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Tsunami Relief Appeal

Sun, Dec 26, 2004

The faculty and staff of the South Asia Institute wish to express our sorrow over the massive loss of life on December 26th, 2004, and we extend our deepest sympathy to those who lost their loved ones in the disaster. As a small gesture of support, we list the names and addresses of a few of the many international, regional and local organizations that are accepting donations for relief work in South Asia, as well as other parts of the world devastated by the tsunami tragedy.


Art Exhibit to be Inaugurated by Chairman of India's National Academy of Fine Arts

Fri, Oct 1, 2004

Kala Fine Art and the South Asia Institute present "Modern Myth: Changing Images in Indian Art, Part 1," an exhibition of 42 artists' works from South and East India.


Conference on South Asian Security Held at UT

Abstract deadline extended to December 15, 2004.

Sun, Feb 1, 2004

Globally in the past decade South Asian security concerns have been primarily linked with the issue of nuclearization of the sub-continent. Similarly attention given to the border and territorial disputes between India and Pakistan has taken precedence over political processes in other nations of the region. The continuing conflict in Sri Lanka, the Maoist insurgency in Nepal and the struggle for self-determination of minority "tribal" groups in Bangladesh, continue to be invisible for those who are not specific scholars of these societies. In addition the processes of urbanization, global integration, economic growth, environmental degradation and political instability constitute a variety of effects on the region as whole.


Author Gurcharan Das to Lecture

Sat, Jan 3, 2004

India's rise as an economic power has been going on for the past 20 years, and has recently been the center of the current political controversy over the loss of jobs from the United States to India.