SARI Annual Public Lecture 2018 – Professor G.N. Devy – Memory, language and aphasia: the future of human speech
Thursday, 15 November 2018 9.30am-11am, Hedley Bull Lecture Theatre 1 In this annual public lecture, Professor G.N. Devy, head of the People’s Linguistic Survey of India, examines what linguistic diversity — and its loss — can tell us about pressing and widespread concerns for minority rights in India and beyond. This address serves as the […]
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
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
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
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
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.
Adda seminar – Yoga and Indian soft power
Dr Patrick McCartney from the Kyoto University presents this seminar at 11am-12pm on Tuesday, 31 July 2018. More information at the event website.
2018 National Parliamentary Fellowships Program: India
The National Parliamentary Fellowship Program (NPFP) will select up to two fellows for a three-month foreign policy-focused research stay in New Delhi, India, to commence in September, 2018. The NPFP aims to identify and foster the development of a new generation of leaders, promoting investment in Australia-India relations through the networks which fellowship holders create. […]
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 […]
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 […]