IndOx News

Oxford Researchers Develop Revolutionary New Breathing-Powered Hand Prosthesis

Working in collaboration with clinical partners and patient volunteers in India, researchers at the Department of Engineering Science have developed a revolutionary new hand prosthesis powered and controlled by the user’s breathing. This new approach provides an alternative body-powered device for users in situations where cost, maintenance, comfort and ease of use are primary considerations.

TORCH: Between Khayal and O Sole Mio - A World Premiere

In this World Premiere performance Amit Chaudhuri will conduct a playful transnational experiment: taking a well-worn melody from the Western classical tradition - the main uplifting section of 'O Sole Mio' - he will investigate its interrelationship of notes so as to transform it into a raga.

Monday 18 July 2022, 7pm-8.30pm, Holywell Music Room.

OCIS Lecture - The Anarchy: The East India Company, Corporate Violence & the Pillage of an Empire

William Dalrymple, historian and author, will deliver a lecture at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (OXCIS) on 'The Anarchy: The East India Company, Corporate Violence & the Pillage of an Empire' on Monday, 13 June at 5pm.

Inviting EoI: Social Sciences Division Representative for IndOx Strategy Board

We are inviting Expressions of Interest from academics within the Social Sciences Division to fill an upcoming vacancy on the IndOx Strategy Board.

Closing date for submission of EoI is 30th September 2022.

Inviting EoI: GLAM Representative for IndOx Strategy Board

We are inviting Expressions of Interest from academics within Gardens, Libraries and Museums (GLAM) to fill one vacancy on the IndOx Strategy Board.

Closing date for submission of EoI is 30th September 2022.

IndOx Grants Re-Open for Applications in Trinity Term

IndOx is again offering a number of small grants (£500-£1,500) to support costs for research travel to or from the Indian subcontinent, for visiting academics with an India or subcontinent academic/research focus, or for collaborations with cultural partners in Oxford or in the subcontinent. Applications for Trinity Term close Tuesday 7 June 2022.

'Manisha Gera Baswani: Postcards from Home' Exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum

'Postcards from Home' opens in Gallery 29 at the Ashmolean from 14 May 2022 until 12 Mar 2023. Marking the 75th anniversary of India’s partition, the exhibition features postcards of 47 artists from India and Pakistan, all with a shared history of the partition of India in 1947, photographed by New Delhi-based artist Manisha Gera Baswani.

Radhakrishnan Lectures 2022 - The Elements in the Anthropocene: Urban India’s Changing Climate

Hosted by All Souls College Oxford, the Radhakrishnan Lectures 2022 from Professor Amita Baviskar of Ashoka University focuses on 'The Elements in the Anthropocene: Urban India’s Changing Climate'. These lectures will take place both at the Old Library, All Souls College and online and all are welcome.

IndOx Annual Event 2022

IndOx's first in-person event in over two years and open to all interested academics, researchers and students, the gathering will draw attention to the funding opportunities and support available, invite active participation in planning and shaping future initiatives, and provide an opportunity for existing and prospective members to meet others with an Indian subcontinent focus in their work.

OICSD: Thinking Through Toxicity Seminar Series - Trinity Term 2022

The Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development will be hosting the Thinking Through Toxicity Seminar Series, a series of three talks which unpacks the multiple meanings and complex logics of ‘toxicity’, tracing its material and structural forms through an interdisciplinary lens, throughout Trinity Term 2022.

IIT Roorkee SPARK International Internships 2022 Open for Applications

The SPARK International internship programme at IIT Roorkee is open for applications, to students pursuing technical degrees at universities outside of India, for summer projects in 2022.

IndOx Grants Open for Applications

IndOx is offering a number of small grants (£500-£1,500) to support costs for research travel to or from the Indian subcontinent, for visiting academics with an India or subcontinent academic/research focus, or for collaborations with cultural partners in Oxford or in the subcontinent.