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SARI Lecture: Sanskrit and the city: reading Kāvya for a behavioural history of early India

SARI Lecture: Sanskrit and the city: reading Kāvya for a behavioural history of early India

  Shonaleeka Kaul Basham Room, Baldessin Precinct Building (110), Ellery Crescent, ANU Monday, 21 November, 2016 – 13:00 to 14:30   Shonaleeka Kaul is the author of Imagining the Urban (Seagull Books, 2010) where she turns to Sanskrit literature to discover the characteristics—both physical and social—of ancient Indian cities. Kaul examines nearly a thousand years […]

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SARI Lecture: Sanskrit and the city: reading Kāvya for a behavioural history of early India

http://sari.anu.edu.au/sari-lecture-sanskrit-and-the-city-reading-kavya-for-a-behavioural-history-of-early-india/

  Shonaleeka Kaul Basham Room, Baldessin Precinct Building (110), Ellery Crescent, ANU Monday, 21 November, 2016 – 13:00 to 14:30   Shonaleeka Kaul is the author of Imagining the Urban (Seagull Books, 2010) where she turns to Sanskrit literature to discover the characteristics—both physical and social—of ancient Indian cities. Kaul examines nearly a thousand years […]

Australia must do more to embrace emerging India

http://sari.anu.edu.au/australia-must-do-more-to-embrace-emerging-india/

Assa Doron, Director of the South Asia Institute was interviewed by the ANU media team ahead of the India Update: Ideas from India. See what he had to say here: http://www.anu.edu.au/news/all-news/australia-must-do-more-to-embrace-emerging-india

10 – 11 November 2016-Ideas from India: an update on contemporary India

http://sari.anu.edu.au/10-11-november-2016-ideas-from-india-an-update-on-contemporary-india/

The South Asia Research Institute at ANU College of Asia and the Pacific will be hosting the India Update – a symposium bringing together scholars, media and policymakers to debate the current and future challenges facing India and the South Asia region.   The event will explore four key themes:   Governance, Conflict and Political […]

SARI Annual Public Lecture: Prof. N. Menon: Mother India (Bharat Mata) and her Unruly Daughters

http://sari.anu.edu.au/sari-annual-public-lecture-prof-n-menon-mother-india-bharat-mata-and-her-unruly-daughters/

Bharat Mata ki beti (daughters of Mother India) is a contradiction in terms, for the Motherland produces only sons – Hindu savarna (uper caste) sons to protect their mother’s ever fragile honour. Who are the daugters, especially the unruly daughters? in this lecture Professor Nivedita Mennon will explore potential and actual resistances to the Hindu […]

 

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 Presents

India Update: Ideas From India

10-11 November

Panels

See full program here

Updated:  12 November 2016/ Responsible Officer:  SARI director/ Page Contact:  SARI director