two upcoming events at Cambridge

Whitney Cox wc3 at SOAS.AC.UK
Tue Apr 27 17:05:52 UTC 2010

Dear colleagues,

I am passing the announcement for these two upcoming events on to you
on behalf of Dr. Vincenzo Vergiani (Cambridge).


Tuesday, 11 May 2010
10:00 - 16:00
Location: CRASSH, 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge

Sanskrit Life-Worlds: Antiquity to Early Modernity A colloquium with
Professor Sheldon Pollock (William B Ransford Professor of Sanskrit
and Indian Studies, University of Columbia, US)

Registration and coffee

10.45-13.00 Roundtable Discussion: The Work of Philology and its Future

Professor Sheldon Pollock  (Columbia University, US)
Professor Alexis Sanderson (University of Oxford)
Dr Vincenzo Vergiani (FAMES, University of Cambridge)
Dr Whitney Cox (SOAS)

Chair: Dr Eivind Kahrs (FAMES, University of Cambridge)

14.00-16.00 Roundtable Discussion: Social Life of Sanskrit and Early Modernity

Professor Rosalind O'Hanlon (University of Oxford)
Dr David Washbrook (University of Cambridge)
Dr Norbert Peabody (University of Cambridge) Dr Aparna Kapadia
(University of Oxford)
Chair: Dr Faisal Devji (University of Oxford)

16.00-16.30 Tea  Break
16.30-17.00 Question and Answer Session with Professor Sheldon Pollock
(William B. Ransford Professor of Sanskrit and Indian Studies,
Columbia University, US)

For further information and registration, go to:

Ideas of India in Britain 1857-1947
Friday, 14th and Saturday, 15th May, 2010
CRASSH, 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge

A workshop aiming to provide an interdisciplinary forum for the
discussion of ideas of India in Britain between 1857 and 1947.


Dr. Whitney Cox
Department of the Languages and Cultures of South Asia,
School of Oriental and African Studies
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square
London WC1H 0XG

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