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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.

 

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Spring 2016 Courses >>

Spring 2016 Speaker Series

Thursday, February 25
Migrant Dubai: South Asian Lives in an Arab Global City
Laavanya Kathiravelu, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; 2015-16 Fung Fellow
216 Aaron Burr Hall
Noon

Thursday, March 3
When Saints Became Kings: The Case of Mashhad and Ajmer
Azfar Moin, University of Texas
219 Aaron Burr Hall
Noon

Thursday, March 10
The Indian Heroes in Heaven and on Earth: “Sons of gods” in the Sanskrit Epics and in the Buddhist Canon
Yaroslav Vassilkov, Russian Academy of Sciences
216 Aaron Burr Hall
Noon

Thursday, March 24
Desecularization in Indian Intellectual Culture, 900-1300 AD
Lawrence McCrea, Cornell University
216 Aaron Burr Hall
Noon

Thursday, April 21
The Minority in Question: Marginalia on the Indian Political
Vazira Zamindar, Brown University
216 Aaron Burr Hall
Noon

April 29-30, 2016
Graduate Student Conference
The Natural Worlds of South Asia
219 Aaron Burr Hall
9:00 a.m.

 

photo credits: David Magier, skweiner

 
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