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Resources and Announcements for Scholars

This page has the latest deadlines and updates on call for papers/proposals , scholarships, grants, & fellowships, job opportunities, and featured resources relating to South Asian studies. Scroll down for more!

Call for Papers/Proposals:

Call for Manuscripts by Dr. Ruby Lal – “Islamic South Asia”

Collection of Essays: Towards a Diasporic Imagination of the Present

Conference - Postcolonial Studies Convention 2015 – September 7-9, University of Leicester

Conference – Precarious Exchange: Materiality, Network & Value in South Asia in the World- May 8-9, UC Berkeley

Grad Conference  - Human Being Human (Keynote: Spivak) – May 23-25, Victoria, Canada (*new)

Conference – Affect: Memory, Aesthetics, and Ethics – September 18-20, Winnipeg, Canada

Workshop – Sharpening the Edges: Instating state and power in Indian Ocean history – 17 August, IIAS, Netherlands

Special Issue on Gender, Secuality & Decolonization in Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education, & Society 

The Postcolonialist – Special Issue: ‘Excitable Speech? Radical Discourse and the Limits of Freedom  (*new)

Conference - Annual Conference on South Asia – October 22-24, UW-Madison (*new)

Conference - The Dynamics of Change in the Pakistan-Afghanistan Region: Politics on Borderland – June 12-14, Peshawar, Pakistan (*new)

International Summer School, New Delhi for Undergraduate Students 

Call for Papers – Living Archives: Third World, Indigenous and Anti-Colonial Queer and Feminist International Solidarities

Conference - Relations and Networks in Indian Ocean Writing, Nov. 26-27, Barcelona, Spain (*new)

AIIS Book Prize – Unpublished 1st Manuscripts on an Indian subject (*new)

Scholarships, Grants & Fellowships:

LankaCorps Fellowship Foundation in Sri Lanka (Asia Foundation) 

Hawai’i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts – Folk & Traditional Arts Grants 

FOR UNDERGRADS – Fall 2015 Smithsonian Institution Internship in DC

International School for Jain Studies in India, Summer 2015 (*new)

ACLS Public Fellows Competition for Recent PhDs

UC San Diego, Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship (*new)

David-Putter Scholarship for students working for social change (*new)

SASLI (South Asia Summer Language Institute), University of Wisconsin-Madison

American Institute of Indian Studies Research Fellowships

Job Opportunities:

American Councils For International Education: Urdu or Punjabi Resident Director, this summer

Purdue University, Visiting Assistant Professor, International Relations (*new)

FOR UH GRAD STUDENTS: 2 TA positions in the Asian Studies Program

Koc University (Turkey), Tenure-track, Open rank in Gender and Migration Studies

University of Virginia, Tenure-Track, Asst. Professor, Digital Humanities 

Antioch University, Ohio, Education Abroad Instructor (India), Fall Semester, Buddhist Studies

Tennessee University, Tenure-track, Asst. Professor, World History with East or South Asia emphasis (*new)

Ashoka University (India), Asst./Assoc. Professor, Political Science or International Relations

Featured Resources:

Collections: South Asian and Himalayan Art - Starting Jan. 1, 2015, more than 1,200 objects from 1st century BCE to the present will be available (The Smithsonian’s Museums of Asian Art)

South Asian American Digital Archive – Seeking to give voice to South Asian Americans through documenting, preserving, and sharing stories 

Endangered Archives Program – Printed books and periodicals from public institutions in eastern India before 1950

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