Tag Archives: Maldives

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

Uncategorized Tagged , , , , | 0

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

Uncategorized Tagged , , , , , | 0

Fourth SASNET/SASA Fika without borders event focused on Maldives

SASA organised its fourth informal Fika Without Borders South Asia event in collaboration with SASNET on Tuesday 26 August 2014. The theme country for this month’s event was Maldives, and included a talk by Ushau Mohamed, COO at Commerce, Development and Environment (CDE) consulting firm in Maldives. His talk focused on the economy of Maldives, with an analysis of recent economic growth trends and existing challenges. Ushau’s … Continue reading

Uncategorized Tagged , | 0

SASNET seminar on Reporting from Maldives – Lost Paradise in the Indian Ocean

Australian journalist John James Robinson held an appreciated SASNET seminar on ”Paradise Lost. Beyond the Beach, Booze and Bikinis: Reporting the Dark Side of the Maldives” in Lund on Tuesday 25 February 2014, 15.15–17.00. The seminar was jointly organised by SASNET, the South Asia Student Association (SASA), and the School of Social Work, Lund University. Venue: Edebalksalen, School of Social Work (Socialhögskolan), … Continue reading

Uncategorized Tagged | 0