SOUTH ASIAN STUDIES NETWORK
22 October 2010
• SASNET lecture by Roger Jeffery on Pharmaceuticals in South Asia
A separate meting was held with SASNET’s director, Dr. Anna Lindberg, and deputy director, Mr. Lars Eklund, on details regarding the new ICCR professorship at Lund University, a position that will be taken up by Prof. Lipi Ghosh, Calcutta University from November 1st, 2010 (more information).
• Nordic Research Network on Environmental Challenges in South Asia
• Karlstad University’s Afghanistan programme approaches successful end
• Uppsala University partner in South Asia related mobility programmes
Uppsala University is a partner university in two new South Asia related Erasmus Mundus Action 2 mobility programme lots, decided upon by the European Commission, through its Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) in July 2010. Uppsala is a partner in one of the Asia Regional Lot 11 consortiums – the one coordinated by the University of Göttingen, and also in one of the Lot 12 consortiums with South Asian partner universities, led by University of Science and Technology 2, Montpellier, France.
Besides, Uppsala University is a partner in another South-East Asia focused Lot 12 consortium, namely in the Lotusproject, led by Ghent University, Belgium.
The local coordinator for these lots at Uppsala University is Mr. Jonathan Schalk at the university’s International Office. More information about Uppsala University’s Erasmus Mundus Action 2 Scholarships 2010-2011.
More information about all South Asia related 2010 Erasmus Mundus Asia Regional mobility programmes.
• Ishtiaq Ahmed lectures on the bloody partition of Punjab in 1947
• Swedish development budget for 2011 presented
• Poetry in focus at Indian festival in Stockholm
Swedish departments where research on
South Asia is going on:
SASNET/Swedish South Asian Studies Network
SASNET is a national network for research, education, and information about South Asia based at Lund University. Its aim is to promote a dynamic networking process in which Swedish researchers co-operate with researchers in South Asia and globally.
Postal address: SASNET Swedish South Asian Studies Network,
Scheelevägen 15 D, SE-223 70 Lund, Sweden