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Department of History

South Asia History

The Faculty of Arts & Humanities, History Department, South Asia History Seminar Series.

Tuesday, 5pm, FG01 (Faber Building)

Open to the public - all welcome!

Convenors: Dr Roy Fischel and Dr Shabnum Tejani 

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Forthcoming Events

The ‘Rare Infliction’: The Great War and the Abolition of Flogging in the Indian Army

Radhika Singha (Jawaharlal Nehru University)

NOTE: This week's seminar will take place on Wednesday in room B102 (Brunei Gallery)

29 October 2014, Faber Building, 23/24 Russell Square, FG01, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

The Making of Exile: An Overview of the Sindhi Hindu Experience of Partition

Nandita Bhavnani (Independent Scholar, Mumbai)

NOTE: This week's seminar will take place on Wednesday in room B102 (Brunei Gallery)

11 November 2014, Faber Building, 23/24 Russell Square, FG01, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

History and Memory in the Making of Delhi’s Indo-Muslim Urban Identity, c. 1800-1900

Nishtha Singh (Bowdoin, SSAI) (http://www.soas.ac.uk/staff/staff95067.php)

18 November 2014, Faber Building, 23/24 Russell Square, FG01, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Malba and Mandirs: The Politics of Divine Resurgence in Delhi, 1911-1939

Deborah Sutton (Lancaster)

25 November 2014, Faber Building, 23/24 Russell Square, FG01, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Town, Territory, Paper, Partitions: Material-Spatial Cultures of Provincial Governance in Colonial Bengal, c. 1830-1860

Tania Sengupta (UCL)

2 December 2014, Faber Building, 23/24 Russell Square, FG01, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

“He May Be of the Homosexual Type”: Jodh Singh and the Construction of Ghadar Deviance in the Anglo-American Imagination During the First World War

Gajendra Singh (Exeter)

9 December 2014, Faber Building, 23/24 Russell Square, FG01, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM