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Success for Fika without borders Bangladesh seminar

SASA organised its eighth informal Fika Without Borders South Asia event in collaboration with SASNET on Thursday 22 October 2015 from 17.00-19.00 focusing on Bangladeshi food and music. It was a grand success. More than 70 people came to attend. The main presentation for this edition was given by Manpreet Janeja, assistant professor at the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies at … Continue reading

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SASA Travel Grants awarded to two Lund University students

On 21 October 2015, decisions were taken regarding the latest round of SASA Travel Grants for Lund University students. For the Spring semester 2016, SASA awarded travel grants to three Lund University students in order to undertake a field study in relation to a thesis in any of the eight South Asian countries. One of them has however decided to … Continue reading

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Big crowd attended Fika without borders seminar focusing on Maldives

SASA organised its fifth 2015 Fika without borders seminar, this time focusing on The Maldives, on Thursday 1 October 2015, 17–19, at the usual venue: the basement floor at Lund University External Relations (ER) building, Stora Algatan 4, Lund. The Maldives seminar drew a record crowd of more than 70 people. It consisted of three informal talks about the Maldives; one on climate … Continue reading

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SASA/SASNET field work travel grants to two Lund University students

In May 2015, SASA, in collaboration with SASNET, decided upon the announced student travel grants to do fieldwork in South Asia during the fall semester of 2015. The grants will cover travel expenses for airline tickets to the country of fieldwork for up to a maximum of SEK 8,000 per grant. The two successful candidates are Tullia Jack, PhD candidate at the … Continue reading

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Pakistan in focus for third Fika without borders seminar

SASA organised its third 2015 Fika without borders seminar on Thursday 7 May 2015,17–19, at the usual venue: the basement floor at Lund University External Relations (ER) building, Stora Algatan 4, Lund. See poster. The May 7th event was dedicated to Pakistan, and two interesting presentations on Sufi tradition in South Asia were given by Dr. Uzma Rehman from the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (NIAS) … Continue reading

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India in focus for second Fika without borders seminar

SASA organised its second 2015 Fika without borders seminar on Thursday 19 March 2015, 17–19, at the usual venue: the basement floor at Lund University External Relations (ER) building, Stora Algatan 4, Lund. See poster. The March event was dedicated to India, and the main presentation was delivered by Aradhna Aggarwal, new Chair professor in Indian Studies at the Asia Research Centre (ACR) within … Continue reading

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SASA launched 2015 spring semester with Nepal fika seminar

The South Asian Student Association welcomes old and fresh students to a new year full of activities. The first SASA 2015 Fika without borders seminar was dedicated to Nepal. It was held on Thursday 5 February 2015, 17–19, at the usual venue: The basement floor at Lund University External Relations (ER) building, Stora Algatan 4, Lund. The event was hosted by Noshan … Continue reading

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SASA/SASNET 2014 Fika without borders events series successfully completed

The South Asian Student Association at Lund University – the student body of SASNET –  has now completed its series of informal Fika Without Borders South Asia events in collaboration with SASNET. SASA has held these events once a month during 2014, and each time the focus has been one of the eight South Asian countries, that are the member states of SAARC. … Continue reading

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Successful Bangladesh Fika without borders event

The South Asian Student Association (SASA) organised its eighth informal Fika Without Borders South Asia event in collaboration with SASNET on Thursday 20 November 2014, 17–19. Venue: Basement floor at Lund University External Relations (ER) building, Stora Algatan 4, Lund. See the poster. The main speaker was Sanchari De, a PhD student from Jadavpour University in Kolkata but currently based at the Department of Communication … Continue reading

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