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Copenhagen South Asia Workshop

Centre of Global South Asian Studies is pleased to invite you to its annual workshop.

The 4th annual workshop features a special session with Ambassador Niraj Srivastava who has been newly appointed India's diplomatic envoy to Denmark. He will give a lecture titled 'India Today' which will be followed by discussion.

The keynote speaker is Professor Kavita Philip, University of California, Irvine who will talk on 'Science Fiction and Emerging Technological Nationalisms'. A number of research presentations across disciplines, temporalities, and regions feature in the day-long event as well.

The event is public and requires no fee. Registration is required. See programme and details below.


09.45 – 10.00     Welcome
Ravinder Kaur
10.00 - 12.00

Session 1
Chair: Luisa Steur

The Christian Missions to Boros and the Collections of Halfdan Siiger
Peter Birkelund Andersen

The police saint in Lahore. On protection, spirituality and a charismatic Sufi trickster
Ida Sofie Madsen

Ambiguous Citizens, Different Bodies: Drawing Boundaries in a Delhi Suburb
Emilija Zabiliute

Ruly Hills - Darjeeling on the Edge of the Northeast
Rune Bennike

12.00 – 13.00 Lunch
13.00 – 14.30

Session 2
Chair: Peter Fibiger Bang

Science Fiction and Emerging Technological Nationalisms
Kavita Philip

14.30 – 15.00 Break
15.00 – 16.00 Session 3

Chair: Ravinder Kaur

India Today
Ambassador Niraj Srivastava

16.00 – 16.10 Closing Remarks
Ingolf Thuesen and Marie Roesgård
16.10 -17.30 Reception


For registration contact Marie Yoshida