• 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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    Going Global: Leveraging Resources for International Education

    Going Global: Leveraging Resources for International Education

    On Saturday, March 10, Tompkins Cortland Community College will be hosting an internationalization conference that will focus primarily on partnerships. Carina Caldwell, from the Community Colleges for International Development, will be delivering the keynote speech.
     
    Nimanthi Rajasingham to Present: Cartographies of Loss: International Tourism, Postwar Neoliberalism and the Vital Art of Thamotharampillai Shanaathanan

    Nimanthi Rajasingham to Present: Cartographies of Loss: International Tourism, Postwar Neoliberalism and the Vital Art of Thamotharampillai Shanaathanan

    On Tuesday, February 27, the South Asia Center has the fortune of hosting of Professor Rajasingham, an assistant professor from Colgate University. An investigation of the tourist industry in erstwhile war-torn regions on the north and east of Sri Lanka reveals the contours of postwar neoliberalism and its continued exacerbation of ethno-nationalism and conflict through the collaboration of a corporate-state-military nexus. 

     
    The South Asia Center Invites You to Hindi-Urdu Table Talk

    The South Asia Center Invites You to Hindi-Urdu Table Talk

    On Friday, February 23, the South Asia Center invites you to the Hindi-Urdu table talk. Please join us for a great opportunity to practice your Hindi-Urdu conversation skills. Are all welcome to attend, from beginners to native speakers.
     
    Carter Higgins to Explain: History, Feeling, Proof: Hagiographical Debate in Gogameri, India

    Carter Higgins to Explain: History, Feeling, Proof: Hagiographical Debate in Gogameri, India

    On Tuesday, February 13, the South Asia Center has the pleasure of hosting Carter Higgins, a visiting scholar from the South Asia Program at Cornell University. In this lecture, Mr. Higgins will explain the history, feeling, proof: hagiographical debate in Gogameri, India. The pilgrimage site of Gogameri, Rajasthan, possesses diverse Hindu and Muslim hagiographies and priests.
     
    Susan Thomas to Discuss: Sociality and Reciprocity among Indian Student-Migrants

    Susan Thomas to Discuss: Sociality and Reciprocity among Indian Student-Migrants

    On Tuesday, February 6, the South Asia Center has the pleasure of hosting Professor Thomas who will examine the migratory lives of middle class youth from India pursuing their education in the United States. This talk draws from ethnographic fieldwork to theorize the connections between migrant social networks and anthropological notions of reciprocity.
     
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