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Welcome to the Program in South Asian StudiesĀ 

The Program in South Asian Studies offers undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to study the political, economic, social, and religious institutions of India and Pakistan. With an interdisciplinary curriculum reflecting the wide-ranging perspectives available at Princeton, the Program in South Asian Studies is committed to promoting a comprehensive understanding of the pre-modern and modern histories of these two states as well as of their contemporary institutions and relations with neighboring South Asian nations and the rest of the world. Navigate this Web site with the buttons to the left to learn more about the program and the requirements for an undergraduate Certificate of Proficiency.

 

NEWS

Opportunities for College Graduates with Volunteers in Asia

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UPCOMING EVENTS and DEADLINES

Fall 2014

Speaker Series

Thursday, November 13
The Substance of Merit: Comparing Autonomy Across India’s Public Universities and Colleges
Dinsha Mistree, Princeton University
3rd fl. Atrium, Aaron Burr Hall
Noon

Thursday, November 20
Is Pakistan a Democracy?
S. Akbar Zaidi, Columbia University
219 Aaron Burr Hall
Noon

Thursday, November 20
“Policies and Politics of Narendra Modi in His First Six Months as Prime Minister of India”

Christophe Jaffrelot, CNRS & Sciences Po (France); Princeton Global Scholar
219 Aaron Burr Hall
4:30 p.m.

Other Events

Friday, November 21
Workshop
Post-Independence Hindi-Urdu Poetry
219 Aaron Burr Hall
9:30 a.m.

photo credits: David Magier, skweiner

 
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