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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

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

Conference - Annual Conference on South Asia – October 22-24, UW-Madison 

Call for Papers – The Living Archives: Third World, Indigenous and Anti-Colonial Queer and Feminist International Solidarities (*new)

Conference – Warwick Symposium on Migration, Post-Coloniality, and the Question of Europe, 9 July, UK (*new)

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

Book Chapters – The Senses in Urban Experiences (*new)

International Summer School, New Delhi for Undergraduate Students 

Conference – Language, Power and Identity in Asia: Creating and Crossing Language Boundaries, 14-16 March 2016, Netherlands (IIAS) (*new)

World Asian Studies Conference, Aug. 11-13, Colombo, Sri Lanka 

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

AIIS Book Prize – Unpublished 1st Manuscripts on an Indian subject

Verge: Studies in Global Asias- Special Issue: Asian Empires and Imperialism

Scholarships, Grants & Fellowships:

FOR UNDERGRADS – Fall 2015 Smithsonian Institution Internship in DC

International School for Jain Studies in India, Summer 2015 

ACLS Public Fellows Competition for Recent PhDs

UC San Diego, Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship (*new)

David-Putter Scholarship for students working for social change

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

Humboldt University (Berlin), Research fellow, Medieval History of Islam/Islamic Studies (*new)

American Institute of Indian Studies Research Fellowships

Job Opportunities:

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

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

University of Sheffield (UK), Assoc. Prof./Sr. Lecturer, International History

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

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

Cleveland State University, Visiting India Scholar (*new)

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

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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