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.
Nuclear South Asia at 20: The Strategic and Societal Impacts of the 1998 Nuclear Tests
On Thursday, March 28, the South Asia Center has the pleasure of hosting: Nuclear South Asia at 20: The Strategic and Societal Impacts of the 1998 Nuclear Tests. In May 1998 India tested five nuclear warheads. Within days, Pakistan responded with six tests of its own, to balance the overall number of nuclear tests in South Asia. Although the international community condemned these tests, the popular response in both states was jubilant.
The SAC Invites You to Hindi-Urdu Table Talk
On Friday, March 23, the South Asia Center invites you to the Hindi-Urdu table talk. Please join us for a great opportunity to practice your Hindi-Urdu conversation skills. Are all welcome to attend, from beginners to native speakers. Pizza and light refreshments will be served.
Sreekumar Nellickappilly to Discuss: Patient Autonomy and Agency: An Overview of the Indian Healthcare Scenario
On Tuesday, March 20, the South Asia Center has the fortune of hosting of Sreekumar Nellickappilly, a Fulbright Professional Excellence Fellow.
Going Global: Leveraging Resources for International Education
Nimanthi Rajasingham to Present: Cartographies of Loss: International Tourism, Postwar Neoliberalism and the Vital Art of Thamotharampillai Shanaathanan
On Tuesday, February 27, the South Asia Center has the fortune of hosting of Professor Rajasingham, an assistant professor from Colgate University. An investigation of the tourist industry in erstwhile war-torn regions on the north and east of Sri Lanka reveals the contours of postwar neoliberalism and its continued exacerbation of ethno-nationalism and conflict through the collaboration of a corporate-state-military nexus.