• 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 Title VI 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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    South Asia Center awarded $1.4 million for instruction, research

    The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the South Asia Center (SAC) in the Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs nearly $1.4 million in Title VI language and area studies funding. The four-year award will support the creation of a pipeline of students proficient in modern South Asian languages, who will undertake field research, internships, employment and further language training.
     

    Alisa Weinstein & Surendra Singh Shekhawat to Present: From Cloth to Clothing: The Art of Tailors in Jaipur

    On Tuesday, November 13th the South Asia Center is pleased to welcome Alisa Weinstein & Surendra Singh Shekhawat as they present on their year-long fieldwork and on-going collaboration From Cloth to Clothing: The Art of Tailors in Jaipur. 
     

    The South Asia Center Welcomes: Tarini Bedi: The Cultural Life of Motoring

    The Cultural Life of Motoring Automobilities and Urban Lives in Mumbai The South Asia Center is thrilled to welcome Tarini Bedi to present on The Cultural Life of Motoring Automobilities and Urban Lives in Mumbai.
     

    Consul General of India (NY) Chakravorty discusses India-US relations

    On Tuesday, October 16, the South Asia Center and Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs welcomed Sandeep Chakravorty, Consul General of India (New York) to discuss India-US relations, specifically the recent evolution in the bi-lateral relationship from "estranged democracies to engaged democracies."
     

    South Asia Center Speaker Series: Micro-volunteering, Global Health and the Future of Connected Humanitarianism

    On Tuesday, October 23rd, the South Asia Center invites you to a round-table talk on Micro-volunteering, Global Health and the Future of Connected Humanitarianism. The panel will discuss the opportunities and challenges in mobilizing faculty and students to be involved in humanitarian projects with social impact in South Asia and other emerging economies.
     
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