Jama Masjid in Chandni Chowk, in Delhi, India.

Photo Credit: Feyaad Allie (Jama Masjid - Delhi, India 2019)

Welcome to the Center for South Asia

We facilitate research, teaching, and discussion on South Asia and collaborate across the university and beyond to deepen scholarly understanding of the region.

Photo taken by Byron Gray (India 2020) depicting an eastern cattle egret perched on a log in front of coloful fishing boats on water.

Photo Credit: Byron Gray (Cattle egret in fishing village of Gorai - Mumbai, India 2020)

Welcome to the Center for South Asia

We facilitate research, teaching, and discussion on South Asia and collaborate across the university and beyond to deepen scholarly understanding of the region.

Ellora Caves in Aurangabad, India

Photo Credit: Vanessa Veak (Ellora Caves - Aurangabad, India 2020)

Welcome to the Center for South Asia

We facilitate research, teaching, and discussion on South Asia and collaborate across the university and beyond to deepen scholarly understanding of the region.

Fishing village of Gorai, located outside Mumbai, India.

Photo Credit: Byron Gray (Fishing village of Gorai - Mumbai, India 2020)

Welcome to the Center for South Asia

We facilitate research, teaching, and discussion on South Asia and collaborate across the university and beyond to deepen scholarly understanding of the region.

The Center for South Asia (CSA) is the central forum at Stanford University for the study of South Asia.

 

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View of a tower and Encina from the courtyard

Stefanie Pietkiewicz (2019)

CSA Faculty

Cropped photo of the Hawa Mahal in Jaipur, India.

Vanessa Veak (Hawa Mahal - Jaipur, India 2020)

The Podcast

Mural depicting women empowerment in Bhandra in Mumbai, India.

Photo Credit: Vanessa Veak (Mural in Bhandra, Mumbai, India, 2020)

The Minor

Elephant Tile Stamps

Recordings

I chose to add a global studies minor in order to learn about my South Asian heritage in a formal academic setting. The minor helped me build critical thinking and writing skills outside of my STEM curriculum.
Priya Chatwani
Priya Chatwani
Majored in Computer Science, Minored in South Asian Studies, 2020

News and Announcements

  • Podcasts
Lalita du Perron talks to award-winning journalist Shaili Chopra, who is building the women's internet in India with breakthrough initiatives to impact the lives of…
  • Staff
  • Students
Meet our 2021-22 South Asia Working Group (SAWG) at Stanford co-coordinator, Shantanu Nevrekar! What do you want people to know about you? I am a Ph.D. Candidate in…
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Meet our 2021-22 South Asia Working Group (SAWG) at Stanford co-coordinator, Shubhangni Gupta! What do you want people to know about you? Hello! By ways of an…

Events

May
26
Date
Thursday, May 26, 2022. 11:00am - Friday, May 27, 2022. 6:00pm
Location
Art Gallery419 Lasuen Mall, Stanford, CA 94305Lower Level