India update

18
Dec
2020

India Update 2021: Belonging and Mobility

How does an understanding of the changes and challenges facing India in 2020 inform and inflect conversations internationally? The 2021 India Update will aim to explore questions of belonging and mobility in a year marked by debates over redefinitions of citizenship and belonging, global health crises, and new forms of mobility and immobility that are […]

25
Oct
2018

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

Dates : Thursday 15 November — Friday 16 November 2018 The South Asia Research Institute at ANU announces its biennial conference that brings together scholars, policymakers and cultural practitioners to take stock of recent developments. As India moves towards national elections, the India Update assesses key dynamics that are shaping the country and its neighbours. One question […]

12
Dec
2016

ANU South Asia Research Institute Hosts 2016 India Update

On 10-11 November, 2016 the ANU South Asia Research Institute (SARI) hosted the 2016 India Update in the Hedley Bull Centre. The program, entitled Ideas from India brought together experts from across the world to discuss real-world issues facing India. The event began with a public lecture by Nivedita Menon of Jawaharlal Nehru University on […]

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10
Nov
2016

2016 India Update – Ideas from India

The South Asia Research Institute at ANU College of Asia and the Pacific hosted the India Update – a symposium bringing together scholars, media and policymakers to debate the current and future challenges facing India and the South Asia region.   The event explored four key themes:   Governance, Conflict and Political Economy Language, Literature and […]

09
Nov
2016

SARI Annual Public Lecture – 2016 – Prof. N. Menon: Mother India (Bharat Mata) and her Unruly Daughters

Bharat Mata ki beti (daughters of Mother India) is a contradiction in terms, for the Motherland produces only sons – Hindu savarna (uper caste) sons to protect their mother’s ever fragile honour. Who are the daugters, especially the unruly daughters? in this lecture Professor Nivedita Mennon will explore potential and actual resistances to the Hindu […]

28
Oct
2016

SARI Annual Public Lecture: Prof. N. Menon: Mother India (Bharat Mata) and her Unruly Daughters

  Bharat Mata ki beti (daughters of Mother India) is a contradiction in terms, for the Motherland produces only sons – Hindu savarna (uper caste) sons to protect their mother’s ever fragile honour. Who are the daugters, especially the unruly daughters? in this lecture Professor Nivedita Mennon will explore potential and actual resistances to the […]

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28
Oct
2016

Governance, Conflict and Political Economy

  Thursday 10 November 9:30-11:00 India: The tyranny of comparisons Michael Wesley, ANU How do transnational conflicts in Southwest Asia impact the Indian state’s attitude and behaviour towards its minority Muslim citizenry? Nishank Motwani, ANU Sanitation and society: Garbage, sewage and caste in India Robin Jeffrey, Institute of South Asian Studies, Singapore

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28
Oct
2016

Contested Pasts, Challenging Futures

Thursday 10 November 11:30 am-1:00pm The history that wasn’t: Interrogating modern labels for an ancient Sanskrit text Shonaleeka Kaul, JNU Populism in India Paul Kenny, ANU The terms of engagement: History, academic and public Meera Ashar, ANU

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28
Oct
2016

Gender, Development, Environment (part 1)

Thursday 10 November 2:00-3:30 pm Governing India with biometrics: The age of service and the future of life Lawrence Cohen, University of California Berkeley New developments: some big ideas from Delhi’s slums Annie McCarthy, ANU Contesting hydroscapes in India’s Himalayan river basins Doug Hill, University of Otago

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28
Oct
2016

Visual Culture and Ideas from India

Thursday 10 November 4:00-5:00 DiverCity: Contesting erasures Anjali Monteiro and K. P. Jayasankar, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

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