SOAS South Asia Institute Events
The events draw a varied audience with an interest in the region.
All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise stated. Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis.
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- The role of private electronic media in radicalising Pakistan
Speaker: Dr Kiran Hassan Discussant: Dr David Taylor (SOAS, University of London)
- From Benares to Boston: Ananda Coomaraswamy as Collector and Curator
Dr Pratapaditya Pal
For several decades the world’s foremost specialist of Indian, the Himalayas and South East Asian Art, Dr Pratapaditya Pal, will be speaking at SOAS on the pioneering collector and curator Ananda Coomaraswamy.
- The Waking and Sleeping of Lord Vishnu: A Seasonal Festival and the Archaeology of Royal Ritual
Michael Willis (British Museum)
- 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)
- Positioning Sufiana Kalam at Bradford Literature Festival
Irna Qureshi and Syima Aslam
- 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)
- Languages and Cultures Postgraduate Open Evening
Representatives from departments across the Faculty of Languages and Cultures will be available to answer your questions about postgraduate studies at SOAS.
- Malba and Mandirs: The Politics of Divine Resurgence in Delhi, 1911-1939
Deborah Sutton (Lancaster)
- BASAS 2014 Annual Lecture: “Only connect …” Interdisciplinarity, South Asian Studies and Gender
Professor Patricia Jeffery
In this lecture, Patricia aims to show how South Asian studies and gender studies—both interdisciplinary in their own right—have challenged and inspired her throughout her research and writing career.
- The vanishing wrestler: illegality and criminal mediation in urban Pakistan
Dr Paul Rollier (UCL)
Aamer Hussein (Research Associate, SOAS, University of London)
- Bailang and the Burmish Languages
Dr Nathan W. Hill (SOAS, University of London)