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Spring 2021 Lecture Series

The Center for South Asia Weekly Lecture Series will continue as a series of Zoom Webinars for Spring 2021.

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February 4, 2021, 12-1 PM Central
Sustainable Water in India: Challenges on the Ground
Ravi Mariwala (Founder and CEO, Smaart Water, Mumbai)
Co-sponsored by the Institute for Regional and International Studies and the Wisconsin Alumni Association
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February 25, 2021, 12-1:30 PM Central
Indian Matchmaking, Caste, and the South Asian Diaspora
Yashica Dutt (Author)
Co-sponsored by the Institute for Regional and International Studies
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March 4, 2021, 12-1:30 PM Central
Indo-Caribbean Migration, Cultural Continuity, Change and Identity Formation
Lomarsh Roopnarine (Professor, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Jackson State University)
Co-sponsored by the Institute for Regional and International Studies and the Latin American, Caribbean, and Iberian Studies Program
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March 11, 2021, 11 AM-12:30 PM Central
Islamophobia and the South Asian Community in Britain: Locating the Student Suspect
Tania Saeed (Associate Professor, Sociology Lahore University of Management Sciences)
Co-sponsored by the Institute for Regional and International Studies, European Studies, Asian American Studies, and the Center for East Asian Studies
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March 18, 2021, 12-1 PM Central
Cataloging and South Asian Language Resources: Practice and Possibilities
Jonathan Durr (South Asian Languages Cataloging Specialist, UW-Madison)
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March 25, 2021, 12-1 PM Central
Spies, Sailors and Revolutionaries: Bengali Revolutionary Networks and British Imperial Intelligence between the World Wars
Michael Silvestri (Associate Professor, History, Clemson University)
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April 8, 2021, 12-1 PM Central
Electricity, Citizenship and the Politics of Privatization in South Asia
Erum Haider (Assistant Professor, Political Science, College of Wooster)
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April 15, 2021, 3-4:30 PM Central
Presence, Prescience, and Re-Presentation in Photographic Afterlives
Panel Presentation
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April 29, 2021, 11 AM-12 PM Central
The Right to Property and Economic Development: How Property Saved Democracy in India
Dr. Namita Wahi (Fellow, Centre for Policy Research and Founding Director, Land Rights Initiative, Delhi)
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