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Ahlawat, Dalbir 

1996 "India-Brazil Relations: Cabral to Cardoso", Third Concept (New Delhi), vol. 10, no. 109, March.

2004 "Latin America's Evolving Integration with the Asia Pacific Region", India Quarterly (New Delhi), vol. LX, nos. 1 & 2, January-June.

1999 "Continuity and Change in Australia's Foreign Policy", Education Dialogue (New Delhi), vol. 3, no. 1, January.

1997 "Bharat-Latin America: Nai Xitiz Ki Or" Sahitya Setu Sagar (National Institute of Oceanography, Goa), April-June 1997. (In Hindi) (India-Latin America Towards a New Horizon).  

Alter, Andrew. B.

2011 'Controlling Time in Epic Performances: An Examination of Mahabharata Performance in the Central Himalayas and Indonesia', Ethnomusicology Forum. 20(1), 57-78. (9000 words)

2009 'The Significance of Tantric Sects for Drum Practice in the Central Himalayas', Yearbook for Traditional Music. 24, 19-30. (6000 words)

2004 'Playing History: Music's Agency in the Creation of Historical and Sacred Realms during a Central Himalayan Festival'. South Asia. XXVII(3), 359-378. (6000 words)

2003 'Dhol Sagar: Aspects of Drum Knowledge amongst Musicians inGarhwal, North India'. European Bulletin for Himalayan Research XXIV(Spring), 63-76. (5000 words)

1998 'Negotiating Identity in the Garhwali Cassette Industry'. South Asia. XXI(1), 109-122. (6000 words)

1997/98 'Bagpipes in the Himalayas: Syncretic Processes in a North Indian Regional Music Tradition'. Asian Music. XXIX(1), 1-16. (7000 words)

1997 'Key Processes in the Oral Transmission of Hindustani Vocal Music'.  Journal of the Musicological Society of Australia. XX, 61-83. (10,000 words)

Alter, A. B.  and McNeil, A.

2004 'Introduction'. South Asia. XXVII(3), 285-288. (1500 words) Badami, Sumant

Bedford, Ian

2008 'Listening to the Voice in South Indian Classical Music": a Review Essay' in The Australian Journal of Anthropology 2008 Special Issue 20

2001 'Nation and Belonging in India, Pakistan and South Central Asia' in Mankind (now The Australian Journal of Anthropology)1996 Vol 7. 'The Interdiction of Music in Islam' in The Australian Journal of Anthropology 2001 12:1

1993 'Intizar Husain's "An Unwritten Epic" and the Matter of Pakistan', in Journal of Commonwealth Literature 1993: 28. Loblay, Victoria

McNeil, Adrian

2009 Tawa'ifs, Military Musicians and Shia Ideology in pre-rebellion Lucknow, Journal of South Asian Studies, April.

2008 Mirasis: Some thoughts on hereditary musicians in Hindustani music, Context 32.

2007 Improvisation as Conversation: A Cross Cultural Perspective, Journal of the Indian Musicological Society, Vol 38.

2004 'Making Modernity Audible: Sarodiyas and the Early Recording Industry' Journal of South Asian Studies, December.

1996 "Politicising a Musical Tradition: Religious Fundamentalism and Musicians in North India, Context 11.

1995 "A Mouse, a Frog, the Hawaiian Guitar and World Music Aesthetics" Perfect Beat: The Pacific Journal of Research into Contemporary Music and Popular Culture Vol 2 (3).

1993-1994 "Why Hindustani Musicians are Good Cooks: Analogies Between Music and Food in North India", Asian Music, Vol. 25, Fall.

Osuri, Goldie

2008 'Ash-Coloured Whiteness: The Transfiguration of Aishwarya Rai', South Asian Popular Culture, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 109-123.

2003 'Paralogical Moments: Herstories of Colonialism and Conversion, Diaspora and Migrancy.' Outskirts: feminisms along the edge, vol. 11, Ram, Kalpana

Ram, Kalpana

2010 "Between medicine and manthravady: agency and identity in Paniya health." South Asian History and Culture 1(2): 301 - 314.

2010 Spatial boundaries and moralities of gender: considerations from obstetric and gynaecological practice in Chennai, South India South Asian History and Culture, Volume 1 Issue 2, 213-223 Loblay, Victoria

2009 Everyday ethics: sex determination and ultrasound in Australia Indian Journal of Medical Ethics. Vol VI(4) 

2007 Rethinking the 'International' in the Politics of Women's Health: An Ethnographic Excursion Through the Story of the Anti-Fertility Vaccine and Beyond. Outskirts Vol 17. Special Issue: Feminist Engagements in Other Places <

2010 "Class in the Clinic: The performativity of class in encounters between health professionals and rural poor women' Lead article in South Asian History and Culture, Special Issue on Health, Culture and Religion in South Asia (also to be published as edited volume by Routledge), Editors Alex Broom and Assa Doron, ppxx

2009 'Modernity as a "Rain of Words: Tracing the Flows of "Rain" between Dalit Women and Intellectuals in Tamil Nadu' in Asian Studies Review Special Issue on Dalit Cultural Politics, Guest Editors U. Rao and A. Doron, pp501-516

2009 b 'I now have arivu (knowledge) which dispels fears' in South Asia, Special Issue, Indian Democracy and Civil Society, Guest editors Salim Lakha and Pradeep Taneja, pp485-500

2007b 'Un-timeliness as Moral Indictment: Tamil agricultural labouring women's use of lament as life-narrative' in The Australian Journal of Anthropology, August issue.18:2, pp138-154

2005 'Phantom Limbs: South Indian Dance and Immigrant Reifications of the Female Body' in Journal of Intercultural Studies April (vol.26, issues 1/2)

2000a 'Dancing the Past Into Life. The rasa, nritta and raga of immigrant existence.' In Special Issue on the Politics of Dance, The Australian Journal of Anthropology, Vol. 11, No. 3, University of Sydney, pp 261-274

2000b 'Listening to the Call of Dance. Re-thinking Authenticity and Essentialism. Commentary on Special Issue, The Politics of Dance.' The Australian Journal of Anthropology, University of Sydney, pp358-364

2004 'Religion, Gender and the Postcolonial Crisis of the Present: Reflections on and from India' Penny Magee Memorial Lecture in Australian Religion Studies Review Vol.17 (2)

1995 'Rationalism, cultural nationalism and the reform of body politics: Minority intellectuals of the Tamil Catholic community', in Contributions to Indian Sociology, Special Issue: Social reform, sexuality and the state, Vol. 29, Nos.1 and 2, January-December, pp291-318.

1994 'Medical Management and Giving Birth: Responses of Coastal women in Tamil Nadu' in Reproductive Health Matters, No.4, November 1994, Special Issue on Motherhood, Fatherhood, and Fertility, pp20-26.

1993 "Too Traditional Once Again": Some post-structuralists on the aspirations of the immigrant/Third World female subject', Australian Feminist Studies, no. 17, pp 5- 28.

1992 'Modernist Anthropology and the construction of Indian Identity', Meanjin 3: 589-614 

Ranganathan, Maya

2009 'Towards an inclusive national identity: a case study of Swades',National Identities, Vol 11, No 4, Dec.

2008 'Localising the global: a study of MNC ads in India', Nationalism and Ethnic Politics, Vol 14, No 1, Winter, pp.117-142.  (with Bernadette Lobo)

2003 'Potential of the Net to construct and convey ethnic and national identities: A comparison of the use in the Sri Lankan Tamil and Kashmir situation', Asian Ethnicity. Vol 4, Issue 2, June 2003, pp 265-279.Selvaraj Velayutham

2008 'Second-Generation Tamils and Cross-Cultural Marriage: Managing the Translocal Village in a Moment of Cultural Rupture', Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 34 (1): 113-131. (with Amanda Wise).

2006 'Beyond Bollywood: India's Tamil Film Industry', The Journal of the Asian Arts Society of Australia 15 (1): pp21.

2005 'Moral Economies of a Translocal Village: Obligation and Shame among South Indian Transnational Migrants', Global Networks:Journal of Transnational Affairs 5(1): pp 27-47. (with Amanda Wise)

2001 'Dancing with Ga(y)nesh: The Politics of multicultural appropriation in Australia', Postcolonial Studies 4(2): pp143-160. (with Amanda Wise)