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Centre for South Asian Studies



Welcome to the Centre for South Asian Studies Scotland at the University of Edinburgh.

Founded in 1988, CSAS is the central academic unit at the University of Edinburgh and indeed for much of Scotland dedicated to the study of South Asia. We bring together a group of highly reputable academic colleagues from across Anthropology, the College of Art, Engineering, Geography, History, Languages and Cultures, Law, Politics and International Relations, Religious Studies, Sociology, and the Vet School from within the University to provide a vibrant core of academics that have a keen interest and expertise on South Asia. We also have... Read rest of text

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Upcoming Events

Oct 26 Speaker: Dana Rush # University of Strasbourg PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SEMINAR HAS BEEN CANCELLED -- The Idea of “India” in West African Vodun Art and Thought 16:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes) Seminar Room 1 and 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square, Edinburgh


Oct 27 Hosted by: Sophia Woodman # UoE Academic freedom: "national security" threats in Turkey, India and the UK 09:00 (8 hours) TechCubeO, Summerhall, Summerhall Place, Edinburgh EH9 1QE

CNaM Net seminar

Nov 10 Speaker: Avishek Ray # National Institute of Technology, Silchar, Assam, India Apotheosizing the Nomad: Pre-modern India in Retrospect 16:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes) 6th Floor Staff Room, Chrystal Macmillan Building

CSAS Seminar