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South Asia Institute to Partner with Women’s University in Pakistan

The South Asia Institute at The University of Texas at Austin has initiated a three-year partnership with Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU) in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, that will bring faculty members from FJWU to Austin in January to work on research and course development in liberal arts and communication.

NPR’s “Morning Edition” Reporter Steve Inskeep to Speak about Diversity in Pakistan

Event: The South Asia Institute's "Color, Caste, or Creed — Embracing Diversity in Pakistan” a talk by Steve Inskeep, host of NPR Morning Edition, the most widely heard radio news program in the United States. When: Friday, April 27, 5-8 p.m. Where: Jackson School of Geological Sciences (JGB 2.324). A map is available online. Background:…   » Continue Reading

Indian Film Star and Activist Speaks at The University of Texas at Austin Campus

Indian Film Star and Activist Speaks at The University of Texas at Austin Campus

Shabana Azmi at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting Davos 2006.Photo source: Wikimedia Commons Event: The South Asia Institute presents "A Conversation with Shabana Azmi" as part of its Golden Jubilee at the university. When: Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2 p.m., seating begins at 1:30 p.m. Where: Texas Union Theater, UNB 2.228 Background: Shabana Azmi, an…   » Continue Reading