IndOx News

CALL FOR PAPERS: Inter-disciplinary Symposium on Women, Gender and Health in South Asia

We are inviting submission of abstracts for an inter-disciplinary symposium at the University of Oxford on Wednesday 14 June at the Oxford Martin School to explore the implications of gender on healthcare in South Asia. We invite participation from across disciplines, both within the UK and on the Indian subcontinent.

CALL FOR PAPERS: People, Animals & Waste Systems' Web (PAWS-Web) Start Conference, March 2023

The People, Animals & Waste Systems' Web (PAWS-Web) Network, the Oxford Department of Biology and the Oxford School of Archaeology, with the India-Oxford Initiative (IndOx) and Wildlife Institute of India, are organizing a hybrid (at Oxford and online via MS Teams) 2-Day conference at the University of Oxford, tentatively between 28 and 31 March 2023

The deadline to register interest and for submission of abstracts or posters is Monday 20 February 2023.

International Workshop on Relations Between the Indus and the Aegean in the Bronze Age

Convened by Professor Robert Arnott (Green Templeton College) and Dr Marie Nicole Pareja (University of Pennsylvania), on 3-4 December 2022 the First International Workshop on Relations between the Indus and the Aegean in the Bronze Age was successfully held at the University of Oxford. It was attended by twenty-five participants from ten countries, and the Indus-Aegean Bronze Age Research Network was established.

Modern South Asian Studies Seminar Series - Hilary Term 2023

The Modern South Asian Studies Seminars from the Contemporary South Asian Studies Centre are held every Tuesday during term-time from 2pm-3pm in the Syndicate Room at St Antony's College.


All are welcome.

Department of Education Public Seminar: ‘What makes bureaucracy work for the least advantaged?’

Monday 23rd January 2023 at 5pm

Speaker: Akshay Mangla

Chair: Sonali Nag

Akshay Mangla discusses his new book Making Bureaucracy Work: Norms, Education and Public Service Delivery in Rural India (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge Studies in the Comparative Politics of Education), which explores the question 'What makes bureaucracy work for the least advantaged?'

IndOx Newsletter - December 2022

Read the December 2022 issue of the IndOx Newsletter. In this issue:

  • Closing Soon - IndOx Grants Round 3: Michaelmas 2023
  • Upcoming Events
  • Spotlight on Collaborative Research at Oxford: The Infectious Diseases Data Observatory (IDDO)
  • New and Recent Publications
Education South Asia Seminar: 'Methodologies in Research: Early Career Research in South Asia'

As part of the Education South Asia Seminar Series, this panel discussion on Monday 21st November, 2pm (UK time), will focus on diverse methodologies by doctoral candidates in the field of education in South Asia. Registration is required.

IndOx Grants Open for Final Round of Applications (MT)

IndOx is again offering a number of small grants 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.

This will be the third and final round of applications.

Global India and the politics of accountability in South-South Cooperation

Laura Trajber Waisbich (OSGA, University of Oxford) explores some of the ways accountability has been understood, disputed and negotiated within India in the context of country’s growing development cooperation role.

22 November 2022, 2.00pm in the Syndicate Room, St Antony's College. All are welcome to attend.

MaatHRI FoCUS protocols and tools

In collaboration with Oxford's Cardiovascular Clinical Research Facility, the MaatHRI Project has developed and validated a focused cardiac ultrasound method for low-resource obstetric settings. 

MaatHRI FoCUS protocols and tools are freely available to download online.

IndOx Newsletter - November 2022

Read the November 2022 issue of the IndOx Newsletter. In this issue:

  • Inviting EoIs to join IndOx SB: Deadline extended
  • IndOx Grants Round 3: Michaelmas 2023
  • Upcoming Events
  • Spotlight on Collaborative Research at Oxford: The SMART Health Pregnancy Project and Education.SouthAsia
  • New Resource: MaatHRI FoCUS protocols and tools
Deadline Extended - Inviting EoIs to Join IndOx Strategy Board

The closing date has been extended for submission of Expression of Interest to join the IndOx Strategy Board from within the MPLS, Medical Sciences and Humanities Divisions. SB membership is for an initial term of two years, honorary, and restricted to University of Oxford employees.

A brief EoI should be sent to by Friday 18 November.