Tahir Kamran – The Christian Minority in the Pakistani Punjab

        Royal Holloway University of London Department of History and The University of Leeds School of History Event Date: 9 and 10 September 2010  Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way, London NW1 Tahir Kamran – The Christian Minority in the Pakistani Punjab This study examines the status of the Christians in the post-colonial Pakistani Punjab. With religious …

Taylor Sherman – From ‘the language of the bazaar’ to a ‘minority language’: Urdu and the Idea of the Minority in Postcolonial Hyderabad, 1948-56

        Royal Holloway University of London Department of History and The University of Leeds School of History Event Date: 9 and 10 September 2010  Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way, London NW1 Taylor Sherman – From ‘the language of the bazaar’ to a ‘minority language’: Urdu and the Idea of the Minority in Postcolonial Hyderabad, 1948-56 Between …

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Nicolas Jaoul – Harijan Citizens in Kanpur

        Royal Holloway University of London Department of History and The University of Leeds School of History Event Date: 9 and 10 September 2010  Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way, London NW1 Nicolas Jaoul – Harijan Citizens in Kanpur Based on oral testimonies and local Dalit publications, this paper will illustrate how Dalits in Kanpur have perceived …

Uditi Sen – The Nation and its Exclusions: The Repatriation of European Refugees from Independent India, 1947-49

        Royal Holloway University of London Department of History and The University of Leeds School of History Event Date: 9 and 10 September 2010  Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way, London NW1 Uditi Sen – The Nation and its Exclusions: The Repatriation of European Refugees from Independent India, 1947-49 The transition from subjects of the British Empire …

Alasdair Pinkerton – ‘Tuning In’: Radio Listening and ‘Aerial Sovereignty’ on the India-Pakistan Border (1950-1970)

        Royal Holloway University of London Department of History and The University of Leeds School of History Event Date: 9 and 10 September 2010  Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way, London NW1 Alasdair Pinkerton – ‘Tuning In’: Radio Listening and ‘Aerial Sovereignty’ on the India-Pakistan Border (1950-1970) India and Pakistan emerged as sites of immense – and …

Sarah Ansari – The Curious Case of Sir Gilbert Grace: Policing Karachi, 1947-1958

        Royal Holloway University of London Department of History and The University of Leeds School of History Event Date: 9 and 10 September 2010  Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way, London NW1 Sarah Ansari – The Curious Case of Sir Gilbert Grace: Policing Karachi, 1947-1958 So-called ‘ethnic’, or provincial, tensions have been an endemic feature of Pakistani …

William Gould – Eating the king’s revenue’ and Bestowing the Bounty of the State: The Neta – Babu Nexus in Uttar Pradesh, 1945-1951

        Royal Holloway University of London Department of History and The University of Leeds School of History Event Date: 9 and 10 September 2010  Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way, London NW1 William Gould – Eating the king’s revenue’ and Bestowing the Bounty of the State: The Neta – Babu Nexus in Uttar Pradesh, 1945-1951 This paper …

Kamran Asdar Ali – Progressives and “Perverts”: Partition Stories and Pakistan’s Future

        Royal Holloway University of London Department of History and The University of Leeds School of History Event Date: 9 and 10 September 2010  Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way, London NW1 Kamran Asdar Ali – Progressives and “Perverts”: Partition Stories and Pakistan’s Future My paper will argue that as much as newly independent Pakistan was formed …

Paul McGarr – The Viceroys are disappearing from the roundabouts in Delhi”: Art, Architecture and Imperial Iconoclasm in Post-colonial India

        Royal Holloway University of London Department of History and The University of Leeds School of History Event Date: 9 and 10 September 2010  Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way, London NW1 Paul McGarr – The Viceroys are disappearing from the roundabouts in Delhi”: Art, Architecture and Imperial Iconoclasm in Post-colonial India Over the past sixty years, …