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Eyes of the Ancestor
Monday 25 February 2013
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Pre-Conference Seminar Series: Exploring modern South Asian history with visual research methods: theories and practices'

Eyes of the Ancestor: ‘returning’ photographs to an Indian village

Dr Mark Elliott, MAA, University of Cambridge

Monday, 25 February 2013

17:00 - 19:00

Location: CRASSH, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DT - S2


Dr Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes (University of Cambridge)

Susanne Hammacher (Royal Anthropological Institute)

As a preamble to the first international conference on Exploring modern South Asian history with visual research methods, Cambridge, UK, 15-16 March 2013, the Centre of South Asian Studies is organising a seminar series that will introduce the theme of the conference. Several historians and anthropologists will discuss a selection of ethnographic / anthropological films of South Asia in relation to current historiographical methodologies. The series is organised in collaboration with the Royal Anthropological Institute and CRASSH.

For the complete programme please see