16 Aug 2021
New podcast zooms in on democracy in India
On August 12, 2021, The Swedish Institute of International Affairs’ (UI) South Asia Initiative and Swedish South Asian Studies Network (SASNET) at Lund University released Indienpo...
29 Jul 2021
Special issue of Asian Ethnology on “South Asian Nationalisms”
The issue, which is the result of a workshop at Lund University in 2020, is now available online.
9 Jun 2021
New SASNET research project on Partition and its aftereffects
The project "A Nation and its Fault Lines" was launched in June 2021 and is led by SASNET researchers Dr. Amrita Ghosh and Dr. Isha Dubey.
10 May 2021
Book launch "Ameenas resa" with Anna Lindberg
On 17 May at 18:00, SASNET invites you to join the virtual book launch of Anna Lindberg's first novel, Ameena's Journey (or the book that wrote itself).
1 Apr 2021
Inaugural lecture with Sujata Patel at Umeå University
Patel is currently in Sweden as a Kerstin Hesselgren visiting professor, co-hosted by SASNET.
24 Feb 2021
SASNET and CTR organised Nordic workshop on Indian Religions
22 Feb 2021
New SASNET report on Indo-Bangladeshi borderlands
Amrita Ghosh provides an overview on enclaves, or ‘chitmahals’, as unique stateless conflict zones between India and Bangladesh.
17 Feb 2021
New SASNET report on education of women in Afghanistan
The report was written by former SASNET intern Maliha Shir Mohammad and is a summary of her MA thesis.
10 Feb 2021
New SASNET-CMES report on jihadi-Salafism
Researcher Orwa Ajjoub explores the historical development of jihadi-Salafism and its implications on the ground.
5 Feb 2021
New SAI "Climate Lens" podcast episode
In the third episode of SAI's "Climate Lens" podcast, Julia Wiraeus talks to three experts on South Asia's water crisis.
4 Feb 2021
SASNET Activity Report 2020 published
SASNET looks back on a wide range of activities to advance research on South Asia.
29 Dec 2020
SASNET affiliate Kristina Myrvold receives research grant
Dr. Kristina Myrvold, Visiting Professor at the Centre for Theology and Religious Studies, Lund University, was awarded a grant by Riksbankens Jubileumsfond (RJ).
21 Dec 2020
Chakra Special Issue published
The Chakra - Nordic Journal of South Asian Studies's Special Issue "Articulations of a Pandemic" is now available on our website.
26 Nov 2020
Upcoming Seminar "Sheikh Mujib: Icon of postcolonial liberation"
Join us for a digital seminar on the occasion of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's 100th anniversary, post-colonial leader and the founder of Bangladesh.
23 Nov 2020
New SAI podcast "Climate Lense South Asia"
SASNET's and UI's South Asia Initiative publishes first episode of three-part podcast series on climate and environment issues in South Asia.
2 Nov 2020
New SASNET publication on Islamic Reformism
SASNET published a report by Muhammed Niyas Ashraf, Doctoral Fellow at Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies, Freie Universität Berlin.
20 Oct 2020
SASNET movie screening and conversation on student activism in India
On 27 October, SASNET will host an online conversation on student lives and activism opposing caste in India with speakers Deepa Dhanraj and Natha Wahlang.
30 Sep 2020
Webinar on media landscapes and media advocacy
Andreas Mattsson, Affiliated Research at SASNET, arranged a webinar for students at the School of Journalism (Journalistutbildningen), and Department of Strategic Communication (IS...
11 Sep 2020
New SASNET podcast episode: corona updates from India
Andreas Johansson spoke to Dr. Shantanu Sharma, Lund University about recent COVID-19 developments in India.
9 Sep 2020
SASNET Conference 2020 on Memory Politics in South Asia
SASNET is hosting an online conference on "Rethinking the Politics of Memory in South Asia" on 9-10 December 2020.