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Seminar Series: Projit Bihari Mukharji on "Somatonational: The National Body and its Fragments, India c. 1920-1966"

Thursday, May 3, 2018 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Seminar Series: Projit Bihari Mukharji on

Guest Speaker: Harjant Gill on "Indian Masculinities through Ethnographic Film"

Thursday, April 26, 2018 • 3:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Film still from Roots of Love

Seminar Series: Thomas Trautmann on "Elephants, Kings and the Environment"

Thursday, April 19, 2018 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Seminar Series: Thomas Trautmann on


Guest Speaker: Riaz Mohammad Khan on "Afghanistan: the Long Conflict and Prospects of Peace"

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 • 12:15 PM

Glickman Conference Center, Room CLA 1.302B, UT Austin campus

Guest Speaker: Riaz Mohammad Khan on

Guest Speakers: Dr. Saiyad Nizamuddin Ahmad and Dr. Arthur Dudney on Islamicate Literary Cultures

Thursday, April 12, 2018 • 6:00 PM

Hindi-Urdu Flagship Room (WCH 4.114), UT Austin campus

Guest Speakers: Dr. Saiyad Nizamuddin Ahmad and Dr. Arthur Dudney on Islamicate Literary Cultures

Seminar Series: Soudhamini on "Sruti: Technology as Inspiration"

Thursday, April 12, 2018 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Film still from Soudhamini's The Temple Nagaswaram

Seminar Series: James Mchugh on "Toddy, Punch, and India Pale Ale: Writing a History of Alcohol in Early India"

Thursday, April 5, 2018 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Seminar Series: James Mchugh on

Guest Speaker: Jos J.L. Gommans on "Indo-Dutch Entanglements in the Age of Rembrandt"

Thursday, April 5, 2018 • 2:00 PM

GAR 4.100, UT Campus

Guest Speaker: Jos J.L. Gommans on

Guest Speaker: Chaumtoli Huq on Charting Global Economic Inequalities in the Garment and Tea Worker Struggles of Bangladesh

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 • 4:30 PM

Sheffield-Massey Room (TNH 2.111), UT Austin campus

Guest Speaker: Chaumtoli Huq on Charting Global Economic Inequalities in the Garment and Tea Worker Struggles of Bangladesh

Book Launch and Poetry Recital: Kulliyat-i Sa‘id Shahidi - with Dr. Syed Taqi Abedi

Monday, April 2, 2018 • 12:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Book Launch and Poetry Recital: Kulliyat-i Sa‘id Shahidi - with Dr. Syed Taqi Abedi

Seminar Series: Sudipta Sen on "River Ganga and the Crucible of Empires: Warfare, Spoliation and the Making of a Political Icon"

Thursday, March 29, 2018 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Seminar Series: Sudipta Sen on

Symposium: "Buddhist Traces and Early Twentieth-Century Art"

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 • 2:00 PM

Glickman Conference Center (CLA 1.302E), UT Campus

Nicholas Roerich,

Dr. Balbir Singh on "Sacred Wear, Endless War: The Hijab and Turban Under Imperial Visuality"

Friday, March 23, 2018 • 12:00 PM

GWB 2.206, UT Austin campus

Maimouna Guerresi,

Concert: Music by Akshaya Avril Tucker, featuring Hindustani vocalist Saili Oak

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 • 7:30 PM

MRH Bates Recital Hall (2406 Robert Dedman Dr, Austin TX, 78712)

Saili Oak


Seminar Series: Archana Venkatesan on "Fluid Text and Open Boundaries: On Poetry, Experience and Experiments in Translation"

Thursday, March 8, 2018 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Seminar Series: Archana Venkatesan on

Adil Najam on "Climate Change in South Asia: Living in the Age of Adaptation"

Friday, March 2, 2018 • 12:15 PM

LBJ School of Public Affairs, SRH 3.122

Adil Najam on

CANCELLED: A Conversation with Adil Najam (Dean of the Pardee School of Global Studies, former Vice Chancellor at LUMS)

Friday, March 2, 2018 • 9:00 AM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

CANCELLED: A Conversation with Adil Najam (Dean of the Pardee School of Global Studies, former Vice Chancellor at LUMS)

Seminar Series: Ann Grodzins Gold on "Jahazpur Passages: Thinking Through a Rajasthan Market Town"

Thursday, March 1, 2018 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Seminar Series: Ann Grodzins Gold on

Guest Speaker: Chandan Gowda on "The Way She Saw It: Introducing Gauri Lankesh"

Thursday, February 22, 2018 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Guest Speaker: Chandan Gowda on

Guest Speaker: Niko Pfund on “Careers in Book Publishing: What Everyone Needs to Know"

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 • 4:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Guest Speaker: Niko Pfund on “Careers in Book Publishing: What Everyone Needs to Know

Seminar Series: Lisa Mitchell on "Hailing the State:  Collective Assembly and the Politics of Recognition in the History of Indian Democracy"

Thursday, February 15, 2018 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Seminar Series: Lisa Mitchell on

Film screening: Kadvi Hawa (Dark Wind)

Sunday, February 11, 2018 • 3:15 PM

Alamo Drafthouse Village (2700 West Anderson Lane, Suite #701)

Film screening: Kadvi Hawa (Dark Wind)

Seminar Series: Ivette Vargas-O’Bryan on "Negotiating Political Tibetan Medicine, Spirit Diseases and Environmental Spaces"

Thursday, February 8, 2018 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Seminar Series: Ivette Vargas-O’Bryan on

Reflections from Padmini’s Palace: Gender, Language, and Desire in Early Modern Hindi

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 • 4:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Reflections from Padmini’s Palace: Gender, Language, and Desire in Early Modern Hindi


Guest Artists: Zaki Shadab and Sartaj Shadab

Friday, January 26, 2018 • 12:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Guest Artists: Zaki Shadab and Sartaj Shadab


A Conversation with Dipali Mukhopadhyay (Columbia University) 

Friday, January 19, 2018 • 9:30 AM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

A Conversation with Dipali Mukhopadhyay (Columbia University)