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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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    SAC Co-Hosts Workshop on Refugees in the Classroom

    SAC Co-Hosts Workshop on Refugees in the Classroom

    In the aftermath of an election marred by divisive rhetoric, many teachers are struggling. Some find that their classrooms have become open forums for children to express opinions towards minority groups that are offensive, intolerant, and often
     
    Summer Speaker Series: Dr. Rama Narayanan & Pushpesh Kumar

    Summer Speaker Series: Dr. Rama Narayanan & Pushpesh Kumar

    On Monday, June 5th, the South Asia Center is pleased to host Dr. Rama Narayanan & Pushpesh Kumar as part of the summer speaker series!
     
    Bandita Sijapati to Discuss Migrant Bodies, Migrant Deaths: Political Production and Management of Workers’ Fatalities

    Bandita Sijapati to Discuss Migrant Bodies, Migrant Deaths: Political Production and Management of Workers’ Fatalities

    On Thursday, April 27th, the South Asia Center is pleased to host Bandita Sijapati to discuss Migrant Bodies, Migrant Deaths: Political Production and Management of Workers’ Fatalities. Sijapati’s talk is co-sponsored by the Social Sciences PhD Program.
     
    Hayden Kantor to Discuss Masculine Appetites: Class, Labor, and the Politics of Consumption in Bihar, India

    Hayden Kantor to Discuss Masculine Appetites: Class, Labor, and the Politics of Consumption in Bihar, India

    On Tuesday, April 18th, the South Asia Center is pleased to host 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

    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. 

     
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