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.
Stephen Christopher to Discuss Tribal Cosmos: Gaddi Modernization in Dharamsala
Bhrigupati Singh to Discuss Poverty and the Quest for Life: Somewhere between the Rural and the Urban in South Asia
On Tuesday October 11th, the South Asia
Center, in conjunction with Syracuse University’s Departments of Anthropology
and Religion, is pleased to host Bhrigupati Singh to discuss Poverty and the Quest for Life: Somewhere
between the Rural and the Urban in South Asia.
Finding Their Place: Social Change and Merasi Identity & MERASI: Master Musicians of Rajasthan
On Tuesday, October 4th, the South Asia Center in conjunction with the SU Humanities Center and Departments of Anthropology, Religion and Art and Music Histories, will discuss Finding Their Place: Social Change and Merasi Identity. The lecture will take place in 341 Eggers Hall at 12:30PM. Also on October 4th in Slocum Auditorium at 8-9:30PM MERASI:
will be hosted by the South Asia Center
Naveeda Khan to Discuss Bovine Tales of Global Warming
On Tuesday September 27th, the South Asia Center, in conjunction with Syracuse University’s Departments of Anthropology and Religion, will host Naveeda Khan to discuss Bovine Tales of Global Warming. The lecture will take place in 341 Eggers Hall at 12:30PM.
Anand Vivek Taneja to Discuss The Afterlife of Islamic Architecture: Ethics, Ecology, and Other Times in the Medieval Ruins of Delhi