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.
The South Asia Center Spring Speaker Series: Rethinking Urban Sustainability in India
Priti Ramamurthy to Speak on Translocal Householding and Rural-Urban Entanglements in Contemporary India
On Tuesday, February 26th, the South Asia Center of Syracuse University is pleased to welcome Priti Ramamurthy, University of Washington, to speak on Translocal Householding and Rural-Urban Entanglements in Contemporary India.
SAC Spring Speaker Series: Carol Babiracki: Insecurity and Sustainability: A Cultural Ecology of Hereditary Performers
The South Asia Center is pleased to present Carol Babiracki to present on Insecurity and Sustainability: A Cultural Ecology of Hereditary Performers. Through a case study of marginal, hereditary regional musicians (Ghasis) in east-central India, Professor Babiracki argues for approaching the sustainability of their fragile community through the lens of cultural ecology rather than heritage conservation.
The South Asia Center Presents: Mallory Hennigar on Boundation & Bindass: Finding a Place for Ambedkarite Youth within a Global Buddhist Movement at Nagaloka Center, Nagpur
The South Asia Center Spring Speaker Series: Collaborations, Conflicts, and Dependencies: Transnational NGOs in Bodhgaya, India
Rodriguez will draw from fieldwork among non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Bodhgaya, India to explore the collaborations and conflicts that inform governance in the context of transnational NGOs.