CeMIS Events


MODERN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY RESEARCH SEMINAR

Summer Semester 2020 (Download PDF)

If you are interested to join a particular session, please send an e-mail to Svenja von Jan.
You will receive a Zoom invitation a few days in advance.


28.04.2020: 14.00 – 15.30
Svenja von Jan (CeMIS, Göttingen): Negotiating state sanctioned mechanisms of exclusion: How the
nation-state shaped economic strategies of non-elite Indian migrants to Hamburg, 1920-1945

12.05.2020: 14.00 – 15.30
Camille Buat (Sciences-Po, Paris/CeMIS, Göttingen): Shifting Pardesh: sketching the history of a regime of
circulation (Nothern and Eastern India, 20th century

19.05.2020: 14.00 – 15.00
Syed Saad Ali Pasha (Erasmus Mundus M.A. Program GLOCAL, Göttingen): Effects of trade liberalization
on Garment GVC's; impact on industrial labor in Pakistan

26.05.2020: 14.00 – 15.30
Michaela Dimmers (CeMIS, Göttingen): Punishment within Punishment. Transgression
and coercion in the jails of colonial India

02.06.2020: 14:00 – 16:00
Sarah Könecke (Sociology Master, Göttingen): Continuities and discontinuities in a "long" history of
Italian labor migration to Germany in agriculture and rural areas
Lukas Rosenberg (History Master, Göttingen): The Plague in Malang. Research on
an Epidemic in the Dutch East Indies

09.06.2020: 14.00 – 15.30
Robert Rahman (CeMIS, Göttingen): Vocabulary of Class: Political rhetoric of the Left and Bombay’s mill
workers in the early decades of Twentieth Century

16.06.2020: 14.00 – 16.00
Anna Grill (Erasmus Mundus M.A. Program GLOCAL, Göttingen): TBC
Riyoko Shibe (Erasmus Mundus M.A. Program GLOCAL, Göttingen): Demographics of Environmental
Engagement on the Anti-Fracking Campaign in Scotland

23.06.2020: 14.00 – 15.30
Bhaswati Bhattcharya (CeMIS, Göttingen): From the Centre to the Periphery and Back: Marketing of
Indian Coffee, 1900-1962

30.06.2020: 14.00 – 15.30
Nabhojeet Sen (Center for Dependency and Slavery Studies, Bonn): Punishment, Power and Governance
in Western Maharashtra, c. 1740s-1818

07.07.2020: 14.00 – 15.30
Maria Pomohaci (CeMIS, Göttingen): Cleaning up the city: Health, Hygiene and Sanitation Workers in
Late-Colonial Calcutta


CeMIS International Photo Competition 2020 “India at Work”

CeMIS International Photo Competition „India at Work“ reopened.
New submission deadline: 15 September 2020



Factory worker, software engineer, street vendor, CEO, sex worker, artist, homemaker, manager, farmer, policewoman, professor, driver. From work at home to work in the field, the factory, the office, or the street: Show us what work is! Show us workers! Show us places of work!

The CeMIS International Photo Competition 2020 calls for images that explore work in India or in the Indian Diaspora.


Organized by the Centre for Modern Indian Studies at the University of Göttingen, Germany.

Download the letter here.