SASNET organization

SASNET’s Board was dissolved on 30 September 2010, currently SASNET is working directly under the supervision of the Vice Chancellor, Lund University. new

Members of the Board, January 1, 2007 – September 30, 2010:

Gunnel CerderlöfChairperson:
Gunnel Cederlöf, Associate Professor,
Dept. of History, Uppsala University.

Other members of the board:

Representatives for Lund University:
Pernille Gooch, PhD, Division of Human Ecology, Dept. of European Ethnology.

Catarina Kinnvall, Associate Professor, Dept. of Political Science.

Jan Magnusson, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work (2003–2005 working at the Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies, ACE, as Director of Studies for the Masters Programme in Asian Studies).

Deputy members:
Staffan Lindberg, Professor, Dept. of Sociology. Director/Coordinator for SASNET till 30 June 2007. Curriculum Vitae.

Kristina Myrvold, Assistant Professor, Dept. of History and Anthropology of Religion, Centre for Theology and Religious Studies.

Representatives for other Swedish Universities and Colleges:
Prosun Bhattacharya, Associate Professor, Dept. of Land and Water Resources Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm.

Cecilia Stålsby Lundborg, Professor, Division of Global Health (IHCAR), Karolinska Institutet Medical University, Stockholm.
       (Deputy chairperson of SASNET’s board)

Ferdinando Sardella, PhD candidate, Dept. of Literature, History of Ideas, and Religion, Göteborg University.

Deputy members:
Per Hilding, PhD, Dept. of Economic History, Stockholm University.

Camilla Orjuela, PhD, Division of Peace and Development Research (PADRIGU), School of Global Studies, Göteborg University.

Per Drougge, PhD candidate, Dept. of Social Anthropology, Stockholm University.

Representative for students, especially PhD candidates:
Elenor Lissel, PhD candidate, Faculty of Law, Lund University

Deputy member:
– Vacant (to be decided upon by Lund university student unions association, LUS)

Representative for Nordic Universities:
Neil Webster, senior researcher, Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS), Copenhagen, Denmark.

Deputy member:
Arild Engelsen Ruud, PhD, Dept. of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages (IKOS), University of Oslo, Norway.

Representative for Swedish NGOs:
Bengt Kristiansson, former General Secretary, Swedish Committee for Afghanistan.

Deputy member:
Eva Hägerstrand, Coordinator, Swallows India-Bangladesh Section, Lund.

All members of the board, except the representatives for students, were originally appointed by the Vice Chancellor, Lund University, for a period up till 31 December 2009. The students representatives are appointed by Lund university student unions association, for a period of one year at a time. On November 26, 2009, the Vice Chancellor, Lund University, decided to prolong the period for the current board to September 30, 2010.

Root node Staff:

Anna Lindberg Lars Eklund

• Anna Lindberg, Director/Coordinator.
Personal web page.
Phone: +46 (0)46 222 3606
Mobile: +46 (0)70 301 7727

• Lars Eklund, Deputy Director/Webmaster.
Curriculum Vitae.
Phone: +46 (0)46 222 7340
Mobile: +46 (0)731 50 88 44

Julia• Julia Velkova, Assistant Webmaster,
      working full-time from 1 July – 31 December 2011.new
Phone: +46 (0)706 806 499


Contact information:

How to findE-mail: sasnet@sasnet.lu.se

Postal address: SASNET, Scheelevägen 15 D, SE-223 70 Lund
(how to find there!)

Visiting address: Ideon Research Village, House Alfa 1 (first floor, room no. 2041 and 2042), in the premises of the Centre for East and South East Asian Studies at Lund University (ACE).

Phone: +46 (0)46 222 73 40 (Lars) &
             +46 (0)46 222 36 06 (Anna)
+46 (0)46 222 30 41

Internal university postcode: 61
University cost centre: 859581

The office is manned: Weekdays 9–17.
Welcome for a visit, but please call in advance. E-mail communication is always the best way to reach us.

Administration: SASNET belongs to the so-called Special Activities of Lund University (Särskilda verksamheter). The Centre for East and South East Asian Studies provides SASNET with some administrative assistance, whereas the personnel administration is managed by the International Office – part of Lund University’s central administration.

Reading room: A small library, with South Asia related magazines (including the leading peer-reviewed journals) and doctoral theses from the Nordic universities, is kept at the SASNET root node office at Lund. Visitors are welcome.



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SASNET - Swedish South Asian Studies Network/Lund University
Address: Scheelevägen 15 D, SE-223 70 Lund, Sweden
Phone: +46 46 222 73 40
Webmaster: Lars Eklund
Last updated 2011-05-19