Undergraduate

New Modules

SN2282 MUSIC IN SOUTH ASIA

Modular Credits: 4

This module examines the way music shapes social, political and cultural identities in South Asia. Using an interdisciplinary approach, this course will serve as an introduction to current trends in the fields of ethnomusicology, critical musicology, and popular music studies.

SN2283 CHINA-INDIA INTERACTIONS:CHANGING PERSPECTIVES

Modular Credits: 4

This module is structured keeping in view the different understanding of Sino-Indian relations and competing economic and political policy discourses in the new millennium. In the light of the above, the module reexamines the connections and interactions in IndiaChina relations through historical and contemporary contexts to enhance the awareness of difference in perspectives and raise the level of mutual understanding, particularly from South Asian perspectives. It will enable students to critically analyse the ‘realist’ and ‘neo-liberal’ debates in view of a more holistic analysis and better understanding of the bilateral relations between China and India.

SN3282 VIOLENCE AND VISUAL CULTURES IN SOUTH ASIA

Modular Credits: 4

This course will examine how conflict and violence in contemporary South Asia have been understood and represented in different visual cultures such as popular film, photography, documentaries and online spaces. This module will interrogate the role of representations of violence within the societies at conflict in India, Sri Lanka, Burma and Nepal and how these are received abroad. It will provide tools for an increased visual awareness and understanding of ethical dialogues that shape violence in South Asia. This interdisciplinary course onsiders the relationship between images and disciplines such as history, politics, philosophy and anthropology.