c. 1818-1825) Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Nishant Gokhale, University of Cambridge Nishant Gokhale 14 Jan 2022
29 Creative Commons Legal Categories, Approaches and Responses to Kidnapping and Forced Marriages in Early Modern Marathi Documents Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Prashant, University of Exeter, UK Prashant 14 Jan 2022
30 Creative Commons Circulation of silver coins in the transition from Maratha to British rule Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Michihiro Ogawa, University of Tokyo, Japan Michihiro Ogawa 14 Jan 2022
31 Creative Commons मराठ्यांचे नजराणे Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Rahul Magar, SPPU, Pune Rahul Magar 14 Jan 2022
32 Creative Commons So Near Yet So Far: Marathi Speakers in Belgaum, Karnataka Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Gopa Sabharwal, University of Delhi Gopa Sabharwal 21 Dec 2021
33 Creative Commons From Russia to Bombay, from Bombay to Soviet Union and back: The journey of Annabhau Sathe’s Maza Russia cha Pravas. Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Anagha Bhat Behere, SPPU, Pune Anagha Bhat Behere 21 Dec 2021
34 Creative Commons Embodied Circulation of an Icon: The case of Janata Raja Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Aishwarya Walvekar, JNU, New Delhi Aishwarya Walvekar 21 Dec 2021
35 Creative Commons त्यांनी पाहिलेली विलायत: मराठी प्रवाशांनी १८६७ ते १९४७ या काळात लिहिलेल्या इंग्लंडच्या प्रवासवर्णनांचा सामाजिक अभ्यास Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Aditya Panse, Independent scholar, London Aditya Panse 21 Dec 2021
36 Travelling Santas, Circulation and Formation of ‘the Multilingual Local’ of World Literature in the early modern Marathi Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Sachin Ketkar, MS University, Vadodara Sachin Ketkar 21 Dec 2021
37 Creative Commons Circulation, Patronage, and Silence in the Practice of History Writing in Early Modern Maharashtra Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 -Roy S. Fischel, SOAS, University of London Roy S. Fischel 21 Dec 2021
38 Creative Commons Writing and circulation: a Material Approach to Early Modern Marathi Literature Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 -Prachi Deshpande, CSSS, Kolkata Prachi Deshpande 21 Dec 2021
39 Beggars On the Move: Hijra Journeys in the Eighteenth-century Deccan Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Mario da Penha, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA Mario da Penha 21 Dec 2021
40 Creative Commons Vanvās to Vārī: The Travel History of Songs and Poetry in Maharashtra Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Madhuri Deshmukh, Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, USA Madhuri Deshmukh 21 Dec 2021
41 Creative Commons Comparing two traditions: Workers' Theatre movement and Rashtra Seva Dal Kalapathak to trace the circulation of the form of Tamasha in nineteenth and twentieth century Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Makarand Sathe -Independent scholar, Pune Makarand Sathe 21 Dec 2021
42 Creative Commons मुस्लिम मराठी साहित्य चळवळ : मराठी मुस्लिम अस्मितेचे अभिसरण Part of the International Maharashtra Conference held in September 2021. Muphid Mujawar from Shivaji University, Kolhapur Muphid Mujawar 21 Dec 2021
43 Creative Commons Savarkar and the Making of Hindutva “Secularism” Vikram Visana (University of Huddersfield) speaks at the Oxford South Asian Intellectual History Seminar on 18 October 2021. Vikram Visana 17 Dec 2021
44 Feminist Historiography and the Political: Reflections on the Past and Future Tense Feminist Historiography and the Political: Reflections on the Past and Future Tense Mrinalini Sinha (University of Michigan) speaks at the Oxford South Asian Intellectual History Seminar on 25 October 2021. Mrinalini Sinha 16 Dec 2021
45 Citizenship, Publicness and the Politics of Inclusive Democracy in India Suryakant Waghmore and Hugo Gorringe will discuss their recent edited volume on civility in India Suryakant Waghmore, Hugo Gorringe 29 Nov 2021
46 Hidden histories of science; Ammal, Darlington, Haldane, and India, 1930-1960 The twentieth century was a period which saw debates on ecology, cytology, genetics and eugenics in the West develop in new and interesting ways both positive and negative to understand the position of humans within the natural world. Vinita Damodaran 29 Nov 2021
47 History of Art Radio Hour with Dipti Khera Dipti Khera is an Associate Professor in the Department of Art History and the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University. Dipti Khera, Geoff Batchen 25 Nov 2021
48 The Lessons of 1950: Partition, and the making of the India- Pakistan Dynamic The years that immediately followed their partition offer many interesting insights into the shaping of the India- Pakistan dynamic Pallavi Raghavan (Ashoka University, Delhi) 19 Nov 2021
49 Amnon Aran - Israeli foreign policy since the end of the Cold War Amnon Aran maps the development of Israeli foreign policy since the end of the Cold War Amnon Aran 18 Nov 2021
50 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
51 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
52 Theft of Time: Notes on Spolia and the Writing of Indian History Sudipta Sen (University of California, Davis) speaks at the Oxford South Asian Intellectual History Seminar on 26 April 2021. Sudipta Sen 23 Jun 2021
53 A Historian among the Goddesses of Modern India Sumathi Ramaswamy (Duke University) speaks at the Oxford South Asian Intellectual History Seminar on 31 May 2021. Sumathi Ramaswamy 17 Jun 2021
54 "वासाड गावाचा धनगर राजा": Ecological Refugees in Ancestral Grass-scape (Historical life space and changing socio-economic dynamics) Saili Palande-Datar gives the fourth and final presentation on the second day of the Maharashtra Studies Conference. Saili Palande-Datar 28 Apr 2021
55 Mobilizing transregional indigenous identities on cross-sectional borders Bina Sengar gives the third presentation on the second day of the Maharashtra Studies Conference. Bina Sengar 28 Apr 2021
56 Persian Cosmopolis and World Literature in Precolonial Marathi Literary Historiography Sachin Ketkar gives the second presentation on the second day of the Maharashtra Studies Conference. Sachin Ketkar 28 Apr 2021
57 Circuits of interchange and influence: The 1979 Rucha issue on Urdu and Marathi modernist poetry Anjali Nerlekar gives the first talk on the second day of the Maharashtra Studies Conference. Anjali Nerlekar 28 Apr 2021
58 Education, Nationalism and the Native Body: the Pradnya Pathshala Project Rahul Sarwate gives the fourth presentation on the first day of the Maharashtra Studies Conference. Rahul Sarwate 28 Apr 2021
59 सत्ता तुझी राणीबाई: Royals in Marathi Writings Shraddha Kumbhojkar gives the third presentation for the first day of the Maharashtra Studies Conference. Shraddha Kumbhojkar 28 Apr 2021
60 Like Milk and Sugar Dominic Vendell gives the second presentation for the first day of the Maharashtra Studies Conference. Dominic Vendell 28 Apr 2021
61 Chand Bibi between Persianate cosmopolitanism and regional particularism Roy Fischel gives the first presentation for the first day of the Maharashtra Studies Conference. Roy Fischel 01 Apr 2021
62 Kashmir and the State of Exception Habeel Iqbal gives a talk as part of the Oxford Transitional Justice Research (OTJR) Seminar Series. Habeel Iqbal 18 Mar 2021
63 Book at Lunchtime: Royals and Rebels: The Rise and Fall of the Sikh Empire TORCH Book at Lunchtime webinar on Royals and Rebels: The Rise and Fall of the Sikh Empire, written by Dr Priya Atwal. Priya Atwal, Faisal Devji, Polly O’Hanlon, Wes Williams 28 Jan 2021
64 Dr Priya Atwal on 'Princesses Bamba and Catherine Duleep Singh at Oxford' Historian, Dr Priya Atwal, takes a look at the lives of some of the University of Oxford's first Indian students. Priya Atwal 30 Nov 2020
65 Creative Commons Jeko Khere So Khaye (He who tills has the right to eat); 'development' and the politics of agrarian reform in late 1940s and early 1950s in Sindh Sarah Ansari (Royal Holloway) gives a talk for the Asian Studies Centre seminar series. Sarah Ansari 26 Nov 2020
66 Rajput loyalties in the Mughal age Cynthia Talbot (Texas at Austin) gives a talk for the Asian Studies Centre seminar series on Mughal India and the Rajput. Cynthia Talbot 12 Nov 2020
67 Global histories of hierarachy? Reflections from India on Caste, race and the Black Lives Matter movement Nayanika Mathur (Oxford) and Rosalind O'Hanlon (Oxford) give a talk for the Modern South Asian Studies seminars on the Black Lives Matter movement. Nayanika Mathur, Rosalind O'Hanlon 11 Nov 2020
68 Domestic audience costs and foreign policy making in India: recent shifts in the BJP's strategy Unlike ever before in India’s history, domestic political calculations and audience costs dictate the shaping of the country’s foreign and security policy. Happymon Jacob 05 Nov 2020
69 Pandemic as event: thinking modern Indian society through a crisis Conjunctures and crises reveal the fault lines of a society. Covid 19 and the resultant lockdown in India have brought back memories of the devastation wrought by the flu epidemic of 1918 and the political crackdown by the colonial government. Dilip Menon 05 Nov 2020
70 Performance and Power in Delhi The passage of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in December 2019 has ushered in a new form of politics in India. Akash Bhattacharya, Harsh Mander, Abhik Chimni, Neha Dixit 02 Oct 2020
71 The Kafala System Hajar Meddah, Felix Walker and Piotr Schulkes discuss the Middle East’s controversial Kafala system, that allows employers to exploit workers and undermine their rights without breaking the law. Hajar Meddah, Felix Walker, Piotr Schulkes 28 Sep 2020
72 Creative Commons Tagore: The Distinctiveness of the Global - Prof PK Datta Prof PK Datta from Jawaharlal Nehru University speaks on Rabindranath Tagore. PK Datta 21 May 2020
73 Life and thought of Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit: Prof Manu Bhagavan Professor Manu Bhagavan, of Hunter College and CUNY, speaks on the life and work of Indian diplomat and politician Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit. Manu Bhagavan 21 Apr 2020
74 Jawaharlal Nehru on International Relations: Prof Judith Brown Professor Judith Brown discusses the international thought of India's first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru. Judith Brown 21 Apr 2020
75 Creative Commons The First World War, India and Empire Professor Santanu Das discusses the complexity of commemoration, the messiness of history and the role of scholarly emotion with Kate McLoughlin. Kate McLoughlin, Santanu Das 27 Mar 2020
76 Ethics at the Edge of Madness Ethics at the Edge of Madness - Mental Health in India – Bridging the Gap Anand Vivek Taneja 20 Jan 2020
77 The Opioid Epidemic in India The Opioid Epidemic in India - Mental Health in India – Bridging the Gap Bhrigupati Singh 20 Jan 2020
78 Psychoanalysis of the Oppressed, A Practice of Freedom Psychoanalysis of the Oppressed, A Practice of Freedom - Mental Health in India – Bridging the Gap Ankhi Mukherjee 20 Jan 2020
79 Issues in Public Health in India Issues in Public Health in India - Mental Health in India – Bridging the Gap Keshav Desiraju 20 Jan 2020
80 The Indian Oedipus The Indian Oedipus - Mental Health in India – Bridging the Gap Shruti Kapila 20 Jan 2020
81 Welcome Welcome - Mental Health in India – Bridging the Gap Roger Goodman, Baroness Royall of Blaisdon 20 Jan 2020
82 Mental health and stress the multi-disciplinary teams approach Mental health and stress the multi-disciplinary teams approachl - Mental Health in India – Bridging the Gap Georgia Watson 20 Jan 2020
83 Community-based interventions for common mental disorders in low and middle-income countries Community-based interventions for common mental disorders in low and middle-income countries - Mental Health in India – Bridging the Gap Soumitra Pathare 20 Jan 2020
84 Public Health England’s Global Mental Health initiative Public Health England’s Global Mental Health initiative - Mental Health in India – Bridging the Gap Anees Pari 20 Jan 2020
85 Non-specialist health worker interventions for mental health care in low- and middle- income countries Non-specialist health worker interventions for mental health care in low- and middle- income countries - Mental Health in India – Bridging the Gap Prathap Tharyan 20 Jan 2020
86 Opening address Opening address - Mental Health in India – Bridging the Gap Premila Webster 20 Jan 2020
87 Responsive mental health systems to address the poverty, homelessness and mental illness nexus Responsive mental health systems to address the poverty, homelessness and mental illness nexus - Mental Health in India – Bridging the Gap Lakshmi Narasimhan 20 Jan 2020
88 Innovative provision of primary mental health care in rural India Innovative provision of primary mental health care in rural Indial - Mental Health in India – Bridging the Gap Pallab Maulik 20 Jan 2020
89 Ecology and Mental Health in India Ecology and Mental Health in India - Mental Health in India – Bridging the Gap Maan Barua, Sushrut Jadhav 20 Jan 2020
90 Identifying perinatal depression in resource-constrained settings Identifying perinatal depression in resource-constrained settings - Mental Health in India – Bridging the Gap Gracia Fellmeth 20 Jan 2020
91 The Mental Health Act in India - what next? The Mental Health Act in India - what next? - Mental Health in India – Bridging the Gap Keshav Desiraju 20 Jan 2020
92 Working outside the traditional clinical model Working outside the traditional clinical model - Mental Health in India – Bridging the Gap Anna Tharyan 20 Jan 2020
93 Book at Lunchtime: India, Empire and First World War Culture TORCH Book at Lunchtime event on India, Empire and First World War Culture by Professor Santanu Das. Held on 20th November 2019. Santanu Das, Yasmin Khan, Laura Marcus, Jay Winter 20 Nov 2019
94 Supriya Chaudhuri, Significant Lives: biography, autobiography, gender, and women's history in South Asia Chaired by Elleke Boehmer. Supriya Chaudhuri 18 Nov 2019
95 Histories of Emergence Ravinder Kaur (Associate Professor of Modern South Asian Studies, Copenhagen) gives a lecture on history and public policy. Ravinder Kaur 29 Sep 2019
96 Water and the Economic History of India Tirthankar Roy (Professor in Economic History, Department of Economic History, LSE) gives a lecture on ‘Water and the Economic History of India’. Tirthankar Roy 28 Sep 2019
97 Protecting newsrooms from political pressures Bobby Ghosh, editorial board member at Bloomberg Opinion, explains how traditional revenue models in India make it challenging to resist external pressures on reporting – but there is a still way through it. Bobby Ghosh 17 Jun 2019
98 The Social Life of Modernism: Conversation, Literary Community, and Espionage in 1930s Calcutta This talk from TORCH Global South Visiting Professor Supriya Chaudhuri will be illustrated with images from the Parichay archives and related documents and correspondence. Supriya Chaudhuri 09 Apr 2019
99 The Young and the Restless: Youth and Politics in India Book reading and Discussion with Gurmehar Kaur Gurmehar Kaur, Ria Kapoor 01 Mar 2019
100 India's Social Media Elections Dr Vidya Narayanan of the Oxford Internet Institute on how India's 2019 general elections will be affected by the influence of social media Vidya Narayanan 18 Feb 2019