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NYU South Asia Fall 2020 Speaker Series: Sovereignty, Political Aesthetics and the History of Capitalism

Friday, October 16,12PM -1:30PM. Prathama Banerjee, “Kings, Jurists, Ascetics, Outcastes: Discontinuous Histories of Sovereignty in India.”  Here is a link to the NYU zoom recording of this Webinar (requires NYUZoom login). (Here is a link to downloaded recording files that should be available publicly.)

Friday, Oct 30, 12:00PM-1:30 pm: Sashikanth Ananthachari, Filmmaker. Vanavaasam [Living in the Forest]. Respondent: Richard Schechner, University Professor Emeritus, NYU, Editor, TDR (MIT Press). (HERE IS THE RECORDING)

Friday, Nov 13, 12:00-1:30 pm. Jairus Banaji: “A Brief History of Commercial Capitalism.” (HERE IS THE RECORDING)

Tues, Dec 1. Panel Discussion of Sudhir Chella Rajan’s new book, A Social Theory of Corruption: Notes from the Subcontinent, with Arjun Appadurai, Prasannan Parthasarathi, and Tanika Sarkar, 11:30am-1pm, Dec 1. (REGSTER AT THIS LINK)

Dec 4,  9:30-11:00, BOOK LAUNCH ROUNDTABLE. Jinee Lokaneeta (Drew University), The Truth Machines: Policing, Violence and Scientific Interrogations in India (Law, Meaning and Violence Series), University of Michigan Press, 2020. (REGISTER HERE)

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Lockdown in Kashmir October 29, 2020

The Center for South Asian and Indian Ocean Studies will be hosted its third virtual event on October 29th (11AM ET). Listed below is the description of the event and the zoom registration link.

“A Lockdown within a Lockdown: The Advancement of Settler-colonialism in Indian-Occupied Kashmir,” Professor Hafsa Kanjwal (Lafayette College) – October 29th 11AM. Here is the recording.