The India Day @ Oxford event, India: A Political Economy for the 21st Century, took place at the Randolph Hotel, Oxford on Friday 14th June and was a great success.
South Asian Studies
The conference event India: A Political Economy for the 21st Century will be taking place at the Randolph Hotel, Oxford today.
Open and free for all, the session will discuss the recently concluded elections in Pakistan that mark the first ever democratic transition in the country and saw the return to power of the Nawaz Sharif led PML (N) after 14 years of being over thrown in a military coup.
Co-hosted by Network 18 and the Contemporary South Asian Studies Programme (CSASP), this event will be covered extensively on CNBC TV 18, the leading business television channel in India, on CNN-IBN, the Hindi channel CNBC Awaaz, India's most watched business channel, the Hindi news channel IBN7
Dr Matthew McCartney and Prof Barbara Harriss-White will be presenting at this conference which is being held at the British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH on 17 May 2013.
Please join the Department of International Development and the Contemporary South Asian Studies Programme for their annual South Asia Day.
This event is generously funded by a grant from the Faculty of Oriental Studies.
The full programme for the event can be found below.
Wolfson College's South Asia Research Cluster welcomes Professor Perry Anderson from UCLA on May 28th, 5 -7 p.m. in the college Buttery.
I joined SIAS in October 2011, where I was a researcher on the ESRC/DfID funded project: ‘The Materiality of Rice’, led by Professor Barbara Harriss-White. I am now a Junior Research Fellow at Somerville College, and convene and lecture the geography MSc elective, Global Environmental Change and Food Security.
Both food and a healthy environment are essential for human existence. Food production at the scale required to feed the present population inevitably damages the environment. This damage is at such a scale to seriously threaten human existence.