Past Events

  • July 5, 2022 – SASAA Keynote at ASAA Conference – Prof. Farah Ahmed (University of Melbourne): Secularism as Fraternity
  • December 2, 2021 – SASAA Seminar Series – Ashish Singh (National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow): Patterns of change & continuity of authority & accountability formats throughout the main stages of state-building in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
  • November 11, 2021 – SASAA-MSASG-AII 2021 State-wide PhD conference: Emerging themes in South Asian Studies: Confluences and Contradictions. Location: Australia India Institute + Online
  • November 4, 2021 – SASAA Seminar Series – Tanvir Uddin (University of Sydney): Legitimising labels: Can Islamic microfinance be promoted for development as an ethical microfinance model in Bangladesh & Indonesia?
    September 15, 2021 – SASAA – MAI Event – Jaideep Hardikar (National Centre for South Asian Studies, Monash University) and Marika Vicziany (MAI/SOPHIS, Faculty of Arts, Monash University): COVID-19 in India: Part II -The Villages
  • August 31, 2021 – SASAA-MAI Event – Gidi Ifergan (SOPHIS/MAI, Faculty of Arts, Monash University): The Psychology of the Yogas.
  • August 19, 2021 – SASAA – MSASG Event – Supriya Singh (Hon. Prof. Graduate School of Business and Law, RMIT): Domestic Economic Abuse: The Violence of Money
  • August 4, 2021 – SASAA in collaboration with MAI (Monash Asia Institute) – D. Parthasarathy (IITB-Monash Research Academy, Mumbai) and Marika Vicziany (MAI): COVID 19 in India.
  • July 28, 2021 – SASAA in collaboration with MSASG (Melbourne South Asia Studies Group) – Shazra Abbas (Melbourne School of Population and Global Health): Understanding factors influencing health outcomes of drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR- TB) patients attending a dedicated healthcare model in Pakistan.
  • July 3, 2020 – Monika Barthwal-Datta (University of New South Wales): Decolonising Emancipation: Lessons for Critical Security Studies from South Asia’
  • August 7, 2020 – Shafi Mostafa (University of New England): Islamist Militancy in Bangladesh: A Pyramid Root Cause Model
  • September 4, 2020 – Annabel Dulhunty (University of New South Wales): Caste, Class and Women’s Empowerment: Intersections of Power in West Bengal’s Microcredit Programs
  • November 13, 2020 – Keshab Giri (University of Sydney): Experiences of Female Ex-Combatants in the Maoist Insurgency in Nepal: Endless Battles and Resistance
  • February 5, 2021 – Jasvir Kaur Nachatar Singh and Sabrina Gupta (LaTrobe University): Employability of South Asian international students and graduates in Australia during COVID-19
  • March 2, 2021 – Nazia Hussain (University of Adelaide): Illicit Dance Performances in Transgressive Territories: Mujra in the Pakistani B-circuit Cinema
  • April 16, 2021 – Stuti Bhatnagar (University of New South Wales): India’s Pakistan Policy: How Think Tanks are shaping Foreign Relations
  • May 7, 2021- Siddharth Narrain (University of New South Wales): Law, Combustible Publics, and Incitement to Violence in Colonial India
  • June 4, 2021 – Matt Barlow (University of Adelaide): Infrastructures of disposability: encountering waste-to-energy in urban South India
  • July 2, 2021 – Kanchana Dodan Godage (Open University of Sri Lanka) and Catherine West (Deakin University): Populism in action: stories from the pandemic in Sri Lanka