Hirashasan: Ruling diamonds in the realm of Gonds – Adda Seminar

Hirashasan: Ruling diamonds in the realm of Gonds – Adda Seminar

ADDA Seminar Date: 22 May 2018 Time: 12-1pm Venue: SDSC Reading Room, Room 3.27, Hedley Bull, Building 130, ANU Abstract: District administration of Panna in Madhya Pradesh state in India use the term Hirashasan for the rules that govern the mining and trade of diamonds. Extracting diamonds from the ground in Panna encompasses diverse extractive […]

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Hirashasan: Ruling diamonds in the realm of Gonds – Adda Seminar

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ADDA Seminar Date: 22 May 2018 Time: 12-1pm Venue: SDSC Reading Room, Room 3.27, Hedley Bull, Building 130, ANU Abstract: District administration of Panna in Madhya Pradesh state in India use the term Hirashasan for the rules that govern the mining and trade of diamonds. Extracting diamonds from the ground in Panna encompasses diverse extractive […]

Sacred Sites and Stories

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ADDA Seminar Date: 17 April 2018 Time: 12-1pm Venue: Institutes Boardroom, 1.12 H C Coombs Extension Abstract: This project looks at the relationship between sacred sites and stories. It is based on field work done in India and Mauritius and on textual sources. The focus is on the relationship between sacred site stories and rituals […]

The Visnupurana: An ancient Indian history of everything and guide to life

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ADDA Seminar Date: 27 March 2018 Time: 12-1pm Venue: Institutes Boardroom, 1.12 H C Coombs Extension Abstract: The Visnupurana, a Sanskrit text of about 7000 verses, reached its final form in about the 5th century of the current era. It is one of the earliest attempts to create a history or the world, and is […]

Blasphemy in Pakistan: A spectacle of Piety

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PhD Pre-Submission Seminar  Date: 23rd March, 2018  Time: 3pm Venue: Milgate Room, A.D. Hope Building, ANU  Blasphemy allegations in Pakistan in recent years have led to a student getting lynched on a university campus, neighborhoods getting burnt down by angry mobs, and a governor getting killed by his own security guard, among other similar incidents. Pakistan inherited […]

Why the triple talaq must stop: Interrogating a slice of contemporary history in India

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Presenter: Professor Syed Tanveer Nasreen, University of Burdwan Event date: 4–5.30pm 26 April 2018 Venue: Barton Theatre, JG Crawford Building #132, ANU TBC Unlike the Hindu community that experienced reforms in their personal laws that dictate matters relating to marriage, inheritance and other matters pertaining to the domestic sphere, the Muslim community in India continues […]

Seminar – Why Is the Lotus the Primordial Symbol of Lakshmi, the Goddess of Wealth in India?: Why the Answer is Obvious to a Midwife but Not to an Economist

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SARI member, Associate Professor Chris Gregory, will be delivering a seminar at the Anthropology Series, titled: Why Is the Lotus the Primordial Symbol of Lakshmi, the Goddess of Wealth in India?: Why the Answer is Obvious to a Midwife but Not to an Economist Date:  28th Feb 2018 Time: 9.30 Venue: 1.13 Coombs Extension, Australian […]

Welcome to SARI

South Asia Research Institute is based in the College of Asia and the Pacific at the Australian National University. Our aim is to support research on South Asia and promote links and collaborative projects focussing on the countries of South Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka). SARI is committed to advancing an interdisciplinary approach across the social sciences, and in particular, in the fields of history, culture and society of the region.

The aim of SARI is to bring together on a common platform people with expertise in South Asia across diverse disciplinary background at the ANU. These include anthropology, linguistics, cultural studies, human geography, comparative literature, economics, political science, international relations, development studies, history, Sanskrit and Hindi.


SARI Showcase

India Update 2016: Ideas From India

10-11 November, 2016

Panels

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Updated:  19 June 2018/ Responsible Officer:  SARI director/ Page Contact:  SARI director