South Asian Studies
Barbara Harriss-White’s fieldwork on the social relations of a small-town waste economy in South India is finally seeing the light of day: “Formality and informality in an Indian urban waste economy", International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, Vol. 37 Issue: 7/8, pp.417-434,2017
The Schools of Interdisciplinary Area Studies and Anthropology and Museum Ethnography are delighted to announce the appointment of Nayanika Mathur as Associate Professor of the Anthropology of South Asia.
Amidst tensions on the Sino-Indian border, the School’s Kate Sullivan de Estrada, together with Nicola Leveringhaus of King’s College London, argues that China perceives an Indian threat in the global nuclear order https://
Dr Kate Sullivan de Estrada will be appearing on Radio 4's 'Start the Week' programme next Monday (22 May).
We're pleased to invite you to the third seminar of the South Asian Political Thought Discussion Group this term.
In this talk I look at recent debates and activities surrounding campaigns to clean India’s public spaces.
This year India celebrates 70 years of independence. The country appears to be in a critical phase, with the Hindu right steadily gaining support, both electorally and on the ground, in terms of popularity. The political and economic landscape is being slowly reconfigured.