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SOAS South Asia Institute

SSAI Annual Lecture

The date of the next annual lecture will be advertised in due course.

All are welcome.  Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis.

For further information please contact the Institute.

Previous Events in this series

Unruly Subjects and Freedom Imagining: Transborder Connections in Colonial India

Professor Yasmin Saikia (Arizona State University)

7 May 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 6:15 PM - 8:00 PM

Why South Asians Don't Write Good Biographies, and Why They Should

Ramachandra Guha (Indian writer, public intellectual)

25 November 2011, Lecture Hall, The British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH , 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Does the Mahabharata Approve of Ekalavya cutting off his Thumb? and Other Tales of Dalits in Ancient India

Professor Wendy Doniger

Wendy Doniger is one of the foremost scholars of Hinduism in the world and will be this year's Centre of South Asian Studies Annual Lecture speaker.

30 November 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Lecture: Mughal Gardens and Other Approaches to Landscape and Nature

Professor Ebba Koch (Vienna University and Austrian Academy of Sciences)

27 May 2010, Brunei Gallery, Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

2009 Annual Lecture: From the Classical toward the Medieval: Understanding the Indian Experience

Professor Brajadulal Chattopadhyaya (Professor emeritus of JNU)

28 May 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

2008 Annual Lecture: Politics of Personal Laws in South Asia

Professor Partha Ghosh (School of International Studies Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi)

11 March 2008, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

2007 Annual Lecture: Exploring the right of secession in South Asia

Professor Neera Chandoke (University of Delhi, Department of Political Science)

11 July 2007, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM