SOAS South Asia Institute Events
The events draw a varied audience with an interest in the region.
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- Gender, Nationalism and Resistance in South Asia
Akanksha Mehta (Goldsmith), Adrija Dey (SOAS), Sara Kazmi (Cambridge)
- Nepal’s Contemporary Linguistic Landscape: Its Implications for Language Endangerment and Mother Tongue-Based Multilingual Education
Emeritus Prof. Dr. Yogendra P. Yadava (Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu)
- Atha Chandbibi Katha: A Monologue based on the Last Female Impersonator of Bangla Jatra/Folk theatre
Gourab Ghosh (JNU, New Delhi)
- Area Studies and the Urgent Need for Global Intercultural Dialogue
Geir Helgesen (SOAS Centre of Korean Studies/Fudan Development Institute, Shanghai), Chunrong Liu (Fudan Development Institute, Shanghai and NIAS, Copenhagen University), Rachel Harrison (SOAS)
In this roundtable discussion we propose that, given the precarious and fragile state of the world, it is essential for Area Studies to play a more important role.
- Recent Advances in Kuki-Chin Linguistics
Prof Shobhana Chelliah (University of North Texas), Dr Linda Konnerth (Hebrew University of Jerusalem), Dr David Peterson (Dartmouth), Professor Justin Watkins (SOAS), and Dr Muhammad Zakaria (SOAS)
- Transnational Commercial Surrogacy and the (Un)Making of Kin in India
Anindita Majumdar (Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad)