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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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Bangladesh in focus for third Fika Without Borders seminar

SASA organised its third Fika Without Borders lecture of 2016 on Thursday 10 March. This time the focus country was Bangladesh. Around 30 people gathered for the seminar. Venue: Usual place at the Lund University External Relations building basement, Stora Algatan 4, Lund. See the Youtube video of the seminar. Morten Koch Andersen, researcher at Dignity, the Danish Institute Against Torture … Continue reading

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Event with young connectors from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India and Pakistan

On Monday 15 February SASA, organised this years second Fika without borders event in Lund for the participants attending the Young Connectors of the Future (YCF) programme which is being arranged by the Swedish Institute (SI). 29 dynamic young individuals from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India and Pakistan  – 8 from India, 9 from Pakistan and six each from Bangladesh and Afghanistan – spent … Continue reading

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Winnie Bothe lectured on successful Fika Without Borders event

The South Asian Student Association (SASA) in collaboration with SASNET organised its first Fika Without borders lecture of 2016 on Thursday 21 January, 17–19. As usual in the basement floor at Lund University External Relations (ER) building, Stora Algatan 4, Lund. Dr. Winnie Bothe from the Department of Political Science at Lund University gave an initiated presentation of the democratization process in Bhutan. A record … Continue reading

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Well-attended Fika without borders seminar on Afghanistan

On Thursday 26 November 2015, SASA organised its final 2015 edition of its informal Fika Without Borders South Asia series. This time the country in focus was Afghanistan. At the well-attended event, organised in collaboration with SASNET, Anders Fänge, one of Sweden’s foremost experts on Afghanistan, gave a talk entitled Afghanistan’s Classical Problem – A Functioning State, about Afghanistan’s history focusing on the problems … Continue reading

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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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Sri Lanka in focus for this year’s fourth Fika Without Borders

SASA organised its fourth and final for the spring semester 2015 Fika without borders seminar on Thursday 28 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 28th event was dedicated to Sri Lanka, and two interesting presentations were given. The first speaker was Swedish journalist Johan Mikaelsson, … 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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