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  • 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.

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    Kathak: A Dance Concert Featuring Labonee Mohanta

    Kathak: A Dance Concert Featuring Labonee Mohanta

    SPIC MACAY - Syracuse University has planned an exquisite night of dance and music through their annual spring concert: KATHAK A Dance Concert. The event will feature Labonee Mohanta, a Kathak dancer, who will be accompanied by, Indradeep Ghosh on the violin, Jay Gandhi on the flute, and Indranil Mallick on the tabla. Kathak performances depict stories from Indian mythology, and also include abstract dance elements which focus on footwork set to complex rhythmic patterns. Her performance will be an immersive experience that will include storytelling, mythology, and will showcase technical aspects of Kathak. The performance will be held on March 25th from 7-9PM in the Marshall Auditorium, SUNY ESF. The performance is free and open to all.
     
    Parvathy Binoy to Discuss We Are Living and Fighting a Toxic Commons

    Parvathy Binoy to Discuss We Are Living and Fighting a Toxic Commons

    On Tuesday, March 7th, the South Asia Center is pleased to host Parvathy Binoy to discuss We Are Living in a Toxic Commons. Parvathy Binoy is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Geography at Syracuse University. The lecture will take place in 341 Eggers Hall at 12:30PM.
     
    Dimitar Gueorguiev to Discuss Turning Out in India: Testing the Anti-Incumbency Hypothesis

    Dimitar Gueorguiev to Discuss Turning Out in India: Testing the Anti-Incumbency Hypothesis

    On Tuesday, February 28th, the South Asia Center is pleased to host Dimitar Gueorguiev to discuss Turning Out in India: Testing the Anti-Incumbency Hypothesis. Dimitar Gueorguiev is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Syracuse University. The lecture will take place in 341 Eggers Hall at 12:30PM.
     
    Sudipta Ghosh to Discuss Living High: The Science of Adaption to High Altitudes in Populations from Peru and Northeast India

    Sudipta Ghosh to Discuss Living High: The Science of Adaption to High Altitudes in Populations from Peru and Northeast India

    On Tuesday, February 21st, the South Asia Center is pleased to host Sudipta Ghosh to discuss “Living High": The Science of Adaption to High Altitudes in Populations from Peru and Northeast India. Sudipta Ghosh is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at North-Eastern Hill University. The lecture will take place in 341 Eggers Hall at 12:30PM.

     
    Kathryn March to Discuss Tragedy, Inequity and the Paradoxes of “Resilience” in Community Response to the 2015 Earthquakes in Nepal

    Kathryn March to Discuss Tragedy, Inequity and the Paradoxes of “Resilience” in Community Response to the 2015 Earthquakes in Nepal

    On Tuesday, February 7th, the South Asia Center is pleased to host Kathryn March to discuss Tragedy, inequity and the paradoxes of “resilience” in community response to the 2015 earthquakes in Nepal. Kathryn S. March is Professor Emerita and Graduate Professor of Anthropology, Feminist/Gender/Sexuality Studies, and Public Affairs at Cornell University, where she received her PhD in 1979. The lecture will take place in 341 Eggers Hall at 12:30PM.


     
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