Videos & Podcasts

Anne Monius Kampaṉ’s Irāmāvatāram (05/3/18)

2018 Young Scholars Symposium (05/1/18)

S. Schrader Rembrandt & Mughal Art (04/30/18)

Faculty Research Conference (04/28/18)

Samdanis & Ganesh South Asian Art (04/27/18)

William Sherman Religion & Afghan Frontier (04/26/18)

Naomi Hossain Bangladesh’s Success (04/24/18)

Mahfil-e-Adab: On Urdu Literature (04/22/18)

Omar Abdullah Kashmir: The Path Forward (04/20/18)

William Mazzarella Mad Man of Bombay (04/19/18)

Milan Vaishnav Money in Indian Politics (04/17/18)

Vasudha Paramsivan Loss in Colonial N India (04/13/18)

Allison Busch Mughal-period Hindi Poetry (04/13/18)

Philip Lutgendorf Tulsidas & Avadh Sufis (04/13/18)

Jack Hawley Surdas in Udaipur (04/13/18)

Vivek Bald Bengali Harlem (04/12/18)

Rani Mullen China, India, Afghanistan (4/9/18)

Arthur Dudney Persian & Urdu Literary Culture (4/5/18)

Prithvi Datta Are Lingayats Hindu (4/2/18)

Gregory Max Bruce Shibli's Journey (3/11/18)

S Shneiderman Restructuring Life in Nepal (3/20/18

Mark Turin Language in Himalayan SA (3/20/18)

Assa Doron Waste of a Nation (3/16/18)

Love on the Line 1947 Revisited (3/15/18)

Teena Purohit Protestant Islamic Thought (3/8/2018)

Amita Shastri Political Parties in Sri Lanka (3/1/2018)

Geeta Anand On Reporting (2/22/2018)

Michaud & Yu Trans Himalayas (2/13/2018)

Lillette Dubey A Conversation (2/8/2018)

John Cort Giving as the Guru (2/5/2018) 

Amish Tripathi A Conversation (2/2/2018) 

Maya Tudor India's Changing Nationalism (2/1/2018) 

Solomon Darwin Smart Cities (11/28/2017)

Harjant Gill Punjabi Masculinities (11/09/2017)

Naisargi Dave Cows, Violence, & Love in India (11/7/2017)

Nandini Sundar Hostages to Democracy (11/2/2017)

Stéphane Gros Why Marry? 10/24/2017

David Gilmartin Pakistan's Creation 10/19/2017

Robert Thurman Dalai Lama & Nalanda 10/18/2017

Reetika Khera Aadhar & Welfare 10/17/2017

Isha Ray & CS Prasad Swachh Bharat (10/12/2017)

Sharika Thiranagama Caste in Kerala (10/11/2017)

Murzban Shroff Writer's Journey (10/10/2017)

Salil Tripathi Bangladesh War (10/2/2017)


Samira Sheikh Aurangzeb: A Gujarati? (9/28/2017)

Arundhati Subramaniam God as Traveller (9/21/2017)

Anisul Hoque Creativity in Bangladesh (9/18/2017)

Mallika Sarabhai Dance to Change the World (9/15/17)


Rahul Gandhi India at 70 (9/11/2017)


Ejaz Hussain CMR in Pakistan (9/7/2017)

Kanak Dixit South Asian Regionalism (5/8/2017)

Mira Nair Between Worlds (5/7/2017)

Young Scholars Research Symposium (5/2/2017)

Raju Nayak Singing Resistance (4/25/2017)

Kirti Jain Performing Partition (4/20/2017)

Prahlad Singh Tipaniya Kahat Kabira (4/18/2017)

Parvathy Baul Sacred Singing (4/13/2017)

Ramchandra Guha India at 70 (4/7/2017)

Thomas Blom Hansen Urban Theory (4/6/2017)

The Asia Foundation Eye on South Asia (3/22/2017)

Isha and Robin Adaption and Recovery (3/16/2017)

Monira and Anika Intl. Women's Day (3/10/2017)

Katherine Schofield Place of Pleasure (3/10/2017)

Venkat Srinivasan Science Archives (3/8/2017)

Ravinder Kaur Second Liberation (2/28/2017)

Ayesha Siddiqa Civil-Military Relations (2/23/2017)

Ankhi Mukherjee Unseen City (2/22/2017)

Sara Hossain Equality and Justice (2/16/2017)

Mukulika Banerjee Social Imaginaries (2/14/2017)

Yakshagana (11/30/2016)

Malini and Kamal Journalism (11/29/2016)

A Tale for All Seasons (11/18/2016)

Alice Clark Valued Daughters (11/17/2016)

Jonathan Kenoyer Indus Civilization (11/6/2016)

Jon Wilson Chaos of Empire (11/3/2016)

Judith D'Souza 
Development (11/1/2016)

Farhana Ibrahim Wedding Videos (10/27/2016)

Celebrating Professor Berreman (10/14/2016)

NC Narayanan Water Infrastructure (10/6/2016)

Guillermo Rodriguez A.K. Ramanujan (9/29/2016)

Ali Eteraz Native Believer (9/22/2016)

Ashok Gadgil Arsenic in Bangladesh (9/15/2016) 

Y.S. Alone Neo-Buddhist Visual Culture (9/8/2016) 

Sanjay Srivastava New Labor (5/1/2016) 

Ambassador Jilani Pakistan-US Relations (4/26/2016)

Rubana Huq Price and Progress (4/25/2016) 

Undergraduate Research Symposium (4/21/2016)

Purnima Mankekar Unsettling India (4/18/2016) 

Ali Anooshahr Timurid Sovereignty(4/14/2016)

Mohamed Keshavjee Heaven of Freedom (4/12/2016)

Simon Fuchs Pakistan's Shi'i Islam (4/9/2016)

Panel: Sewing Power* (4/4/2016)

Lawrence Liang Sedition and India (3/16/2016)

Akkai Padmashali Transphobia (3/14/2016)

Amartya Sen In Conversation (3/13/2016)

Pratap Mehta India's Trapped Transitions (3/11/2016)

India under Modi (Mar 11-12, 2016)

Axel Michaels Multiple Temporalities (3/10/2016)

Atul Bhalla Ecoaesthetics (3/3/2016)

Bernard Bate Swadeshi Bharat (3/1/2016)

Mana Kia Adab as Mobility (2/26/2016) 

Anand Yang Subaltern Speak (2/22/2016)

David Shulman Inner life of Dust (2/18/2016)

Berkeley Japan Conference (2/1/2016) 

Smriti Srinivas A Place for Utopia (2/11/2016)

Andrea Wright Making Indian Migrants (2/4/2016)

Zubair Bhatti Customer Feedback (2/1/2016)

Rajdeep Sardesai The Great Indian Election (11/17/2015)

Christophe Jaffrelot Pakistan Paradox(11/15/2015)

Poulomi Saha The Dark Subcontinent(11/12/2015)

Ambassador Ashok India, US, & China (11/10/2015) 


Erosion of Secularism (11/5/2015)

G.S. Sahota Melancholic Ornament(11/02/2015)

Mousumi Banerjee Ocean of Stories* (10/30/2015)

Sudha Murthy On Philanthropy* (10/29/2015)

Omar Rahman Communities in Transition (10/28/2015)

Linda Hess Bodies of Song(10/15/2015)

Harris Khalique Political Poetry in Pakistan*(10/08/15)


Jennifer Bussell Distributive Politics in India (9/29/2015)

Shovana Narayan Stories thru Dance* (9/25/2015)

Will Glover Learning from Lahore (9/25/2015)

Katherine Boo Hidden Costs of Global Inequality (09/24/15)


Prabhakar Joshy Yakshagana* (9/17/2015)

Poile Sengupta Playwright to Novelist (8/31/2015)

Geeta Patel Buy Now, Pay Later(05/08/2015)

Ronojoy Sen Nation at Play(05/06/2015)

Heidi Kaspar Medical Tourism in Delhi(4/30/2015)

Amber Abbas Violence in Aligarh 1947(4/25/2015)


Anand Pandian Ayya's Account(4/24/2015)

Abhishek Kaicker Poetry & the Mughals (4/22/2015) 

Osmund Bopearachchi Anuradhapura (4/14/2015)


Nivedita Menon Women's Rights to Land (4/9/2015)


Kavita Sivaramakrishnan Aging & Disease in the Tropics (4/7/2015)


Michelle Murphy Experimental Exuberance in Bangladesh (4/7/2015)

Projit Mukharji Serotropicality and the Neoliberal Subject (4/7/2015)


Shashi Tharoor The Networked World (4/7/2015)

Pushpamala N. Performative Cultures (4/3/2015)


Sir Fazle A Quiet Revolution in Bangladesh (3/30/2015)


Justice Markandey Katju The Future of India (3/19/2015)


Zakir Hussain Jazz Fusion Master Class (3/11/2015)

Zakir Hussain Changing Role of the Tabla Player (3/10/15)


Zakir Hussain The 2015 Regents' Lecture (3/5/15)

Elizabeth Chatterjee Electricity & India’s Fragmented State (3/2/15)

Sandip Roy Activism, Journalism, Life, and Literature (2/17/2015)

Sandip Roy on his debut novel Don't Let Him Know (2/12/2015)

Conference Fixing Pakistan's Education (2/7/15)

Ajay Gehlawat Female Sexuality in Hindi Cinema (11/18/2014)

Sanchita Saxena Made in in Bangladesh (10/30/2014)

Ayesha Siddiqa Religion, State and Society in Pakistan (10/26/2014)

Alka Patel Geopolitics & Material Culture in North India (10/23/2014)

Hansal Mehta Shahid and the voice of Sanity (10/21/2014)

Bilal Tanweer The Scatter Here is too Great (10/15/2014)


Manoj Mitta The Fiction of Fact Finding: Modi and Godhra (10/14/2014)


Nirupama Rao Women Who Lead: Indian Stories (10/07/2014)


Parul Dave Mukherji Art History in India and Its Discontents (09/17/2014) Who is afraid of Mimesis? Contesting the Common Sense of Indian Aesthetics(09/18/2014)

Anjum Altaf Fixing Pakistan's Education System (09/08/2014)

N Alam, YaliniDream & J Samuel Claiming our Voice (09/08/2014)

Lata Mani & Nicolás Grandi De Sidere 7: Desire's Vexed Status (05/01/14)

Mona Kanwal Sheikh Talking with the Pakistani Taliban (04/30/2014)

Nilika Mehrotra Consuming Gold in India (04/29/2014)

Ramachandra Guha Gandhi before India (04/22/2014)

Dipesh Chakrabarty Climate Change & Problem of Scale in History (4/18/2014)

Diana Eck Kumbh Mela 2013: Mapping the Ephemeral City (04/18/2014)

Romila Thapar Representing the Past as History (04/16/2014)

Sunita Narain Reinvent Growth without Pollution in India (04/10/2014)

Qamar Adamjee Persia, India & a Zoroastrian silver bowl (03/13/2014)

Mohsin Hamid Fiction and How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia (03/10/14)

Kalpana Sharma The Media and Indian Elections (02/27/2014)

Collecting South Asia: Archiving South Asia (02/18/2014)

Audrey Truschke Sanskrit Literature & Literati at the Mughal court (2/12/2014)

Sanjay Subrahmanyam Courtliness & Violence in Early Eurasia (2/07/2014)

Mohammed Hanif Mangoes, Alice, and the Missing Baloch (01/30/2014)

Gurcharan Das India: The need for a strong liberal state (11/20/2013)

Mahmood Farooqui Festival of Dastangoi at Berkeley (11/7/2013)

Patricia Jeffery Muslims and the Pulse Polio Initiative (10/15/2013)

Rehman Sobhan Challenging the Injustice of Poverty (10/11/2013)

Chris Fuller Colonial Theories of Caste and Society in India (10/10/2013)

Asma Jahangir Democratic Transitions, Pakistan & Human Rights(10/8/2013)

Amit Chaudhuri Calcutta: Two Years in the City (10/04/2013)

Kavita Krishnan Women Want Freedom (09/26/2013)

A. R. Venkatachalapathy The Birth of the Tamil Author (05/03/2013)

Kalpana Ram Spirit Possession and Provocation of the Modern (05/1/2013)

William Dalrymple Return of a King (05/01/2013)

Feisal Alkazi The Changing Role of Women in Indian Theater: From the 1940's to 2013 (04/25/2013)

Blake Wentworth Bhakti Demands Biography: Crafting the Life of a Tamil Saint (04/24/2013)

Wasif Rizvi, Nauman Naqvi, Charles Timothy Spracklen Higher Education in Pakistan: Designing a Liberal Core for Post-Colonial Pakistan(04/23/2013)

Sumeet Mhaskar Mumbai's Ex-millworkers' Political Mobilisation on the Rehabilitation Question (04/22/2013)

Isha Ray Safe Water for South Asia - Water & the Millennium Development Goals (04/20/2013)

Cheryl Colopy Dirty, Sacred Rivers: Confronting South Asia's Water Crisis(04/20/2013)

Ulka Anjaria, Ajay Gehlawat, & Snehal Shingavi The Slumdog Phenomenon (03/14/2013)

Pranab Bardhan Corruption in India: When Preaching Piety is not Enough(03/07/2013)

Sugata Ray For the Love of Land: Corporeal Topophilia and the Remaking of “State Space” in Colonial India (03/04/2013)


David Lewis Repositioning Bangladesh: A Conversation on its Achievements and Future Challenges(02/22/2013)


Gurinder Singh Mann From Stockton to Oak Creek: A Sikh Century in the United States (11/13/2012)


Rohini Nilekani Urban Water Futures: Can India's small towns show the way(10/30/2012)


Kumkum Roy Pedagogical Contexts and Contents: Ancient Indian History and Questions of Gender in the 21st century (10/23/2012)


Nayomi Munaweera Island of a Thousand Mirrors: A novel about the Sri Lankan civil war (10/18/2012)

Vikram Seth The Writer and the World: On Literature, Music, Imagination and Critical Reflection in India and Beyond (10/16/2012)


Bhaskar Mukhopadhyay Taking Callon To Calcutta: Performativity & Political Economy in the Colony (10/9/2012)

Mahmood Farooqui Dastangoi: The Lost Art of Story-telling in Urdu(10/6/2012)


Pankaj Mishra From the Ruins of Empire: The Intellectuals Who Remade Asia (10/3/2012)


Shahzad Bashir & Robert CrewsUnder the Drones: Modern Lives in the Af-Pak Borderlands (9/27/2012)


Aruna Roy Democracy vs Capitalism in India (9/20/2012)


Srikanth Nadhamuni Aadhaar: The Implementation of the largest national ID project in the world (9/13/2012)


S Y Quraishi An Undocumented Wonder: Managing the World's Biggest Elections (9/12/2012)


Sonia Faleiro Beautiful Thing: Inside the Secret World of Bombay's Dance Bars (5/1/2012)


Michael Levien The Politics of Dispossession: Understanding India's 'Land Wars' (04/19/2012)

Vasudha Dalmia Of Departures & Farewells: Life in a Civil Lines Bungalow in Allahabad, '47 (04/17/12)

Daisy Rockwell The Little Book of Terror (04/13/12)

Prithvi Shobhi Towards a Social History of Violence in medieval South India (04/12/12)

Amita Baviskar Good to Eat, Good to Think: Mapping Social & Ecological Change thru Food (04/10/12)


Riffat Masood Musings on Pakistan: A Guftugu with the Consul General of Pakistan (04/5/12)


Samia Altaf Why Foreign Aid Does Not Work In Countries Like Pakistan(03/16/12)

Ajay Gehlawat Goris in the Story: On the Shifting Dynamics of Whiteness in Bollywood (3/15/2012)

Zahid Hussain Sources of Tension: Pakistan, Its Neighbors and Regional Security (2/10/12)


David Gilmartin Environmental History and the Creation of Pakistan (2/2/12)


Nirupama Rao India and Asia-Pacific: An Emerging Partnership. Text of speech here. (12/5/11)


Ashok Gadgil Locally-affordable arsenic remediation of drinking water for South Asia (11/17/11)

Nosheen Ali Poetry, Power, Protest: Re-imagining Muslim Nationhood in Northern Pakistan (11/10/11)

Munis Faruqui Dara Shukoh, Vedanta, and Succession in Mughal India (11/03/2011)

Tapan Parikh Giving People Voice(10/27/2011)

Amitav Ghosh River of Smoke(10/19/2011)

Hussain Haqqani Pakistan and the US: Challenges and Opportunities(10/17/11)

Naiza Khan Guftugu: Contemporary Pakistani Art (10/16/11)

Vasundhara Sirnate Counterinsurgency Campaigns in Mizoram and Chhattisgarh (9/29/11)

Salima Hashmi Guftugu: Celebrating Faiz Ahmed Faiz (9/25/11)

P. Sainath Pay-to-print: How Media Corruption Undermines Indian Democracy (4/11/11)