Our Winter 2023 Quarter Events

We want to share a list of our upcoming Winter Quarter events with you.
All events will require registration and may be subject to change. Registration links may not be available at this time; however, please visit "Upcoming Events" for event updates.


Mother Ocean Father Nation
Thursday, January 19 | In-person event | 12:00 PM Pacific
Nishant Batsha, moderated by Roanne Kantor
Co-sponsored with Stanford Global Studies as part of the Oceanic Imaginaries series

Systemic Vulnerability: Suffering Within and Along with Nature in Bangladesh
Friday, January 27 | Virtual event | 10:00 AM Pacific
Md. Abdullah All Shakil, PhD Student, Department of Anthropology, University of Connecticut
South Asia Working Group event**



Urban Politics in Pakistan
Thursday, February 2 | In-person event | 12:00 PM Pacific
Sarah Khan, moderated by Soledad Artiz Prillaman
Co-sponsored with Stanford Political Science

The Dancer's Voice: Dance and Caste
Thursday, February 9  | Virtual event | 12:00 PM Pacific
Rumya Putcha, Harshita Kamath

Pakistan Floods: A panel discussion on relief and recovery
Wednesday, February 15  | Virtual event | 10:00 AM Pacific
Farwa Aamer, Madiha Afzal, moderated by Elizabeth Threlkeld
Co-sponsored with Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, South Asia Initiative

“The Influence of Haram Never Goes Away”: Genealogy, Virtue, and Dignity for Anti-Blasphemy Activists in Pakistan
Friday, February 17 | Virtual event | 10:00 AM Pacific
Saad Lakhani, PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology, Stanford University
South Asia Working Group event**

Delhi and its Politics: Books from South Asia in Motion series
Tuesday, February 28  | Virtual event | 7:00 PM Pacific
Rotem Geva, Sanjeev Routray
Co-sponsored with Stanford Urban Studies



Conversation on Journalism and Activism in honor of International Women's Day
Wednesday, March 8  | Virtual event | 10:00 AM Pacific
Kavita Devi Bundelkhandi, Thenmozhi Soundararajan

Im(p)agination in a Sea of Traces: ‘Doing’ Textual Research in/on South Asia
Friday, March 10 | Virtual event | 10:00 AM Pacific
Kartik Maini, PhD Candidate, Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago
South Asia Working Group event**

Stanford Live Concert**
Thursday, March 23  | In-person event | 7:00 PM Pacific
Kala Ramnath


** Co-sponsored by the Center for South Asia