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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 Welcomes Anisha Saxena: Gods Rape, Kings Rape and Demons Rape: History of Sexual Assault in Ancient India
On Wednesday, March 4th the South Asia Center welcomes Anisha Saxena, as she presents on the History of Sexual Assault in Ancient India.
SAC Spring Speaker Series: Robert Murrett: The Intelligence Community: Missions and Public Service
The South Asia Center is pleased to present Robert Murrett, Professor of Practice on the faculty of the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, and Deputy Director of the Institute for Security Policy and Law at the University. Professor Murrett will provide an overview of the Intelligence Community, both from the standpoint of mission, and functions, as well as its impact on the international security affairs and diplomacy.
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The South Asia Center Presents: Radha Kumar: Claiming Water: Building Dams and Subjects in British India
On Tuesday, February 18th, the South Asia Center of Syracuse University is pleased to welcome Radha Kumar as she presents on Claiming Water: Building Dams and Subjects in British India.
Professor Mona Bhan to Discuss Infrastructures of Occupation: Dams, Development, and the Politics of Integration in Kashmir
On Monday, February 10th, the South Asia Center of Syracuse University is pleased to welcome Mona Bhan, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Ford-Maxwell Professor of South Asian Studies at Syracuse University. She will present on Dust, Dams, and the Weaponization of Water in Kashmir.
Due to public health concerns around COVID-19, all in-person public events are postponed or canceled until further notice.