A historic Oxford-India Partnership

Somerville has established the Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development to provide fully-funded scholarships to the best Indian graduate students. The OICSD equips students to lead change for issues of urgent global concern on their return to India. It also plays a key role in pioneering research and convening partnerships between academics, practitioners and policymakers to ensure lasting solutions to development concerns.

OICSD News and Events

23rd November 2016

Cornelia Sorabji’s 150th birth anniversary celebrated at India House

On Thursday 17 November, the Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development (OICSD) at Somerville College, in partnership with the High Commission of India in the UK, invited over one hundred guests to India House to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of the pioneering lawyer Cornelia Sorabji (1866-1954).

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14th October 2016

The first Cornelia Sorabji Law Scholar at Somerville College

Divya Sharma, Somerville’s first Cornelia Sorabji Scholar, arrived in October to begin the academic year at the University of Oxford thanks to the generosity of alumni and friends of Somerville.

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3rd October 2016

Somerville College launches Cornelia Sorabji Scholarship in Law

The Faculty of Law and Somerville College are proud to celebrate the achievements of Cornelia Sorabji through the creation of scholarships for outstanding Indian graduate students in Law, made possible by  through the generosity of alumni and friends of Somerville.

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OICSD News and Events

Contact details

Sara Kalim, Director of Development

Dr Alfred Gathorne-Hardy, Research Director

Ranjita Rajan, Scholarships and Partnerships Advisor

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