News and Events

06
Sep

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 […]

06
Sep

Adda Seminar – A Rule of Law for Zomia

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 […]

31
Aug

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

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 […]

31
Aug

Cast Out: Women and the Politics of Impiety

Hosted by: Humanities Research Centre, Research School of Humanities and the Arts  Date: Tuesday 5 September Time: 4.30-5.45pm Venue: Theatrette, Sir Roland Wilson Building, Building #120, McCoy Cct, ANU The focus of this paper is women’s expulsion from religious community. Prof Sunder Rajan takes for her examination three literary texts, twentieth- century works of (quasi-historical) fiction […]

30
Aug

Life Cycle: a documentary screening followed by Q&A with Director Malini Sur

Presented by the South Asia Research Institute & Resources, Environment and Development Group, Crawford School of Public Policy Date: 4 October 2017 Time: 1-2pm Venue: Acton Theatre, Level 1, JG Crawford Building 132, Lennox Crossing, ANU Registration is free and essential on the Crawford School website. Life Cycle explores the place of the bicycle in […]

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 […]

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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.  […]

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