Events

07
Mar

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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24
Feb

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

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 […]

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30
Jan

Time for the Fruit to Fall? Deathbed Narratives in Modern Indian Literature & Morality and the Labour of Care – SARI Adda Seminar

Date: Friday, 9 February, 2018 Time: 12-1pm Venue: Institutes Boardroom, 1.12 Coombs Extension, 9 Fellows Road, Australian National University To begin our Adda seminar series of 2018 we have two superb lectures – back to back! Dr Ira Raja (University of Delhi), whose talk is titled: ‘Time for the Fruit to Fall? Deathbed Narratives in […]

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25
Jan

SARI Annual Public Lecture – When Casey met Gandhi: The Governor, the Mahatma, and the Endgame of Empire

Date: Wednesday, 14 February, 2018 Time: Refreshments from 5pm, Lecture from 5.30pm Venue: Hedley Bull 2, 130 Garran Road, Acton, ACT, 2601  Registration is free and essential on Eventbrite  R. G. Casey was one of Australia’s most prominent statesmen, who returned to Australia with extensive diplomatic experience after the Second World War, serving with distinction as […]

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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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