India: Treasures of the Deccan Lecture Series

By Farzana Whitfield|October 1, 2013|Art and Archaeology, History, Religions, South Asia|0 comments

Picture courtesy of SOAS: A cultural melting pot, the Deccan lies on the great plateau of south-central India where for centuries disparate styles have blended, from ancient Hindu and Buddhist to medieval Islamic; with ideas and motifs coming from traders from Persia, central Asia and Abyssinia. These lectures by George Michell will span a period of 1000 years, and treat audiences to a fabulous visual tour of the region.

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South Asia – April 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|May 7, 2013|South Asia|0 comments

Sri Lanka and the Kandy Esala Perahera : discovering the spirit of Buddah in the land of elephants / Michael Sarnacki. The great Indian phonebook : how the mass mobile changes business, politics and daily life / Robin Jeffrey and Assa Doron. Beyond Swat : history, society and economy along the Afghanistan-Pakistan frontier / edited by Magnus Marsden, Benjamin Hopkins. Contesting nation : gendered violence in South Asia : notes on the postcolonial present / edited by Angana P. Chatterji and Lubna Nazir Chaudhry. Coins of Jahangir : creations of a

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