Listening in: Sounds of South Asian Histories
Join us for our Summer Colloquium to hear about the Sonic Turn in South Asian histories, drawing on recent and emerging international research on cinema, oration, song, and radio.
The series will be held on Tuesdays fortnightly on Zoom from April 20th until July 13th, at 4:15 pm (CEST).
Click on each talk to find the corresponding registration link.
20.04 | Impassioned Speech: Cinema & Sonic Individuation in Colonial India
Debashree Mukherjee - Columbia University
4.05 | Let’s Tune in: South Asian Prisoners of the First World War
Alaka Atreya Chudal - University of Vienna
18.05 | The Fire-Eater Maulana: Bhashani and the Kagmari Festival, c. 1957
Layli Uddin - Kings College London
1.06 | The Sounds of Muslim Nationalism in Colonial India: From Political Songs to Gramophone Records and Brass Bands
Gianni Sievers - University of Pennsylvania
15.06 | Subhas Chandra Bose’s Azad Hind Radio, Rumor and Radio Broadcasting in Wartime India
Isabel Huacuja Alonso - Columbia University
29.06 | Warm Wavelengths in the Cold War: Radio Berlin International and its ‘objects of love’ in India
Anandita Bajpai, ZMO Berlin
13.07 | Locating the auditory and the sensory in late colonial India (Cancelled)
Vebhuti Duggal - Ambedkar University