Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Center for Contemporary South Asia

South Asia Workshop: Indian landscapes circa 1750-1850

Monday, August 22 –
Tuesday, August 23, 2022

McKinney Conference Rm,  111 Thayer St

Shahzad Bashir, Brown University
"Seeing the World from Lucknow (in 1833)"

Divya Cherian, Princeton University 
Liminal Landscapes: The Owl and the Occult in Early Modern North India”

Purnima Dhavan, University of Washington 
“Roots, Routes, and the Travelling Gaze: Topography and Narrative in Aʿzam Dedmari’s Waqiʿat-i Kashmir”

Farhat Hasan, University of Delhi
"Interstitial Spaces and Social Change: State-Society Interactions and the Public sphere in Early Modern India"

Abhishek Kaicker, UC Berkeley
“But Did They Write History? Historical Consciousness and Writing about the Past in Mughal India”

Naveena Naqvi, University of British Columbia
"The Landscape of Independent Soldiering under the Company Sarkar"?

Holly Shaffer, Brown University
"Plants, Gardens, Markets: Approaching Food Through Landscape Art in North India"

Hasan Zahid Siddiqui, University of British Columbia
"The Archimedean Point of Late Mughal Universal History"


Diversity & Pluralism Seminar