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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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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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Successful film screening of Sara Singh’s film on Partition

On Friday 19 February, SASA in collaboration with SASNET screened the award-winning film The Sky Below by Indo-American film director Sara Singh, specially invited to Sweden for this event. The film deals with the Partition of India, and was screened at Edens Hörsal, House Eden, Paradisgatan 5 H in Lund. See the poster. The event was well attended by students and scholars … Continue reading

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Seminar on Resistance against Rape Culture and Sexism in Globalizing India

SASA, in collaboration with SASNET, organised a highly interesting seminar on “Rape culture and sexism in globalising India” with Dr. Radhika Krishnan on the 5th of November 2015 at 17.00 at the External Relations Desk at Lund University, Stora Algatan 4, Lund. See the poster. The seminar was as usual recorded and is now available on Youtube. Go for the video. The … 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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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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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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Indian culture in focus for second Fika without borders event

SASA successfully organised its second informal Fika Without Borders South Asia event in collaboration with SASNET on Wednesday 21 May 2014, 17.00–19.00. More than 40 people came to participate and take part of the varied programme, that included a presentation by Inayar Singh Kakar, M.A in Social Work & Public Health on ”The impact of culture on the reproductive health of women”, based … Continue reading

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Seminar on the struggle for Azadi in Kashmir

Assistant Professor Farrukh Faheem from the South Asia Centre for Studies in Conflict Peace and Human Security, School of Social Work, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai, India, held an interesting SASNET lecture at Lund University on Tuesday 22 April 2014, 15.15–17.00. He spoke about ”Understanding Struggle for Azadi in Kashmir: Interrogating the Ordinary”, based on his own research … Continue reading

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SASNET seminar on Democratic Struggle in South Asia from a youth perspective

A seminar entitled South Asia’s Democratic Struggle – Youth Perspectives was held at Lund University on Monday 3 March 2014, 16.00–18.00. This well-attended event was jointly organised by SASNET, the South Asian Students Association (SASA), the School of Social Work, and South Asian participants in the ongoing Social Innovation in a Digital Context (SIDC) programme at Lund University. The purpose of the seminar … Continue reading

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