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sThe magazine Sydasien is an important channel for spreading news and analyses about South Asia in the Swedish language. Sydasien was founded in 1977. First appearing in print, Sydasien transitioned into an online-only format in 2011 (  

Through a new collaboration between Sydasien and SASNET the magazine will once again appear in print – twice a year. Through SASNET the online version of Sydasien will gain more depth as a platform for reports and articles that present new research on South Asia in a clear and accessible manner. Selected articles will appear in the printed version of Sydasien.

The printed version will be sent out to researchers, journalists and old subscribers. It will also be handed out at events in the hope of further spreading knowledge of the region to a broader audience.

In first issue of 2017, the focus is on human rights. Articles discuss both "new" human rights issues, such as HBTQ and disability rights, as well as "old" ones, including Dalit and Adivasi rights. Read it as pdf. PDF iconsydasien-2017-1.pdf

Do you want to contribute with knowledge about South Asia which nuances the image of the region provided by mainstream media? Would you like to share your research findings with a broader audience? Do you have students who have done fieldwork in the region and want report their findings? Do you want to spread your journalistic work on the region? If your answer to any of these questions is yes, please contact us at the addresses below.

Finally, feel free to contact us if you have any questions or concerns, or if you want a copy of the new print version of the magazine.

andreas [dot] johansson [at] sasnet [dot] lu [dot] se

redaktionen [at] sydasien [dot] se