Events

08
Aug

Adda: South Asian Seminar Series 2017

Adda is SARI’s new space of conversation and debate on South Asian studies at the ANU. For this lunchtime series, bring a bite to eat and listen to exciting new works in progress by colleagues at the ANU and visitors to Canberra. Speakers will present their ideas for 30min to 1 hour, followed by lively discussion. […]

08
Aug

“Ideas of India” – Seminar by Dipesh Chakrabarty

Date: 15 August 2017 Time: 12:30-2:30 Venue: 1.12 Regional Institutes Boardroom, Coombs Extension Speaker – Dipesh Chakrabarty “Ideas of India” In 1997, fifty years after India and Pakistan were declared independent and sovereign nation-states, Sunil Khilnani wrote his book ‘The Idea of India’ in which he declared “Of the many possible ideas of India, The Idea […]

31
Jul

Workshop- Self-Reflective Yoga: Practice-based Learning

Date: Tuesday 8 August, 2017 Time: 12:30-1:45pm Venue: Sir Roland Wilson Building Conference Room 1.02  Taught by Alan Goode, Director of Yoga Mandir, this free workshop is the third of three workshops that will introduce you to key ideas about yoga and show you how to understand your experiences beyond your physical body. Alan Goode […]

28
Jul

Workshop: Time, Technologies and the Anthropocene: Asian and Oceanic Perspectives

September 11‐12, 2017 There have been many arguments about whether human notions of time are universal or whether they are conceptualised and experienced differently in different linguistic and cultural contexts. Beyond ancient debates about time as linear, circular or spiral in conception, there has been discussion engaging anthropologists, archaeologists, linguists, historians, literature and cultural studies […]

Filed under: Events, News and Events

28
Jul

Event – Superfast Primetime Ultimate Nation: The Relentless Invention of Modern India

Adda: South Asian Seminar Series and La Trobe University presents Superfast Primetime Ultimate Nation: The Relentless Invention of Modern India Date: Thursday, 14 September, 2017 Time: 12:00-1:30pm Speaker: Adam Roberts Venue: Institutes Boardroom, 1.12 Coombs Extension, Building 8 Registration is free and essential on Eventbrite.  Abstract: Today, India stands on the threshold of global dominance. And […]

24
Jul

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 Registration is free and essential via Eventbrite.  […]

Filed under: Events, News and Events

18
Jul

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

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 […]

26
Jun

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

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 […]

Filed under: Events, News and Events

26
Jun

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

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, […]

19
Jun

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

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 […]

Older Posts »

Updated:  9 August 2017/ Responsible Officer:  SARI director/ Page Contact:  SARI director