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.
Summer Speaker Series: Dr. Rama Narayanan & Pushpesh Kumar
Bandita Sijapati to Discuss Migrant Bodies, Migrant Deaths: Political Production and Management of Workers’ Fatalities
Hayden Kantor to Discuss Masculine Appetites: Class, Labor, and the Politics of Consumption in Bihar, India
Srimati Basu to Discuss Trouble with Marriage: Feminist Legal Reform, Violence and Backlash
On Tuesday, April 11th, the South Asia Center is pleased to host Srimati Basu to Discuss Trouble with Marriage: Feminist Legal Reform, Violence and Backlash. Srimati Basu is a Professor in the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies at University of Kentucky. The lecture will take place in 341 Eggers Hall at 12:30PM.
Ramnarayan Rawat to Discuss A Dalit Lexicon of Liberty and Equality in 20th Century Northern India