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18 April: Reflections on Migration through Film

Modern South Asia Seminar by Mario Rutten, Professor of Comparative Sociology and Anthropology of Asia at the Department of Anthropology and Sociology, and Fellow of the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research, University of Amsterdam. The lecture will be preceded by screening of the documentary ‘Living like a Common Man’ (2011) that captures the dreams of Indian youth who migrate to London.

Lecture series: The Way of Tea, the Way of the Buddha

Religious Studies MA lecture series by Meiji Yamada, Numata Professor 2012. Tea is a sort of ‘mysterious’ drink. Not as strong as alcohol or drugs, yet from ancient times until today, both in East Asia and in the West, it has shaken the history of the world.