16 Mar 2023
SASNET Activity Report 2022 published
Read about our activities during 2022 in our newly published Activity Report.
1 Mar 2023
Three PhD Students Receives SASNET Travel Grant
Lund University PhD students, Tabita Rosendal, Soumi Banerjee and Sunny Gurumayum were chosen to recieve the SASNET PhD Travel Grant 2023.
9 Feb 2023
Mine Islar Receives Funding for Studying Climate Change and Biodiversity in the Himalayas
The funding will finance two projects for the next four years - LUCSUS is now recruiting one PhD- and one Post-doc position for the NATURICE project.
9 Feb 2023
Apply to our Best South Asia Thesis Award 2022/2023
Deadline is 22 June 2023 - read more about the Award here.
1 Feb 2023
Apply to the SASNET Travel Grant for Journalism Students
The application is now open - deadline 15 April 2023.
19 Jan 2023
SASNET Director Publishes Article on Transcending Antagonism in South Asia
Ted Svensson has published the article "Transcending antagonism in South Asia: advancing agonistic peace through the Partition Museum" in the journal Peacebuilding.
18 Jan 2023
Soumi Banerjee on the Shrinking of Civic Spaces in India: "NGOs are attempting to shift away from activism"
Soumi Banerjee occupied the position as temporary coordinator the past autumn. We sat down to talk more about her PhD and time at SASNET.
21 Dec 2022
Call for Papers: SASNET Workshop on Hindu Majoritarianism, Caste Politics and Minoritisation
The workshop will take place at Lund University, 30-31 May 2023. Deadline for applying is the 10 February.
30 Nov 2022
Director's Visit to Bangladesh
Earlier this month, SASNET Director Ted Svensson visited Bangladesh where he met colleagues to discuss future joint initiatives,
29 Nov 2022
Roundtable with Shruti Kapila
Last week we had the pleasure of hosting Shruti Kapila, Professor of Indian History and Global Political Thought at the University of Cambridge.
10 Nov 2022
South Asia travel grants for Lund University PhD students
SASNET invites Lund University PhD students to apply for two travel grants. The deadline is the 31st of January 2023.
10 Nov 2022
Manisha Anantharaman on Circular Economy
Last week, Manisha Anantharaman, PhD and Associate Professor of Justice, Community and Leadership at Saint Mary’s College of California, gave a lecture at the Department of Service...
9 Nov 2022
Catarina Kinnvall receives SASNET's planning grant
9 Nov 2022
They Gave Their Perspectives on What is Happening in Sri Lanka
Under the heading "What's happening in Sri Lanka", SASNET invited two researchers from the University of Gothenburg; Kanchana N Ruwanpura, Professor at Human Geography, and Camilla...
7 Oct 2022
SASNET Symposium 2022
Renewable energy, interviews with former Maoist women combatants, and urban development in Mumbai. SASNET’s Annual Symposium offered a full day of presentations of ongoing research...
20 Sep 2022
First seminar of the semester - How will Russia's invasion of Ukraine affect geopolitics in Asia?
The seminar took place on the 14 September in collaboration with the Centre for East and Southeast Asian Studies (ACE) at Lund University. The seminar brought together three expert...
22 Jun 2022
Planning grants for the submission of a major research application
The Swedish South Asian Studies Network (SASNET) invites Lund University researchers who are in the process of putting together and submitting a major national or international res...
15 Jun 2022
Two new SASNET grants to support writing of research applications
Maryam Nastar, researcher at Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies (LUCSUS), and Rashmi B. Prasad, Associate Professor at Lund University Diabetes Centre, receive the f...
5 May 2022
New article about protests in Sri Lanka
In a new article, published in The Conversation, SASNET affiliated researcher Andreas Johansson writes about the recent protests in Sri Lanka.
3 May 2022
Best South Asia Thesis Award 2021/2022
From this year onwards, the Swedish South Asian Studies Network (SASNET) will award an annual Best South Asia Thesis Award for an excellent Bachelor or Master thesis in the humanit...