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09
Oct

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 […]

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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Andrea R. Jain
30
Jul

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.

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200 hours TTC Goa India by The Yoga People
30
Jul

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.  

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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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