India update

12
Dec
2016

ANU South Asia Research Institute Hosts 2016 India Update

On 10-11 November, 2016 the ANU South Asia Research Institute (SARI) hosted the 2016 India Update in the Hedley Bull Centre. The program, entitled Ideas from India brought together experts from across the world to discuss real-world issues facing India. The event began with a public lecture by Nivedita Menon of Jawaharlal Nehru University on […]

10
Nov
2016

2016 India Update – Ideas from India

The South Asia Research Institute at ANU College of Asia and the Pacific hosted 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 explored four key themes:   Governance, Conflict and Political Economy Language, Literature and […]

09
Nov
2016

SARI Annual Public Lecture – 2016 – 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 […]

28
Oct
2016

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 […]

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28
Oct
2016

Governance, Conflict and Political Economy

  Thursday 10 November 9:30-11:00 India: The tyranny of comparisons Michael Wesley, ANU How do transnational conflicts in Southwest Asia impact the Indian state’s attitude and behaviour towards its minority Muslim citizenry? Nishank Motwani, ANU Sanitation and society: Garbage, sewage and caste in India Robin Jeffrey, Institute of South Asian Studies, Singapore

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28
Oct
2016

Contested Pasts, Challenging Futures

Thursday 10 November 11:30 am-1:00pm The history that wasn’t: Interrogating modern labels for an ancient Sanskrit text Shonaleeka Kaul, JNU Populism in India Paul Kenny, ANU The terms of engagement: History, academic and public Meera Ashar, ANU

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28
Oct
2016

Gender, Development, Environment (part 1)

Thursday 10 November 2:00-3:30 pm Governing India with biometrics: The age of service and the future of life Lawrence Cohen, University of California Berkeley New developments: some big ideas from Delhi’s slums Annie McCarthy, ANU Contesting hydroscapes in India’s Himalayan river basins Doug Hill, University of Otago

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28
Oct
2016

Visual Culture and Ideas from India

Thursday 10 November 4:00-5:00 DiverCity: Contesting erasures Anjali Monteiro and K. P. Jayasankar, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

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28
Oct
2016

Gender, Development and Environment (Part 2)

Friday 11 November 9.15-10:45 Gender, development and environment in the context of post-disaster reconstruction: Indian experience and its relevance to developing countries Thiru Venkatachalam Santhals and education in Mayurbhanj Zazie Bowen, ANU Inclusive development and the Indian political economy Elizabeth Hill, Sydney University

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28
Oct
2016

Language, Literature and Media

Friday 11 November 11.15-1.15 After the divide: Language, exile, power and partition Rita Kothari, UTS, Gandhinagar Global excursions in Hindi Ian Woolford, La Trobe University Hindi today: At the crossroads of culture, commercialism, traditions and modernity Peter Friedlander, ANU City as news: Mediated desire and Bhasha media in ‘Global’ Bangalore Sahana Udupa, Central European University

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