Newsletter 19 - 26 September 2002
SWEDISH SOUTH ASIAN STUDIES NETWORK
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|SASNET Director Prof. Staffan Lindberg together with Prof. em. Dietmar Rothermund from South Asia Institute at the conference in Heidelberg.|
Conferences and courses
Important lectures and workshops
• Dr Prakash Nelliyat, environmental economist from Madras School of Economics, Chennai, India, has been invited by SASNET to lecture at Lund University, on ”Environmental cost of T-shirts. The case of Tirupur, India”, on Wednesday 2 October, 2002, 13–15. Venue: Seminar room, Dept of Human Ecology, Finngatan 16.
News on courses and education
New and updated items on SASNET web site
Cultural Events connected to South Asia in Scandinavia
Staffan Lindberg Lars Eklund
SASNET/ Swedish South Asian Studies Network
SASNET is a national network for research, education, and information about South Asia, based at Lund University. The aim is to encourage and promote an open and dynamic networking process, in which Swedish researchers co-operate with researchers in South Asia and globally.
The network is open to all sciences. Priority is given to co-operation between disciplines and across faculties, as well as institutions in the Nordic countries and in South Asia. The basic idea is that South Asian studies will be most fruitfully pursued in co-operation between researchers, working in different institutions with a solid base in their mother disciplines.
The network is financed by Sida (Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency) and by Lund University.
Postal address: SASNET – Swedish South Asian Studies Network, International Office,
Lund University, P O Box 117, S-221 00 Lund
Visiting address: Gamla Kirurgen, Sandgatan 3, first floor, room no. 230
Phone: + 46 46 222 73 40
Fax: + 46 46 222 96 65
Web site: http://www.sasnet.lu.se
Our office is manned weekdays 9-17, and open to visitors.