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Excluded Children of Migrated communities: A challenge for integration and inclusion

On Tuesday May 30 2017, 17.00 SASA continued its Fika Without Borders series with a lecture by Prabha Tirmare on “Excluded Children of Migrated communities in India: A challenge for integration and inclusion”. In her talk, she presented contextual information about the Indian society and caste system to understand the complexities of indigenous groups such as the The Nomadic Tribes and … Continue reading

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Urbanizing Maoism: Thoughts on a peasant revolt

On Thursday 11 May 2017, 17.00 Dan V. Hirslund from the University of Copenhagen held a talk entitled: “Urbanizing Maoism: Thoughts on a peasant revolt in the age of neoliberalism” at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES seminar room, Finngatan 16, Lund). The event was open to everyone and as usual we served fika! This talk engaged with the problematic … Continue reading

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Talk on Mahatma Gandhi As a Communicator

On Thursday 20 April 2017, 17.00 Dr. M.S Harikumar held a talk entitled “Mahatma Gandhi As a Communicator” at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES seminar room, Finngatan 16, Lund). Apart from being a national leader and social reformer, Gandhi was a great communicator. More than any one else, he recognized that communication is the most effective tool to shape … Continue reading

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SASA announces travel grants to Lund University students

SASA, in collaboration with SASNET, announces a maximum of three travel grants for students that are planning for fieldwork in South Asia during 2017. The grants will cover travel expenses for airline tickets for applicants to do fieldwork in a South Asian country for up to a maximum of 8000,- SEK. Students enrolled at Lund University who plan to do … Continue reading

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Fika Without Borders: India

On 2 February 2017, 17.00 Maggie Josephine, assistant professor from the Department for Communication and Journalism (DCJ) at University of Kerala, held a talk on Environmental News Coverage in Kerala, India. Venue: the basement of Lund University External Relations building, Stora Algatan 4, Lund. Maggie talked about her study entitled “Environmental News Coverage: A Review of Newspapers in Kerala”. Abstract: … Continue reading

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Home-rule and the Critique of Modern Society

On Thursday 20 October, 17-19 SASA continued its Fika Without Borders series with a lecture by Erik Ringmar, Senior lecturer in Department of Political Science at Lund University. He held a lecture entitled: “Home-rule and the Critique of Modern Society”.  In his Hind Swaraj, Mohandas Gandhi was sharply critical of modern society as foisted upon India by the British. Yet this critique of modern … Continue reading

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Fika Without Borders: Nepal

On Thursday 29 September, 17-19 SASA continued its Fika Without Borders series with a lecture by Lalita Bashyal, PhD Scholar in Centre for the Study of Social System at JNU. She held a lecture entitled: “The Status of Women and Female Community Health Volunteers in Nepal”. The status of women in Nepal is considered subordinate to men. Patriarchal values and customs … Continue reading

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Fika Without Borders Sri Lanka

On Thursday 26 May, 17-19 SASA continued its Fika Without Borders series with a lecture by Camilla Orjuela, Associate Professor in Peace and Development Research at University of Gothenburg. She will hold a lecture entitled: Struggles about justice in post-war Sri Lanka. It is now seven years since the long and brutal civil war in Sri Lanka ended. Many questions remain … Continue reading

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Talk on Sustainable Development

On Wednesday 27 April, SASA welcomed representatives from Future Earth and The Swallows India Bangladesh for a talk on sustainable development. Around 50 people gathered for the seminar. The venue was as usual in the basement floor at Lund University External Relations (ER) building, Stora Algatan 4, Lund. Future Earth (Framtidsjorden) and Swallows India Bangladesh (Svalorna Indien-Bangladesh) are two organizations both working … Continue reading

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SASA announces travel grants to Lund University students for fall semester 2016

SASA, in collaboration with SASNET, announces a maximum of three travel grants for students that are planning for fieldwork in South Asia during the fall semester of 2016. The grants will cover travel expenses for airline tickets for applicants to do fieldwork in a South Asian country for up to a maximum of 8000,- SEK. Students enrolled at Lund University … Continue reading

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