Chakrabarty
SARI presents: Chakrabarty: Climate change and the humanities

SARI presents: Chakrabarty: Climate change and the humanities

While the phenomenon of planetary climate change is defined primarily by natural scientists and is often addressed, in practical terms, by the policy sciences, this lecture asks: What can the more humanist disciplines – or the humanities, as a branch of thought – contribute to our understanding of the phenomenon and how are they, in […]

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SARI presents: Chakrabarty: Climate change and the humanities

http://sari.anu.edu.au/sari-presents-chakrabarty-climate-change-and-the-humanities/

While the phenomenon of planetary climate change is defined primarily by natural scientists and is often addressed, in practical terms, by the policy sciences, this lecture asks: What can the more humanist disciplines – or the humanities, as a branch of thought – contribute to our understanding of the phenomenon and how are they, in […]

SARI Presents: Yoga and the Body, Past and Present

http://sari.anu.edu.au/yoga-and-the-body-past-and-present/

Yoga, one of India’s most celebrated cultural exports, is an increasingly popular practice around the world. This symposium aims to add scholarly depth to one of the current “hot topics” in contemporary international communities of yoga practice: the cultural politics of the ideal body. We bring together experts from South Asian studies to anthropology to […]

Nationalism, medicine and the body: a master class

http://sari.anu.edu.au/nationalism-medicine-and-the-body-a-master-class/

Presented by the SARI with the support of the Research School of Asia and the Pacific. Professor Joseph Alter of Yale-NUS College will be holding a master class, “Nationalism, medicine and the body” for PhD students and early career researchers. Taking Professor Alter’s work on nature cure and Ayurveda in India as its starting point, the […]

‘Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani’? Home and Belonging in Films From and About India

http://sari.anu.edu.au/phir-bhi-dil-hai-hindustani-home-and-belonging-in-films-from-and-about-india/

  Presented as part of the Humanities Research Centre Seminar Series What does being “Indian” seem to imply in cinematic terms, we could ask. What, for instance, are the seemingly legitimate ‘ways of world-making’ open to persons with Indian roots who find themselves based elsewhere due to British policies of indentured labour, or to the […]

News: Hugh Owen Prize and Call for papers for the Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) Biennial conference

http://sari.anu.edu.au/news-hugh-owen-prize-and-call-for-papers-for-the-asian-studies-association-of-australia-asaa-biennial-conference/

    There are many exciting opportunities for all of us in the South Asia Studies community over the coming months. From student prizes to several conferences, including one at our very own ANU. Firstly, submissions for the Hugh Own Prize for the best undergraduate essay on South Asia are due by February first. This […]

44th Conference on South Asia, Madison Wisconsin, a quick report.

http://sari.anu.edu.au/44th-conference-on-south-asia-madison-wisconsin-a-quick-report/

SARI’s own McComas Taylor attended the 44th Conference on South Asia in Madison, Wisconsin and was kind enough to share his experiences and impressions of this amazing conference. (Picture: Professor Wendy Doniger’s Keynote speech, taken by the Author) It would be hard not to love Madison: a university town with bike lanes everywhere, surrounded by […]

SARI Fellows

Dr Meera Ashar

Research interests Colonial and Modern South Asia; Western India and Pakistan; Colonial Education;… [more]

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Dr Assa Doron

Areas of expertise Studies Of Asian Society Social And Cultural Anthropology Anthropology… [more]

Dr Assa Doron Dr Assa Doron

SARI presents: Chakrabarty: Climate change and the humanities

While the phenomenon of planetary climate change is defined primarily by natural scientists and is often… [more]

SARI presents: Chakrabarty: Climate change and the humanities SARI presents: Chakrabarty: Climate change and the humanities

SARI presents: Chakrabarty: Climate change and the humanities

While the phenomenon of planetary climate change is defined primarily by natural scientists and is often… [more]

SARI presents: Chakrabarty: Climate change and the humanities SARI presents: Chakrabarty: Climate change and the humanities

SARI presents: Chakrabarty: Climate change and the humanities

While the phenomenon of planetary climate change is defined primarily by natural scientists and is often… [more]

SARI presents: Chakrabarty: Climate change and the humanities SARI presents: Chakrabarty: Climate change and the humanities

Welcome to SARI

South Asia Research Institute is based at the Research School 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

Updated:  28 January 2016/ Responsible Officer:  SARI director/ Page Contact:  SARI director