News and Events

10
Nov

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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31
Oct

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

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 […]

23
Oct

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

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 […]

10
Oct

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

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 […]

27
Sep

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 […]

26
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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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