Events

Upcoming Events

Modern South Asian Studies Seminar: India's Search for Prosperity: Is Modi on the right track?

Tuesday, 17 October, 2017 -
14:00 to 15:30
The Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College

Vijay Joshi is Emeritus Fellow of Merton College, Oxford. His main areas of interest are Macroeconomics, International Economics and Development Economics, and he has published widely in these fields in scholarly journals and elsewhere.

Speaker(s): 
Vijay Joshi (Emeritus Fellow, Merton College)

Is China an ‘Entrepreneurial State’? Artificial Intelligence innovation under government guidance

Wednesday, 18 October, 2017 -
13:00 to 14:00
Ho Tim Seminar Room, China Centre

This July, the Chinese State Council unleashed its plan to become ‘world-leading’ in AI by 2030. Last year, it overtook all 28 EU countries combined in output of AI papers in the top 5% of most-cited papers, according to SCOPUS data.

Speaker(s): 
Yuan Yang

Seminar Programme: Wolfson South Asia Research Cluster (SARC) Occasional Lecture: Book launch: India's Economic Growth: From Boom to Bust and Back Again?

Wednesday, 18 October, 2017 -
14:00 to 15:00
The Private Dining Room, Wolfson College

CSASP welcomes Dr Y V Reddy, former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, to speak about his new book 'Advice and Dissent: A Life in Public Service' followed by a Q&A session. As governor of the Reserve Bank of India, Dr YV Reddy presided over a period of high growth, low inflation, stable r

Speaker(s): 
Dr Y V Reddy

Crowdsourcing as a Tool for Enhancing Public Health Programs in China

Thursday, 19 October, 2017 -
17:00 to 18:30
China Centre Lecture Theatre

In 1906, the crowd at a county fair in England guessed the weight of an ox.  The median guess of the crowd was accurate to within 2% of the actual weight and better than guesses from agricultural experts. This demonstrates the power of crowdsourcing in specific contexts.

Speaker(s): 
Joseph D. Tucker

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Past Events

Conference: The Art of Independence: Visions of the Past and Future in India and Pakistan

Friday, 13 October, 2017 -
12:30 to 19:00
The Courtauld Institute of Art, London

At Midnight on the 15th of August 1947 India and Pakistan achieved their freedom from British Rule. This Conference commemorates the 70th anniversary of that independence.

Speaker(s): 
Deborah Swallow
Srirupa Roy
Mariah Lookman
Jahnavi Phalkey
Abhay Sardesai (Chair)
Shruti Kapila
Sona Datta
Faisal Devji (Chair)
Shahzia Sikander
Amar Kanwar
Rattanamol Johal
Saleem Arif Quadri
Sarah Wilson
Sudarshan Shetty
Vyjayanthi Rao

Georgian Studies Seminar Series: History, Heritage, and Perception

Thursday, 12 October, 2017 - 17:00
Syndicate Room, St Antony's College, University of Oxford

Dariali Gorge (the Caspian Gates in the Caucasus) from Antiquity to the Age of the Huns and the Middle Ages

 

The Georgian Programme of REES is supported by the Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation

           

Speaker(s): 
Professor Eberhard Wolfram Sauer (University of Edinburgh)

Conference: The Art of Independence: Visions of the Past and Future in India and Pakistan

Thursday, 12 October, 2017 -
10:00 to 19:30
The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

At Midnight on the 15th of August 1947 India and Pakistan achieved their freedom from British Rule. This Conference commemorates the 70th anniversary of that independence.

Speaker(s): 
Alexander Sturgis
Faisal Devji
Meghnad Desai
Kishwar Desai
Nick Merriman
Hammad Nasar
Yasmin Khan (Chair)
Kajri Jain
Rachel Dwyer
Salma Siddique
Shailendra Bhandare (Chair)
Mallica Kumbera Landrus
Partha Mitter
Gulammohammed Sheikh
Nilima Sheikh
Sumathi Ramaswamy
Gautham Shiralagi
Zehra Jumabhoy
Maria Misra
Chris Pinney (delivering the Dasturzada Dr Jal Pavry Memorial Lecture)

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