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Vietnam National University in Ho Chi Minh City Approved for FLAS Funding

The Vietnamese language program at Vietnam National University in Ho Chi Minh City has been approved to receive students with FLAS funding at the intermediate and advanced levels. The program accepts students for the following terms. Each semester consist of 148 hours of language learning.

Fall term (September till January)

Spring term (February till June)

Summer session (June till Mid-August). Read more »

James Edmonds Receives Fulbright-Hays for Summer Advanced Indonesian Abroad Program 2015

Jamie EdmondsJames Edmonds is currently a first year PhD student at ASU in Religious Studies. The Fulbright-Hays scholarship will allow James to expand his Indonesian language skills as he pursues larger research interests in practice, materiality, Islam, mysticism, modernity, globalization, “lived religion,” and ethnographic methods within Indonesia.

This opportunity includes Advanced Indonesian Language Study in Salatiga, Indonesia and provides James access to research sites in Java. Read more »

Yasmin Saikia Provides Keynote Address at 2015 Critical Approaches to South Asian Studies Workshop

2015 Critical Approaches to South Asian Studies Workshop:

Questions of Method in South Asian Studies

 

Love and Hate in South Asia: Rethinking humanity after 1971


Yasmin Saikia, Arizona State University

At Critical Approaches to South Asian Studies Workshop, York University

February 26, 2015, 4:30 – 6:00 pm

Room 519 Kaneff Tower, York University, Toronto

 

Remembered experiences of violence, humiliation, and loss suffered in the 1971 war of Bangladesh provide potent materials for rethinking a new narrative bonding victim and perpetrator communities in Pakistan, India and Bangladesh. Read more »

Sammit Khandapakar, ASU Religious Studies PhD Candidate, Selected for Prestigious Dissertation Workshop

Sammit in Portugal-EditSammit Khandapakar, ASU Religious Studies PhD Candidate, was selected as one of eleven doctoral students in the humanities and social sciences to present a portion of his dissertation at the 2015 The Association for Asian Studies (AAS) and the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) Dissertation Workshop Series. The workshop occurs in conjunction with the AAS Annual Conference in Chicago. Read more »

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