Public Lecture- The Human and the Geological: On Anthropocene Time

Public Lecture- The Human and the Geological: On Anthropocene Time

Professor Dipesh Chakrabarty Lawrence A. Kimpton Distinguished Service Professor, University of Chicago Dean’s Distinguished Visitor, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific   Thursday 24 August 5:30pm – 7.30pm Sir Rolad Wilson Building Theatrette 2.02 Sir Roland Wilson Building #120 McCoy Circuit, ANU RSVP by 21 August 2017 https://anthropocene_time. eventbrite.com.au   This lecture discusses how […]

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Public Lecture- The Human and the Geological: On Anthropocene Time

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Professor Dipesh Chakrabarty Lawrence A. Kimpton Distinguished Service Professor, University of Chicago Dean’s Distinguished Visitor, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific   Thursday 24 August 5:30pm – 7.30pm Sir Rolad Wilson Building Theatrette 2.02 Sir Roland Wilson Building #120 McCoy Circuit, ANU RSVP by 21 August 2017 https://anthropocene_time. eventbrite.com.au   This lecture discusses how […]

Event: At the Margins of the Indonesian-Malay World? Thoughts about Malay writing in Sri Lanka

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ANU Malaysia Institute Event Venue Institutes Boardroom, 1.12 Coombs Extension Building (8), Fellows Road, Australian National University   Date Wednesday, 26 July, 2017 – 16:00 to 17:30   This talk marks the end of a four year, British Library-funded project to find, survey and digitize Malay writing in Sri Lanka. The Malay community of Sri […]

Prepare for the long haul in India’s GST roll-out

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29 June 2017 Author: Rajiv Kumar, Pahle India Foundation India faces an uphill battle before it will have an efficiently operating Goods and Services Tax (GST). Besides confusion over the applicable rate for certain products among retailers, service sector companies also face the daunting prospect of having to deal with not just the Union but […]

Workshop- Theorizing Religion, Craft, and Infrastructure in India: Anthropological and Historical Perspectives

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Date: Wednesday 28 June Time: 10-12:30 Venue: Coombs Extension Building , Room 1.12 Abstract: How are primordial acts of making conceptualized and appropriated in the work of subsequent human makers? This workshop focuses on diverse and changing representations of the deity Vishwakarma, “Universe Maker.” A divine craftsman in Hindu and Buddhist mythology, the deity has historically […]

Talk – Cloth, Commerce and Colonialism: Framing the Cultural and Commercial Interactions in the Indian Ocean World

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Talk – Cloth, Commerce and Colonialism: Framing the Cultural and Commercial Interactions in the Indian Ocean World   Date: Thusday 29 June, 2017 Time: 10.30am-12.00pm Venue:  Institutes Boardroom, 1.12 Coombs Extension, Building 8, Australian National University    Abstract:  Ideas and commerce recognize no boundaries.  The movement of commerce along the seas, could and effectively did, […]

Talk- Mahesh Sharma, The Shifting Hindu Religious-Scape: Courts, Land-records, and Photographs

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Date: Monday 3rd of July Time: 3-4:30pm Venue: Room 1.12, Institutes Boardroom, Coombs Extension Building, Building 8   In the 1750s a major peasant shrine was appropriated by the Nath-Jogis, who were supported by the Raja of Kangra and firmed up a new relationship between the state and the ascetic agency. In the 1880s, the Brahmin priests started marginalising […]

 

Welcome to SARI

South Asia Research Institute is based in the College of Asia and the Pacific at the Australian National University. Our aim is to support research on South Asia and promote links and collaborative projects focussing on the countries of South Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka). SARI is committed to advancing an interdisciplinary approach across the social sciences, and in particular, in the fields of history, culture and society of the region.

The aim of SARI is to bring together on a common platform people with expertise in South Asia across diverse disciplinary background at the ANU. These include anthropology, linguistics, cultural studies, human geography, comparative literature, economics, political science, international relations, development studies, history, Sanskrit and Hindi.


 

SARI Showcase

India Update 2016: Ideas From India

10-11 November, 2016

Panels

See full program here

Updated:  31 March 2017/ Responsible Officer:  SARI director/ Page Contact:  SARI director