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Center for South Asian Studies (CSAS)

Recent News

Amid Global Pandemic, Graduate Students Find Alternative Modes of Research

Rethinking what it means to be a scholar in 2020.

CSAS Director and ASC Associate Jatin Dua Receives the 2020 Jack Goody Award

Professor Dua has been awarded the prestigious 2020 Jack Goody Award for his essay, “Hijacked: Piracy and Economies of Protection in the Western Indian Ocean.”

The Center for South Asian Studies at the University of Michigan is a national leader in promoting a deeper understanding of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, and Sri Lanka. The center offers a range of area-related courses taught by outstanding faculty, a scholarly lecture series, conferences, study abroad fellowships, student colloquiums and opportunities to volunteer, sponsor and cosponsor a variety of events. CSAS is also a US Department of Education designated National Resource Center, funded to develop area studies education for this region of the world.

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