Cropped photo of the Hawa Mahal in Jaipur, India.

Vanessa Veak (Hawa Mahal - Jaipur, India 2020)

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The South Asian Studies at Stanford (SASS) Podcast features conversations between the Center for South Asia at Stanford and guests who have a connection to Stanford as faculty, staff, students, or alumni.

The podcasts feature a wide range of topics, ranging from poetry to politics, from manuscript collecting to music, from business to Bollywood. Every podcast consists of an informal and informative conversation about South Asia and its meaning in the world, in our lives, and at Stanford.

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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 millions of women. The journalist turned entrepreneur set…

Lalita du Perron talks to Sharika Thiranagama, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Stanford, who explains and helps us understand--as much as we can cram into one podcast--what is happening in Sri Lanka right now. Date of recording April 14,…

Lalita du Perron talks to Radhika Koul, 2021-22 Dissertation Prize Fellow in Stanford Humanities Center and Ph.D. candidate in Department of Comparative Literature within Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages, about creating…

Lalita du Perron talks to Rushain Abbasi about his fellowship at Stanford Humanities Center, being a lecturer in Religious Studies at Stanford, and his book projects on secularism, worldliness, and the intellectual history of Islam. And we share…

Lalita du Perron talks to Roanne Kantor, assistant professor of English (and, by courtesy, of Comparative Literature) at Stanford, about her new book, Macaulay’s shelf, Global Anglophone literature, magical realism, and other matters related to…