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Center for South Asian Studies (CSAS)

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And They're Off!

Our 2017 Summer in South Asia Fellows have begun to make their way to India. Follow along with them by reading their blog, checking out they're photos, and sending an encouraging word now and then.

Friends Across Frontiers: PhD Student and Current Fulbright Scholar Farida Begum Writes in "The Times of India"

Farida is investigating the friendships of Bengali women before and after partition, and how those friendships formed and were maintained, even across religious lines.


The Center for South Asian Studies at the University of Michigan is a national leader in promoting a deeper understanding of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, and Sri Lanka. The center offers a range of area-related courses taught by outstanding faculty, a scholarly lecture series, conferences, study abroad fellowships, student colloquiums and opportunities to volunteer, sponsor and cosponsor a variety of events. CSAS is also a U.S. Department of Education designated National Resource Center, funded to develop area studies education for this region of the world.

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