The Hindu's review of Kathleen D. Morrison's Work on the Vijayanagara Metropolitan Region

Read The Hindu's review of Kathleen D. Morrison's work on the Vijayanagara Metropolitan region! Dr. Morrison is a professor of Anthropology at the University of Chicago. Morrison's paper details the survey of the area, which was conducted in two phases, and is part of the report conducted by the Vijayanagara Metropolitan Survey team, along with C. M. Sinopoli. The paper focuses on the three centuries between 1300 and 1600.

Podcast on Sanitation in India

Deadline: 
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 (All day)

Prof. Anjali Adukia, from the University of Chicago's Harris School stopped by the Harris School podcast to discuss her research on how the introduction of latrines to Indian schools has improved educational outcomes.

The Study of Southern Asia at the University of Chicago

The University of Chicago is one of the leading centers for the study of Southern Asia. Countries in which we have scholarly expertise include in South Asia, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka; and in Southeast Asia, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Tibet (as an autonomous region), and Vietnam.

Upcoming Events

South Asia Seminar - Adam Auerbach: Clients and Communities: The Political Economy of Party Network Organization and Development in India’s Urban Slums

01/29/2015 - 4:30pm

Adam Auerbach
Assistant Professor, School of International Service, American University

Clients and Communities: The Political Economy of Party Network Organization and Development in India’s Urban Slums

Workshop by Lyon Liefer on Indian bansuri

02/02/2015 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

This event is free and open to the public.

TAPSA: Justin Henry, "The Many Ramayanas of Lanka"

02/05/2015 - 4:30pm

Scholars have for decades sought to explain the absence of the Rāmāyana narrative in Pali historiography, as well as its paucity in the Buddhist textual tradition of Sri Lanka relative to elsewhere in Southern Asia.

Workshop by Komal Shah on Sufi music & dance

02/09/2015 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

This event is free and open to the public.

South Asia Seminar - Adam Ziegfeld: India's 2014 General Election: Earthquake, Tremor, or Politics as Usual?

02/12/2015 - 4:30pm

Adam Ziegfeld
Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, George Washington University

India's 2014 General Election: Earthquake, Tremor, or Politics as Usual?

Michael Chladek, "The Dangers of 'Too Much': How Novice Monks Learn to Manage Space, Time & Emotion in a Northern Thai Buddhist Temple"

02/19/2015 - 5:00pm

This paper focuses on adolescent boys (usually around 12 or 13 years old) in northern Thailand who ordain as Buddhist novice monks for several years in order to finish their secondary education at a Buddhist temple.

South Asia Seminar - Dan Slater: Party Cartelization, Indonesian-Style

02/26/2015 - 4:30pm

Dan Slater
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Chicago

Party Cartelization, Indonesian-Style

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