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High-profile SASNET 2013 South Asia Symposium at Lund University
April 24, 2013 - 09:00-19:00
|Dina Siddiqui Ayesha Siddiqa|
|Surinder Jodhka||Jonathan Spencer||Michael Hutt|
The 2013 SASNET South Asia Symposium at Lund University will be held on Wednesday 24th april 2013. The theme for the Symposium is ”The Wonder that is South Asia”, featuring eminent international scholars that will hold lectures on topics related to Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Venue: Palaestra, Universitetsplatsen, Lund.
The invited speakers are Professor Dina Siddiqui, BRAC University, Dhaka; Professor Surinder Jodhka, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India & ICCR Guest Professor 2012/13 at Lund University; Professor Michael Hutt, Chair, SOAS, University of London; Dr. Ayesha Siddiqa, Civilian Military Analyst and Political Commentator, Islamabad & previously Visiting Scholar at Johns Hopkins University, USA; and Professor Jonathan Spencer, University of Edinburgh.
In a concluding panel discussion the Ambassadors of the South Asian nations represented in Sweden have been invited to participate in a dialogue with the speakers on the theme for the day – ”The Wonder that is South Asia”.
The Symposium is followed by a cultural programme at the same venue featuring the Flute player Shantala Subramanyam (photo).
The symposium hall has a limited capacity of seats. It is therefore necessary to register your participation no later than 10th April. More information with detailed programme.