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Center for South Asian Studies (CSAS)

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Ma Scholarship Recipient Explores Alternatives to Dominant Educational Paradigms

Naivedya Parakkal, PhD student in the School of Education, will begin a year of immersive research in Kerala in 2020. There, she will continue to study the impact of legacies and ongoing manifestations of colonialism on education in the global south.

Michigan Medicine's Vineet Chopra, Esteemed Research Mentor, Facilitates Medical Partnerships in India

“What I’ve enjoyed most about this journey is linking people at Michigan with outstanding clinicians and researchers in India who have similar and complementary interests. We’ve done this at every level, connecting faculty, students, and residents."

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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