India Update 2018 – Voices of difference: minority positions in a majoritarian world

India Update 2018 – Voices of difference: minority positions in a majoritarian world

The India Update 2018 will be held on Thursday, 15 November and Friday, 16 November at ANU. More information at the event website.

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India Update 2018 – Voices of difference: minority positions in a majoritarian world

https://sari.anu.edu.au/india-update-2018-voices-of-difference-minority-positions-in-a-majoritarian-world/

The India Update 2018 will be held on Thursday, 15 November and Friday, 16 November at ANU. More information at the event website.

Film screening: ‘Arnav at Six’ and ‘Shikahar Singh’ by David MacDougall

https://sari.anu.edu.au/film-screening-arnav-at-six-and-shikahar-singh-by-david-macdougall/

Bring your lunch and enjoy the two short films by David MacDougall on Tuesday, 21 August at the Theatrette, ANU Sir Roland Wilson Building. More information at the event website.

Yoga, ethics and the care of the body: an experiential workshop

https://sari.anu.edu.au/yoga-ethics-and-the-care-of-the-body-an-experiential-workshop/

This half-day workshop includes short talks, practice sessions, and creative experiences. More information at the event website.

Public lecture – Heal the self, not the system: sexual violence in the global yoga industry

https://sari.anu.edu.au/public-lecture-heal-the-self-not-the-system-sexual-violence-in-the-global-yoga-industry/

In this talk Andrea Jain argues that attention to different and conflicting narratives of sexual violence in the yoga industry sheds light on larger systemic issues. More information at the event website.

Masterclass: capitalism and religion with Andrea R Jain

https://sari.anu.edu.au/masterclass-capitalism-and-religion-with-andrea-r-jain/

Professor Andrea Jain from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis will draw upon her work in religious studies, anthropology, sociology, and South Asian Studies to lead a seminar on new concepts and methods in the study of religion in capitalist society.

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

https://sari.anu.edu.au/why-the-triple-talaq-must-stop-interrogating-a-slice-of-contemporary-history-in-india/

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 […]

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The South Asia Research Institute fosters cutting-edge multidisciplinary research on South Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka). Examining the region’s rich past, complex present, and global impact, we illuminate the importance of India and its neighbours to Asia, the Pacific, Australia and the world.

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  • to set the agenda in national and international discourse about South Asia;
  • to nurture a world-class undergraduate and postgraduate program;
  • to serve as a partner and essential resource for those who focus on South Asia.