[Members] SAHSA at the 2014 AHA - from President Anne Hardgrove

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Society for Advancing the History Of South Asia AHA 2014

AHA Session 21:
Political Violence as Anti--‐Colonial Critique: Algeria, India, Kenya
Thursday, January 2, 2014: 1:00 PM-3:00 PM Washington Room 5 (Marriott
Wardman Park) Exhibition Level, Exhibit Hall B North
Chair/Discussant: Durba Ghosh, Cornell University
Physical and Symbolic Violence and the Colonization of Algeria Benjamin
Claude Bower, University of Texas at Austin
“Action” & Interpretation: Political Violence, Terrorism, & Revolution in
Interwar India Kama Maclean, New South Wales
Citizenship, Sovereignty, and Violence in Late Colonial Kenya Caroline M.
Elkins, Harvard University

AHA Session33:
Famine In Continental Asia: Comparative Perspectives on Environment, Market,
State, and Society, 1700–1950
Thursday, Jan 2, 2014: 3:30 PM-5:30 PM Thurgood Marshall Ballroom South
(Marriott Wardman Park)
Mezzanine Level
Yaron Ayalon, Ball State University
Sarah I. Cameron, University of Maryland at College Park
Ranin Kazemi, Kansas State University Lillian M. Li, Swarthmore College
Mridu Rai, Trinity College at Dublin
___________________________________________________________________
AHA Session 40:
Radical and Revolutionary Thought In British India: Rewriting India’s
Twentieth--‐Century Intellectual History
Thursday, January 2, 2014: 3:30 PM-5:30 PM Columbia Hall 3 (Washington
Hilton) – Terrace Level
Chair: Kama Maclean, University of New South Wales
Revolutionary Visions in British India: Bismil and Bhagat Singh, 1924–31
Aparna Vaidik, Georgetown
Political Aesthetics and Progressive Writers, 1940s–60s Maia A. Ramnath, UC
Santa Cruz
Radical Visions of India’s Past: Poetics of Maratha National History Janaki
Bakhle, UC Berkeley
Comment: Vinayak Chaturvedi, University of California, Irvine
___________________________________________________________________
AHA Session 97:
Using Petitions as a Source for South Asian History
Friday, January 3, 2014: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM Columbia Hall 7 (Washington
Hilton)
Terrace Level:
Chair/Discussant: Bhavani Raman, Princeton University
Indian Petitions as a Literature of Complaint in Early Colonial Bengal Robert
Travers, Cornell U
Election Petitions and the Meaning of the People’s Sovereignty David P.
Gilmartin, NC State Univ.
Cows and Constitutionalism: Writ Petitions in the Indian Republic Rohit De,
University of Cambridge

Conference on Asian History Luncheon (may pre-register at AHA registration)
Friday, January 3, 2014: 12:15 PM-1:45 PM Wilson Room B (Marriott Wardman
Park)
Mezzanine Level – Wilson Foyer
Presiding: Stefan Tanaka, University of California, San Diego
Speaker: Thomas S. Mullaney, Stanford University
Waiting for Cadmus: Chinese Script in the Age of Alphanumeric Hegemony,
1871–Present
_____________________
AHA Session 118:
Place, Personhood, and Ethnicity in Military Service of South Asia,
1650–1900
Friday, January 3, 2014: 2:30 PM-4:30 PM Columbia Hall 11 (Washington Hilton)
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Terrace Level
Chair: Terenjit Sevea, University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia
Retaking the Frontier: Ethnicity, Military, and Space in the NE & NW,
1850–1900 Catherine Warner, UW Seattle
Heterogeneous Military Labor Market and the Making of the Gorkhali Empire in
the Himalayas
Sanjog Rupakheti, Loyola U New Orleans
Between Imperial Bookends: An Inquiry into the Histories of Afghan Princely
States Naveena Naqvi, UCLA
The Horse, Conspicuous Consumption, and Embodied Masculinity in Persianate
South Asia, 1650–1800
Monica Meadows, UW Seattle
___________________________________________________________________
Prescribed Modernities: Debates On Violence, Gendered Bodies,and Secularism
Friday, January 3, 2014: 2:30 PM-4:30 PM Calvert Room (Omni Shoreham) Lobby
Level
Chair: Anne Hardgrove, University of Texas at San Antonio
Engendering War and Violence in 1971: Memories as Records of an Alternative
History of the Pakistan Army
Yasmin Saikia, Arizona State University
Neo-Liberalizing Secularism: Transnational Feminisms & the Politics of
Authenticity Dina Siddiqi, BRAC Univ.
Purdah, Piety, and Progress: Competing Notions of the Modern Woman in East
Bengal, 1947–71
Elora Shehabuddin, Rice University
Comment: Neilesh Bose, University of North Texas and Monan Ahmed Asif,
Columbia University
___________________________________________________________________

Small Town Capitalism in Western India:
Discussion of the John Richards Prizewinning Book
Saturday, January 4, 2014: 9:00 AM-11:00 AM Congressional Room B (Omni
Shoreham) Lobby Level
Chair: Abigail McGowan, University of Vermont
Neilesh Bose, University of North Texas
Anne Hardgrove, UT San Antonio
Howard Spodek, Temple University
Anand A. Yang, UW Seattle
Comment: Douglas E. Haynes, Dartmouth College
___________________________________________________________________
AHA Session 170:
Muslim Itinerants, Migrants, and Settlers In Early Modern and Modern South
Asia
Saturday, January 4, 2014: 11:30 AM-1:30 PM Columbia Hall 4 (Washington
Hilton) --- Terrace Level
Chair/Comment: Ali Anooshahr, University of California, Davis
Shaykh Khattu, Sayyid ’Abdullah, and the Process of “Settling” in 15th
C Gujarat Jyoti Gulati Balachandran,
Colgate University
The Career(s) and Memory of Neknam Khan in Seventeenth-Century Deccan Subah
Dayal, UCLA
Faqirs Running Amok in Malay Port Cities: "Mad" Migrants from Gujarat and the
Coromandel Coast
Terenjit Sevea, U Penn

AHA Session 197:
Planning (and) the Market: Revisiting Development and State in South Asia
Fifty Years after
Nehru’s Passing
Saturday, January 4, 2014: 2:30 PM-4:30 PM Harding Room (Marriott Wardman
Park) Mezzanine
Level – Wilson Foyer
Chair/Comment: David Ludden, New York University
Planning for What? The Relationship between Improvement, Development, and
Growth before the Nehruvian
State Faisal Iqbal Chaudhry, University of Pennsylvania
The Uses of History in Indian Economic Thinking Prasannan Parthasarathi,
Boston College
The Developmental Imagination and India Benjamin Zachariah, University of
Heidelberg
Agricultural Development Techno-Science in Nehruvian State Madhumita Saha,
Appalachian State
___________________________________________________________________
SAHSA Business Meeting
--‐
ALL WELCOME
Saturday, January 4, 2014: 4:30 PM-5:30 PM Wilson Room C (Marriott Wardman
Park)
Mezzanine Level – Wilson Foyer
Presiding:
Anne Hardgrove, University of Texas at San Antonio Neilesh Bose, University
of North Texas
___________________________________________________________________
Peepli Live
(film)
Saturday, January 4, 2014: 5:00 PM-7:00 PM Delaware Suite (Marriott Wardman
Park)
Lobby Level
Anusha Rizvi, writer and director, Aamir Kahan and Kiran Rao, producers,
Mahmood Farooqui, co-director (Aamir
Khan Productions, UTV, 2010) Peepli Live is a feature film that examines the
topic of “farmer suicides” in India.
The film tells the story of two brothers who are bankrupt. A local
moneylender suggests that one of brothers should commit suicide in order to
qualify for a government assistance program set up to pay families only after
a suicide. The government subsidy will help save the family farm, but the
question is which brother will end his life for the sake of the rest of the
family? As the brothers attempt to sort out this conundrum, the local
newspaper starts covering the story of the brothers’ dilemma. Through
social media, the news item spreads nationally and becomes a media sensation.
The resolution of the brothers’ problem is an indictment of the nature of
the culture of late capitalism in a postcolonial context. Further, Rizvi’s
film provides an important critique of state policies and the role of new
media in India today.

Rajit Mazumder, DePaul University, will introduce the film and lead a
discussion afterward.

SAHSA--‐CAH Reception
Saturday, January 4, 2014: 5:30 PM-7:00+ PM
Come share good conversation, light food and drinks. Cash contributions
welcome.
LOCATION: Marriot Wardman Park, TBA Suite of Stefan Tenaka
Once Stefan gets the Suite Number, we will send out an email message through
SAHSA’s website.
Location will also be announced at the SAHSA Business Meeting and Peepli
Live.
______________________________________________________________________

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Society for Advancing the History Of South Asia AHA 2014
AHA Session 21:
Political Violence as Anti--‐Colonial Critique: Algeria, India, Kenya
Thursday, January 2, 2014: 1:00 PM-3:00 PM Washington Room 5 (Marriott Wardman Park) Exhibition Level, Exhibit Hall B North
Chair/Discussant: Durba Ghosh, Cornell University
Physical and Symbolic Violence and the Colonization of Algeria Benjamin Claude Bower, University of Texas at Austin
“Action” & Interpretation: Political Violence, Terrorism, & Revolution in Interwar India Kama Maclean, New South Wales
Citizenship, Sovereignty, and Violence in Late Colonial Kenya Caroline M. Elkins, Harvard University
AHA Session33:
Famine In Continental Asia: Comparative Perspectives on Environment, Market,
State, and Society, 1700–1950
Thursday, Jan 2, 2014: 3:30 PM-5:30 PM Thurgood Marshall Ballroom South (Marriott Wardman Park)
Mezzanine Level
Yaron Ayalon, Ball State University
Sarah I. Cameron, University of Maryland at College Park
Ranin Kazemi, Kansas State University Lillian M. Li, Swarthmore College
Mridu Rai, Trinity College at Dublin
___________________________________________________________________
AHA Session 40:
Radical and Revolutionary Thought In British India: Rewriting India’s Twentieth--‐Century Intellectual History
Thursday, January 2, 2014: 3:30 PM-5:30 PM Columbia Hall 3 (Washington Hilton) – Terrace Level
Chair: Kama Maclean, University of New South Wales
Revolutionary Visions in British India: Bismil and Bhagat Singh, 1924–31 Aparna Vaidik, Georgetown
Political Aesthetics and Progressive Writers, 1940s–60s Maia A. Ramnath, UC Santa Cruz
Radical Visions of India’s Past: Poetics of Maratha National History Janaki Bakhle, UC Berkeley
Comment: Vinayak Chaturvedi, University of California, Irvine
___________________________________________________________________
AHA Session 97:
Using Petitions as a Source for South Asian History
Friday, January 3, 2014: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM Columbia Hall 7 (Washington Hilton)
Terrace Level:
Chair/Discussant: Bhavani Raman, Princeton University
Indian Petitions as a Literature of Complaint in Early Colonial Bengal Robert Travers, Cornell U
Election Petitions and the Meaning of the People’s Sovereignty David P. Gilmartin, NC State Univ.
Cows and Constitutionalism: Writ Petitions in the Indian Republic Rohit De, University of Cambridge
Conference on Asian History Luncheon (may pre-register at AHA registration)
Friday, January 3, 2014: 12:15 PM-1:45 PM Wilson Room B (Marriott Wardman Park)
Mezzanine Level – Wilson Foyer
Presiding: Stefan Tanaka, University of California, San Diego
Speaker: Thomas S. Mullaney, Stanford University
Waiting for Cadmus: Chinese Script in the Age of Alphanumeric Hegemony, 1871–Present
_____________________
AHA Session 118:
Place, Personhood, and Ethnicity in Military Service of South Asia, 1650–1900
Friday, January 3, 2014: 2:30 PM-4:30 PM Columbia Hall 11 (Washington Hilton) ---
Terrace Level
Chair: Terenjit Sevea, University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia
Retaking the Frontier: Ethnicity, Military, and Space in the NE & NW, 1850–1900 Catherine Warner, UW Seattle
Heterogeneous Military Labor Market and the Making of the Gorkhali Empire in the Himalayas
Sanjog Rupakheti, Loyola U New Orleans
Between Imperial Bookends: An Inquiry into the Histories of Afghan Princely States Naveena Naqvi, UCLA
The Horse, Conspicuous Consumption, and Embodied Masculinity in Persianate South Asia, 1650–1800
Monica Meadows, UW Seattle
___________________________________________________________________
Prescribed Modernities: Debates On Violence, Gendered Bodies,and Secularism
Friday, January 3, 2014: 2:30 PM-4:30 PM Calvert Room (Omni Shoreham) Lobby Level
Chair: Anne Hardgrove, University of Texas at San Antonio
Engendering War and Violence in 1971: Memories as Records of an Alternative History of the Pakistan Army
Yasmin Saikia, Arizona State University
Neo-Liberalizing Secularism: Transnational Feminisms & the Politics of Authenticity Dina Siddiqi, BRAC Univ.
Purdah, Piety, and Progress: Competing Notions of the Modern Woman in East Bengal, 1947–71
Elora Shehabuddin, Rice University
Comment: Neilesh Bose, University of North Texas and Monan Ahmed Asif, Columbia University
___________________________________________________________________
Small Town Capitalism in Western India:
Discussion of the John Richards Prizewinning Book
Saturday, January 4, 2014: 9:00 AM-11:00 AM Congressional Room B (Omni Shoreham) Lobby Level
Chair: Abigail McGowan, University of Vermont
Neilesh Bose, University of North Texas
Anne Hardgrove, UT San Antonio
Howard Spodek, Temple University
Anand A. Yang, UW Seattle
Comment: Douglas E. Haynes, Dartmouth College
___________________________________________________________________
AHA Session 170:
Muslim Itinerants, Migrants, and Settlers In Early Modern and Modern South Asia
Saturday, January 4, 2014: 11:30 AM-1:30 PM Columbia Hall 4 (Washington Hilton) --- Terrace Level
Chair/Comment: Ali Anooshahr, University of California, Davis
Shaykh Khattu, Sayyid ’Abdullah, and the Process of “Settling” in 15th C Gujarat Jyoti Gulati Balachandran,
Colgate University
The Career(s) and Memory of Neknam Khan in Seventeenth-Century Deccan Subah Dayal, UCLA
Faqirs Running Amok in Malay Port Cities: "Mad" Migrants from Gujarat and the Coromandel Coast
Terenjit Sevea, U Penn
AHA Session 197:
Planning (and) the Market: Revisiting Development and State in South Asia Fifty Years after
Nehru’s Passing
Saturday, January 4, 2014: 2:30 PM-4:30 PM Harding Room (Marriott Wardman Park) Mezzanine
Level – Wilson Foyer
Chair/Comment: David Ludden, New York University
Planning for What? The Relationship between Improvement, Development, and Growth before the Nehruvian
State Faisal Iqbal Chaudhry, University of Pennsylvania
The Uses of History in Indian Economic Thinking Prasannan Parthasarathi, Boston College
The Developmental Imagination and India Benjamin Zachariah, University of Heidelberg
Agricultural Development Techno-Science in Nehruvian State Madhumita Saha, Appalachian State
___________________________________________________________________
SAHSA Business Meeting
--‐
ALL WELCOME
Saturday, January 4, 2014: 4:30 PM-5:30 PM Wilson Room C (Marriott Wardman Park)
Mezzanine Level – Wilson Foyer
Presiding:
Anne Hardgrove, University of Texas at San Antonio Neilesh Bose, University of North Texas
___________________________________________________________________
Peepli Live
(film)
Saturday, January 4, 2014: 5:00 PM-7:00 PM Delaware Suite (Marriott Wardman Park)
Lobby Level
Anusha Rizvi, writer and director, Aamir Kahan and Kiran Rao, producers, Mahmood Farooqui, co-director (Aamir
Khan Productions, UTV, 2010) Peepli Live is a feature film that examines the topic of “farmer suicides” in India.
The film tells the story of two brothers who are bankrupt. A local moneylender suggests that one of brothers should commit suicide in order to qualify for a government assistance program set up to pay families only after a suicide. The government subsidy will help save the family farm, but the question is which brother will end his life for the sake of the rest of the family? As the brothers attempt to sort out this conundrum, the local newspaper starts covering the story of the brothers’ dilemma. Through social media, the news item spreads nationally and becomes a media sensation. The resolution of the brothers’ problem is an indictment of the nature of the culture of late capitalism in a postcolonial context. Further, Rizvi’s film provides an important critique of state policies and the role of new media in India today.
Rajit Mazumder, DePaul University, will introduce the film and lead a discussion afterward.
SAHSA--‐CAH Reception
Saturday, January 4, 2014: 5:30 PM-7:00+ PM
Come share good conversation, light food and drinks. Cash contributions welcome.
LOCATION: Marriot Wardman Park, TBA Suite of Stefan Tenaka
Once Stefan gets the Suite Number, we will send out an email message through SAHSA’s website.
Location will also be announced at the SAHSA Business Meeting and Peepli Live.
______________________________________________________________________

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Society for Advancing the History Of South Asia                  AHA 2014
 
AHA Session 21:
Political Violence as Anti--‐Colonial Critique: Algeria, India, Kenya
Thursday, January 2, 2014: 1:00 PM-3:00 PM Washington Room 5 (Marriott Wardman Park) Exhibition Level, Exhibit Hall B North
Chair/Discussant: Durba Ghosh, Cornell University
Physical and Symbolic Violence and the Colonization of Algeria Benjamin Claude Bower, University of Texas at Austin
“Action” & Interpretation: Political Violence, Terrorism, & Revolution in Interwar India Kama Maclean, New South Wales

Citizenship, Sovereignty, and Violence in Late Colonial Kenya Caroline M. Elkins, Harvard University

 
AHA Session33:
Famine In Continental Asia: Comparative Perspectives on Environment, Market,
State, and Society, 1700–1950
Thursday, Jan 2, 2014: 3:30 PM-5:30 PM Thurgood Marshall Ballroom South (Marriott Wardman Park)
Mezzanine Level
Yaron Ayalon, Ball State University                    Sarah I. Cameron, University of Maryland at College Park
Ranin Kazemi, Kansas State University                                                   Lillian M. Li, Swarthmore College
Mridu Rai, Trinity College at Dublin
___________________________________________________________________
AHA Session40:
Radical and Revolutionary Thought In British India: Rewriting India’s Twentieth--‐Century Intellectual History
Thursday, January 2, 2014: 3:30 PM-5:30 PM Columbia Hall 3 (Washington Hilton) – Terrace Level
Chair: Kama Maclean, University of New South Wales
Revolutionary Visions in British India: Bismil and Bhagat Singh, 1924–31 Aparna Vaidik, Georgetown
Political Aesthetics and Progressive Writers, 1940s–60s Maia A. Ramnath, UC Santa Cruz
Radical Visions of India’s Past: Poetics of Maratha National History Janaki Bakhle, UC Berkeley
Comment: Vinayak Chaturvedi, University of California, Irvine
___________________________________________________________________
AHA Session 97:
Using Petitions as a Source for South Asian History
Friday, January 3, 2014: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM Columbia Hall 7 (Washington Hilton)
Terrace Level:
Chair/Discussant: Bhavani Raman, Princeton University
Indian Petitions as a Literature of Complaint in Early Colonial Bengal Robert Travers, Cornell U
Election Petitions and the Meaning of the People’s Sovereignty David P. Gilmartin, NC State Univ.
Cows and Constitutionalism: Writ Petitions in the Indian Republic Rohit De, University of Cambridge
 
Conference on Asian History Luncheon (may pre-register at AHA registration)
Friday, January 3, 2014: 12:15 PM-1:45 PM Wilson Room B (Marriott Wardman Park)
Mezzanine Level – Wilson Foyer
Presiding: Stefan Tanaka, University of California, San Diego
Speaker: Thomas S. Mullaney, Stanford University
Waiting for Cadmus: Chinese Script in the Age of Alphanumeric Hegemony, 1871–Present
_____________________
AHA Session 118:
Place, Personhood, and Ethnicity in Military Service of South Asia, 1650–1900
Friday, January 3, 2014: 2:30 PM-4:30 PM Columbia Hall 11 (Washington Hilton) ---
Terrace Level
Chair: Terenjit Sevea, University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia
Retaking the Frontier: Ethnicity, Military, and Space in the NE & NW, 1850–1900 Catherine Warner, UW Seattle
Heterogeneous Military Labor Market and the Making of the Gorkhali Empire in the Himalayas
Sanjog Rupakheti, Loyola U New Orleans
Between Imperial Bookends: An Inquiry into the Histories of Afghan Princely States Naveena Naqvi, UCLA
The Horse, Conspicuous Consumption, and Embodied Masculinity in Persianate South Asia, 1650–1800
Monica Meadows, UW Seattle
___________________________________________________________________
Prescribed Modernities: Debates On Violence, Gendered Bodies,and Secularism
Friday, January 3, 2014: 2:30 PM-4:30 PM Calvert Room (Omni Shoreham) Lobby Level
Chair: Anne Hardgrove, University of Texas at San Antonio
Engendering War and Violence in 1971: Memories as Records of an Alternative History of the Pakistan Army
Yasmin Saikia, Arizona State University
Neo-Liberalizing Secularism: Transnational Feminisms & the Politics of Authenticity Dina Siddiqi, BRAC Univ.
Purdah, Piety, and Progress: Competing Notions of the Modern Woman in East Bengal, 1947–71
Elora Shehabuddin, Rice University
Comment: Neilesh Bose, University of North Texas and Monan Ahmed Asif, Columbia University
___________________________________________________________________
 
Small Town Capitalism in Western India:
Discussion of the John Richards Prizewinning Book
Saturday, January 4, 2014: 9:00 AM-11:00 AM Congressional Room B (Omni Shoreham) Lobby Level
Chair: Abigail McGowan, University of Vermont
Neilesh Bose, University of North Texas
Anne Hardgrove, UT San Antonio
Howard Spodek, Temple University
Anand A. Yang, UW Seattle
Comment: Douglas E. Haynes, Dartmouth College
___________________________________________________________________
AHA Session 170:
Muslim Itinerants, Migrants, and Settlers In Early Modern and Modern South Asia
Saturday, January 4, 2014: 11:30 AM-1:30 PM Columbia Hall 4 (Washington Hilton) --- Terrace Level
Chair/Comment: Ali Anooshahr, University of California, Davis
Shaykh Khattu, Sayyid ’Abdullah, and the Process of “Settling” in 15th C Gujarat Jyoti Gulati Balachandran,
Colgate University
The Career(s) and Memory of Neknam Khan in Seventeenth-Century Deccan Subah Dayal, UCLA
Faqirs Running Amok in Malay Port Cities: "Mad" Migrants from Gujarat and the Coromandel Coast
Terenjit Sevea, U Penn
 
AHA Session 197:
Planning (and) the Market: Revisiting Development and State in South Asia Fifty Years after
Nehru’s Passing
Saturday, January 4, 2014: 2:30 PM-4:30 PM Harding Room (Marriott Wardman Park) Mezzanine
Level – Wilson Foyer
Chair/Comment: David Ludden, New York University
Planning for What? The Relationship between Improvement, Development, and Growth before the Nehruvian
State Faisal Iqbal Chaudhry, University of Pennsylvania
The Uses of History in Indian Economic Thinking Prasannan Parthasarathi, Boston College
The Developmental Imagination and India Benjamin Zachariah, University of Heidelberg
Agricultural Development Techno-Science in Nehruvian State Madhumita Saha, Appalachian State
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SAHSA Business Meeting
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ALL WELCOME
Saturday, January 4, 2014: 4:30 PM-5:30 PM Wilson Room C (Marriott Wardman Park)
Mezzanine Level – Wilson Foyer
Presiding:
Anne Hardgrove, University of Texas at San Antonio Neilesh Bose, University of North Texas
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Peepli Live
(film)
Saturday, January 4, 2014: 5:00 PM-7:00 PM Delaware Suite (Marriott Wardman Park)
Lobby Level
Anusha Rizvi, writer and director, Aamir Kahan and Kiran Rao, producers, Mahmood Farooqui, co-director (Aamir
Khan Productions, UTV, 2010) Peepli Live is a feature film that examines the topic of “farmer suicides” in India.
The film tells the story of two brothers who are bankrupt. A local moneylender suggests that one of brothers should commit suicide in order to qualify for a government assistance program set up to pay families only after a suicide. The government subsidy will help save the family farm, but the question is which brother will end his life for the sake of the rest of the family? As the brothers attempt to sort out this conundrum, the local newspaper starts covering the story of the brothers’ dilemma. Through social media, the news item spreads nationally and becomes a media sensation. The resolution of the brothers’ problem is an indictment of the
nature of the culture of late capitalism in a postcolonial context. Further, Rizvi’s film provides an important critique of state policies and the role of new media in India today.
Rajit Mazumder, DePaul University, will introduce the film and lead a discussion afterward.
SAHSA--‐CAH Reception
Saturday, January 4, 2014: 5:30 PM-7:00+ PM
Come share good conversation, light food and drinks. Cash contributions welcome.
LOCATION: Marriot Wardman Park, TBA Suite of Stefan Tenaka
Once Stefan gets the Suite Number, we will send out an email message through SAHSA’s website.
Location will also be announced at the SAHSA Business Meeting and Peepli Live.
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Dear SAHSA Members,

I am writing to let everyone know that SAHSA is currently accepting
nominations for Vice President of SAHSA for 2013-14.

The VP works under the President of SAHSA for one year, and then becomes the
President of the organization the following year. The duties include working
closely with the American Historical Association to, well, advance the
history of South Asia. Officers of SAHSA are expected to be members of the
AHA and be able to attend the Annual Meetings, in NYC (2015) and Atlanta
(2016). Please consider self-nominating or sending a suggestion of a
candidate with his/her contact details. If I could hear back by Wednesday,
Nov 20th, that would be fantastic. You can reach me by email:
anne.hardgrove@utsa.edu [1] or by text: 210-710-7108.

On that note, it's not too early to begin planning panels for the AHA
meetings in NY. The meeting theme is "History and the Other Disciplines" and
the deadline for panels is February 15th, 2014.

We have an excellent line-up of panels at the 2014 AHA which meets Jan 2-5 in
DC, including a cocktail party on the evening of Saturday, Jan 4th. I'll send
out a schedule shortly. Hope that everyone's well and hope to see you in
January!

best regards,
Anne

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Dear SAHSA Members,
I am writing to let everyone know that SAHSA is currently accepting nominations for Vice President of SAHSA for 2013-14.
The VP works under the President of SAHSA for one year, and then becomes the President of the organization the following year. The duties include working closely with the American Historical Association to, well, advance the history of South Asia. Officers of SAHSA are expected to be members of the AHA and be able to attend the Annual Meetings, in NYC (2015) and Atlanta (2016). Please consider self-nominating or sending a suggestion of a candidate with his/her contact details. If I could hear back by Wednesday, Nov 20th, that would be fantastic. You can reach me by email: anne.hardgrove@utsa.edu or by text: 210-710-7108.
On that note, it's not too early to begin planning panels for the AHA meetings in NY. The meeting theme is "History and the Other Disciplines" and the deadline for panels is February 15th, 2014.
We have an excellent line-up of panels at the 2014 AHA which meets Jan 2-5 in DC, including a cocktail party on the evening of Saturday, Jan 4th. I'll send out a schedule shortly. Hope that everyone's well and hope to see you in January!
best regards,
Anne

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