Name: Thiruni Kelegama
Oxford

Events this person is speaking at:

Tuesday 26 April 2022 (1st Week, Trinity Term)

Fashioning Subjects: From Farmer, to Soldier, to Patriot
Date: 26 April 2022, 14:00 - 15:30 (Tuesday, 1st week, Trinity 2022)
Speaker : Thiruni Kelegama (Oxford)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Pavilion Room
Organiser: Dr Nayanika Mathur (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Events this person is organising:

Tuesday 11 October 2022 (1st Week, Michaelmas Term)

A ‘Harry Potter’ in 1354 and the emergence of a vernacular literary tradition in the Hindi Belt
Date: 11 October 2022, 14:00 - 15:00 (Tuesday, 1st week, Michaelmas 2022)
Speaker : Imre Bangha (University of Oxford)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Syndicate Room
Organisers: Imre Bangha (University of Oxford), Thiruni Kelegama (Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Tuesday 25 October 2022 (3rd Week, Michaelmas Term)

A supercyclone, landscapes of ‘emptiness’ and shrimp aquaculture: The lesser-known trajectories of disaster recovery in coastal Odisha, India
Date: 25 October 2022, 14:00 - 15:30 (Tuesday, 3rd week, Michaelmas 2022)
Speaker : Professor Vasudha Chhotray (University of East Anglia)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Syndicate Room
Organiser: Thiruni Kelegama (Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Tuesday 1 November 2022 (4th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Urdu as a language for Science? Textbook experiments in Roorkee College of Engineering in the nineteenth century
Date: 1 November 2022, 14:00 - 15:30 (Tuesday, 4th week, Michaelmas 2022)
Speaker : Sajid Nizami (Government M.A.O. College, Lahore; Academic Visitor, OS)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Syndicate Room
Organiser: Thiruni Kelegama (Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Tuesday 17 January 2023 (1st Week, Hilary Term)

The Ethical Impulse(s) behind Civil Rights Activism in India
Date: 17 January 2023, 14:00 - 15:30 (Tuesday, 1st week, Hilary 2023)
Speaker : Ankita Pandey (University of Oxford)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Syndicate Room
Organisers: Imre Bangha (University of Oxford), Thiruni Kelegama (Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Tuesday 24 January 2023 (2nd Week, Hilary Term)

Free Speech in Mughal India: Dissent and Resistance in Poetic Expression
Date: 24 January 2023, 14:00 - 15:30 (Tuesday, 2nd week, Hilary 2023)
Speaker : Saif Mahmood (Bonavero Institute, Oxford)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Syndicate Room
Organisers: Imre Bangha (University of Oxford), Thiruni Kelegama (Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Tuesday 14 February 2023 (5th Week, Hilary Term)

Buddhism and Marginality in Translation among Ambedkarites in East Asia
Date: 14 February 2023, 14:00 - 15:30 (Tuesday, 5th week, Hilary 2023)
Speaker : Dr Jon Keune (Michigan State University)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Syndicate Room
Organiser: Thiruni Kelegama (Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Tuesday 28 February 2023 (7th Week, Hilary Term)

A Cowherd’s Chapbook: An Inquiry into the Ethics of Literary Historiography
Date: 28 February 2023, 14:00 - 15:30 (Tuesday, 7th week, Hilary 2023)
Speaker : Pranav Prakash (University of Oxford)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Syndicate Room
Organiser: Thiruni Kelegama (Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Tuesday 2 May 2023 (2nd Week, Trinity Term)

Rohingyas in Decolonisation as a Moment, Process, and Movement
Date: 2 May 2023, 14:00 - 15:30 (Tuesday, 2nd week, Trinity 2023)
Speaker : Dr Jayita Sarkar (Glasgow)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Syndicate Room
Organiser: Thiruni Kelegama (Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Tuesday 9 May 2023 (3rd Week, Trinity Term)

Spaces of Melancholia, Melancholias of Space: Shifting Structures of Feeling in Post-Independence Karachi
Date: 9 May 2023, 14:00 - 15:30 (Tuesday, 3rd week, Trinity 2023)
Speaker : Dr Ayyaz Mallick (Liverpool)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Syndicate Room
Organiser: Thiruni Kelegama (Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Tuesday 10 October 2023 (1st Week, Michaelmas Term)

A City of Men? Youth Masculinities and Everyday Gendered Violences in Urban India
Date: 10 October 2023, 14:00 - 16:30 (Tuesday, 1st week, Michaelmas 2023)
Speaker : Shannon Philips (UEA)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Pavilion Room
Organiser: Thiruni Kelegama (Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Tuesday 17 October 2023 (2nd Week, Michaelmas Term)

Pakistan & India: Common Origins, Divergent Trajectories
Date: 17 October 2023, 14:00 - 16:30 (Tuesday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2023)
Speaker : Pervez Hoodbhoy
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Pavilion Room
Organiser: Thiruni Kelegama (Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Tuesday 24 October 2023 (3rd Week, Michaelmas Term)

Limitations on fundamental freedoms in Sri Lanka: majoritarian influence of constitutional practice
Date: 24 October 2023, 14:00 - 16:30 (Tuesday, 3rd week, Michaelmas 2023)
Speaker : Gehan Gunatilleke (University of Oxford)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Pavilion Room
Organiser: Thiruni Kelegama (Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Monday 6 November 2023 (5th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Film Screening and Discussion: #GO HOME GOTA
Date: 6 November 2023, 17:00 - 18:45 (Monday, 5th week, Michaelmas 2023)
Speaker Various Speakers
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Investcorp Lecture Theatre
Organiser: Thiruni Kelegama (Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Tuesday 7 November 2023 (5th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Majoritarian nationalisms and religion in South Asia
Date: 7 November 2023, 14:00 - 15:30 (Tuesday, 5th week, Michaelmas 2023)
Speaker : Katharine Adeney (University of Nottingham)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Pavilion Room
Organiser: Thiruni Kelegama (Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Tuesday 14 November 2023 (6th Week, Michaelmas Term)

An Emotional History of India in the Second World War
Date: 14 November 2023, 14:00 - 15:30 (Tuesday, 6th week, Michaelmas 2023)
Speaker : Gupta Diya (City, University of London)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Pavilion Room
Organiser: Thiruni Kelegama (Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Tuesday 21 November 2023 (7th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Migration, Caste, and the Figure of the 'Coolie' in Indian Diplomatic History
Date: 21 November 2023, 14:00 - 15:30 (Tuesday, 7th week, Michaelmas 2023)
Speaker : Kalathmika Natarajan (University of Exeter)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Pavilion Room
Organiser: Thiruni Kelegama (Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Tuesday 28 November 2023 (8th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Rethinking urban resistance as sites for rebuilding differential solidarities
Date: 28 November 2023, 14:00 - 15:30 (Tuesday, 8th week, Michaelmas 2023)
Speaker : Papia Sen Gupta (Jawaharlal Nehru University)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Pavilion Room
Organiser: Thiruni Kelegama (Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Tuesday 16 January 2024 (1st Week, Hilary Term)

Thirty seconds at Quetta: Time and disaster on the North-West Frontier, 1935
Date: 16 January 2024, 14:00 - 15:30 (Tuesday, 1st week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker : Dan Haines (UCL)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Pavilion Room
Organiser: Thiruni Kelegama (Oxford)
Host: Kate Sullivan de Estrada (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 23 January 2024 (2nd Week, Hilary Term)

The Rājā Yogī through the ages: Ascetic Sovereignty in India
Date: 23 January 2024, 14:00 - 15:30 (Tuesday, 2nd week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker : Jim Mallinson (University of Oxford)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Pavilion Room
Organiser: Thiruni Kelegama (Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Tuesday 30 January 2024 (3rd Week, Hilary Term)

An Anthropology of 'Sovereignty'. New Land Markets, an Entrepreneurial State and the Aspirations of a ‘Criminal Caste’ in Gurgaon, Haryana
Date: 30 January 2024, 14:00 - 15:30 (Tuesday, 3rd week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker : Sanjay Srivastava (SOAS)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Pavilion Room
Organiser: Thiruni Kelegama (Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Tuesday 6 February 2024 (4th Week, Hilary Term)

Comparative understanding of climate change news audiences across eight countries
Date: 6 February 2024, 14:00 - 15:30 (Tuesday, 4th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker : Dr Waqas Ejaz (University of Oxford)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Pavilion Room
Organiser: Thiruni Kelegama (Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Tuesday 13 February 2024 (5th Week, Hilary Term)

The value of difference: Hindu Muslim encounters in Karachi, Pakistan
Date: 13 February 2024, 14:00 - 15:30 (Tuesday, 5th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker : Ammara Maqsood (UCL)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Pavilion Room
Organiser: Thiruni Kelegama (Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Tuesday 20 February 2024 (6th Week, Hilary Term)

Towards an Anthropology of Answers: The Lost Trajectories of the Racialized Colonial Domestic Workers in South India and Beyond.’
Date: 20 February 2024, 14:00 - 15:30 (Tuesday, 6th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker : Shalini Grover (LSE)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Pavilion Room
Organiser: Thiruni Kelegama (Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Tuesday 27 February 2024 (7th Week, Hilary Term)

Temporary Exhibits: The Cultural Politics of South Asian ‘Folk’ Performances in Contemporary Fairs and Festivals
Date: 27 February 2024, 14:00 - 15:30 (Tuesday, 7th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker : Priyanka Basu (Kings College London)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Pavilion Room
Organiser: Thiruni Kelegama (Oxford)
Hosts: TBA