South Asian Studies
As India approaches its 70th anniversary of independence, the rise of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has presented cause for reflection on what his leadership means for India’s foreign policy and for the world.
On 8 November 2016, The Government of India demonetised existing 500 and 1000 rupee currency notes. As a consequence, 86 percent of Indian bank notes might no longer be legal tender.
In the two decades since India confirmed its allegiance to the Free Market, more of its citizens have become marginalized than ever before, and society has become more sharply riven than ever.
India today is in the throes of a transition away from the developmental state to a neoliberal one. What has been the outcome of this transition for the social question, or the contradictions between India’s different social classes, especially the laboring poor?
Social policy in India is variegated and fragmented. Recent conversations have turned to a focus on universalising basic incomes.
The Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development, at Somerville College aims to pursue solutions for India's sustainable development through bringing together diverse disciplines, sectors and individuals.
Did Jewish leaders and thinkers conceive Zionism as part of an “Eastern” – Asian and Semitic – cultural and national revival or as a Western importation and a colonial proxy?