News and Events

15
Dec
2017

Documentary – Women at the Water’s Edge. Lives of women in a climate changed world

The film is based on Professor Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt’s ongoing research on the effects of climate change on women living in the villages of Sundarbans, focusing on how they are facing up to the challenges thrown by the rising sea levels, higher tidal surges that breach through the embankments that protect villages and farmlands, more frequent and […]

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10
Nov
2017

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
2017

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
2017

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
2017

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
2017

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
2017

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
2017

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
2017

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
2017

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 […]

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