Welcome to the South Asia Center
Syracuse University has a well established and extensive involvement in teaching and research on the South Asian region: the nations of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. The South Asia Center of Syracuse University, a part of the Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs, is a United States Department of Education National Resource Center.
The Center participates in collaboration with Cornell University to form a consortium with a focus on the research and scholarship of the countries in the South Asia region. The South Asia Center coordinates a variety of colloquia, films, cultural programs, and other activities for the Syracuse University community as well as for faculty and students at nearby colleges.
Nautanki - Hindi Musical Theater: A Performer's Perspective
Yoga Bodies and Yoga Land: Spiritual Tourism and the Situation of Globalized Yoga
Debating and Celebrating Indian Arrival Day in Trinidad and St. Vincent: From the ships Fatal Razak and Travencore to “Port Royal’s” Black Pearl
(Un)natural Disasters and the Role of the State in the Brahmaputra Valley in Northeast India
Combating Corruption with Mobile Phones: a Lecture by Vivek Srinivasan
Please join us on Tuesday, October 7th for a lecture by Maxwell alumnus Vivek Srinivasan, PhD. The lecture will discuss the different digital tools, mainly through mobile phones, that can contribute to making government more transparent to people in rural areas.