Photo taken by Byron Gray (India 2020) depicting an eastern cattle egret perched on a log in front of coloful fishing boats on water.

Photo Credit: Byron Gray (Cattle egret in fishing village of Gorai - Mumbai, India 2020)

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Thomas Blom Hansen is a social scientist who teaches at Stanford. He has been coming to India for decades and has written several books on the country’s political and social processes. He says the one big change he has seen is the growing violence…
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The prize panel met in November 2021 and March 2022 to choose the winner from an impressive and wide-ranging pool of submissions to the inaugural BASAS book prize, testament to the vibrancy of our fields of study. We considered the extent to which…
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Lalita du Perron talks to Rushain Abbasi about his fellowship at Stanford Humanities Center, being a lecturer in Religious Studies at Stanford, and his book projects on secularism, worldliness, and the intellectual history of Islam. And we share our…
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Winner: Priya Satia, Time’s Monster: How History Makes History (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2020)   Pacific Coast Conference on British Studies - Book Prize 2020-2021 Priya Satia’s Time’s Monster forces historians to…