Legacies of Partition, South Asia at Seventy: Reflections, Political and Personal

Legacies of Partition, South Asia at Seventy: Reflections, Political and Personal

2017 Anthony Low Commonwealth Lecture Date: 29 November  Time: 5.30-7pm Venue: Lecture Theatre 1, Hedley Bull Centre, 130 Garran Road Speaker: Robin Jeffrey Registration is free and essential via Eventbrite.  Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka have experienced immense improvements and remarkable changes in the seventy years since independence. Average life expectancy in 1947 was barely […]

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Legacies of Partition, South Asia at Seventy: Reflections, Political and Personal

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2017 Anthony Low Commonwealth Lecture Date: 29 November  Time: 5.30-7pm Venue: Lecture Theatre 1, Hedley Bull Centre, 130 Garran Road Speaker: Robin Jeffrey Registration is free and essential via Eventbrite.  Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka have experienced immense improvements and remarkable changes in the seventy years since independence. Average life expectancy in 1947 was barely […]

India Studies – A major offered by the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific INDS

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The ANU South Asia Research Institute is delighted to announce the approval of our newly refreshed India Studies major. We hope that this will be an exciting chance for students to deepen their understanding of India and its neighbours, and for us to build our undergraduate programs in this area. We hope that you can […]

Rogues and rebels’: Night walking, nostalgia and decadence in Postcolonial Calcutta

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SARI Adda Seminar Series Date: 7 November  Time: 12.30pm Venue: Institutes Boardroom, 1.12 Coombs Extension, Building 8 Registration is free and essential on Eventbrite.  This paper looks at the practice of night walking in the modern city, and a strong nostalgia for such nocturnal perambulations that confront some of the assumptions about Calcutta nightlife, largely […]

Adda Seminar: Technology and the future of work in India: An exploration of the (un)likely impact of automation in developing countries

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Date: 24 October Time: 12-1pm Venue: Institutes Boardroom, 1.12 Coombs Extension  Speaker: Sher Singh Verick, Visiting Fellow, ASARC and Deputy Director, ILO Decent Work Team for South Asia and Country Office for India South Asia Research Centre Adda Seminar Series Registration is free and essential on Eventbrite.   Abstract: Recent progress in robotics and artificial intelligence […]

ADDA Seminar – Teatime at the Northeast India-Bangladesh Border – Dr Malini Sur

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ADDA Seminar Series Date: 3 October 2017 Time: 12.30pm Venue: Institutes Boardroom, 1.12 Coombs Extension, Building 8 Registration is free and essential on Eventbrite.  Abstract      What can be learnt about affinity and alterity by considering how villagers and border troops collectively live in remote and often dangerous locations? Situating this question along South Asia’s longest […]

Adda Seminar – A Rule of Law for Zomia

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You are invited to attend the forthcoming Adda: South Asian Seminar Series event: A Rule of Law for Zomia: The meeting of local custom with formal legal, revenue, and administrative practice in early colonial Kumaon. 1815–1843 Date: Thursday 28 September 2017 Time: 12:30 – 2:00pm Venue: Institutes Boardroom, 1.12 Coombs Extension, Building 8, Australian National […]

 

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