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 Title VI 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.
Professor Sumathi Ramaswamy to Highlight Representations of Mahatma Gandhi in Two Events
In collaboration with the Department of Art and Music Histories (College of Arts and Sciences), the South Asia Center (Maxwell School) will host Professor Sumathi Ramaswamy, the James B. Duke Professor of History at Duke University, to Syracuse for two events focusing on representations of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. These events are held in part to mark Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary.
South Asia Center Meet & Greet
The South Asia Center Welcomes Avinash Paliwal: The India-Afghanistan-Pakistan Dynamic of the 21st Century
On Tuesday, October 8th, the South Asia Center of Syracuse University is pleased to introduce Avinash Paliwal as he presents on the Indian-Afghanistan-Pakistan Dynamic in the 21st Century.
South Asia Center to hold Annual Sustainable South Asia Workshop on October 5
On Saturday, October 5th, The Cornell-Syracuse Sustainable South Asia Initiative will launch its inaugural workshop at Syracuse University. We invite all those in Central New York who are interested in any aspect of sustainability in South Asia to attend and help us plan future sustainability events.
South Asia Center Presents: Influence of Local and Global Discourses on Parental Beliefs and Practices of Indian Parents
On Tuesday, October 1st, the South Asia Center of Syracuse University is pleased to welcome Dr. Amita Gupta, The City College of New York, to speak on the findings from a survey-based inquiry seeking to understand Indian parents’ perceptions on parent-child relationships.