Events

30
Jul

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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30
Jul

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.

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30
Jul

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.

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30
Jul

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.

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14
May

Public lecture – Dangers to democracy in India?

Public lecture Date: Wednesday 23 May 2018 Time: 4-5.45pm Speaker: Professor Katharine Adeney, University of Nottingham Venue: Weston Theatre, JG Crawford Building (132), Lennox Crossing, ANU Register at Eventbrite   Light refreshments from 4pm before the lecture commences at 4.30pm India is often cited as being the world’s largest democracy. It scores well on international […]

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10
May

Seminar – The songs of belonging: genealogy, community, livelihood and resistance

Seminar Date: Thursday 24 May 2018 Time: 4.30-6pm Speaker: Mukesh Kumar, University of Technology Sydney Venue: Basham Room, Baldessin Precinct Building (110), Ellery Crescent, ANU Abstract: When the Meo peasant community in north India underwent the process of Islamization mainly at the hands of a reformist group called the Tablighi Jamaat, the centuries-old tradition of the dependent […]

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05
Apr

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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05
Apr

Sacred Sites and Stories

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 […]

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21
Mar

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

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 […]

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19
Mar

Blasphemy in Pakistan: A spectacle of Piety

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 […]

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