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Call for participants – Social Sciences Winter School in Karachi 2022

We are happy to announce the launch of our Call for participants. Visit our section “How to apply?“, download the call, read it out, fill up the registration form and transfer all the necessary documents.https://winterspy.hypotheses.org/files/2022/08/WS_Call-for-participants_IBA-CEIAS_5_compressed.pdf

The first Social Sciences Winter School in Karachi, jointly organized by the Centre for South Asian Studies in Paris (CEIAS, CNRS-EHESS) and the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), will be held in Karachi in November 21-26, 2022. It will address issues at the interface between cities, urban change, and heritage, hence at the intersection of the multidisciplinary field of urban studies and heritage studies.

Each student will have to choose at the time of registration on a workshop among the three proposed below:

Note that the deadline for submission of application is September 20th, 2022. Participants will be selected by the steering committee and the coordinators of each workshop, and informed about their participation by October, 1st.

Partners

Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS),Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), LabEx TEPSIS, IISMM, Ambassade de France au Pakistan, Endowment Trust for  Preservation of the Heritage of Sindh, Géographie-Cités, Alliance Française de Karachi

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New Journal: Critical Pakistan Studies

Cambridge University Press is pleased to announce that starting in January 2023, a new interdisciplinary journal, Critical Pakistan Studies will be published. The journal is a joint launch between Cambridge and the American Institute of Pakistan Studies (AIPS); the University of Exeter South Asia Centre, UK; and Le Centre d’Études de l’Inde et de l’Asie du Sud (CEIAS), France; and thus, expects to become a major force in a significant and growing field of research.

Explore more about this field-leading journal by visiting http://ow.ly/RMK850JS0Mq and http://ow.ly/zNR750JS0o1.

First Winter School in Karachi, 2022

The first Social Sciences Winter School in Karachi will be held in November 2022. It is monitored and jointly co-organized by the Center for South Asian Studies in Paris (CNRS-EHESS) and the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) in Karachi (here below).

The main theme for this first edition in Karachi will be:

Cities, urban change and heritage management through geotechnologies and digital humanities

More details very shortly and the call for participants launched around mid-July 2022.

More info on the dedicated website

Book: Consolidating Empire. Power and Elites in Jahangir’s India

Corinne Lefèvre, a historian at the Centre for South Asian Studies (CEIAS) in Paris, just published in 2022 her latest book entitled Consolidating Empire: Power and Elites in Jahangir’s India 1605–1627, Permanent Black, 644 p.

“What happened in Mughal India in the quarter century after Akbar’s death? Nothing that really mattered – according to received wisdom. Through a complete re-examination of the reign of the fourth Mughal emperor Jahangir, this book upends that traditional view. Continue reading Book: Consolidating Empire. Power and Elites in Jahangir’s India

Book: Family to Police Force: Security and Belongign on A South Asian Border, by Ibrahim Farhana

From Family to Police Force: Security and Belonging on a South Asian Border (Police/Worlds: Studies in Security, Crime, and Governance): Ibrahim, Farhana: 9781501759536: Amazon.com: BooksIbrahim Farhana, Family to Police Force: Security and Belongign on A South Asian Border, NewYork, Cornell University Press, 2021.

From Family to Police Force illuminates the production and contestation of social, familial, and national order on a South Asian borderland. In the borderland that divides Kutch, a district in the western Indian state of Gujarat, from Sindh, a southern province in Pakistan, there are many forces at work: civil and border police, the air wing of the armed forces, paramilitary forces, and various Continue reading Book: Family to Police Force: Security and Belongign on A South Asian Border, by Ibrahim Farhana