Cropped photo of the Hawa Mahal in Jaipur, India.

Vanessa Veak (Hawa Mahal - Jaipur, India 2020)

Podcast

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.

Lalita du Perron welcomes Lakmali Jayasinghe to discuss teaching in the Stanford Civic, Liberal, and Global Education (COLLEGE) program and her research on borders, migration, and translation.

Transcript available on request for a…

Lalita du Perron welcomes Thomas Blom Hansen, Professor and Chair of the Anthropology Department at Stanford, to discuss his new book The Law of Force, the history of violence and non-violence in India, and the importance of academic freedom.…

Former CSA Director Jisha Menon talks to Lalita du Perron about her forthcoming book Brutal Beauty: Aesthetics and Aspiration in Urban India, published by Northwestern University Press, and her new role as Faculty Director of Stanford Global…

Priya Satia, Professor of History at Stanford, talks about her book Time’s Monster: How history makes history, and answers questions such as: Who writes history? Who consumes history? What was the role of historians in building Empire? And what…

Have you ever wondered why students choose to pursue the Global Studies South Asia Minor while at Stanford? Lalita du Perron talks to three students, from Computer Science, Political Science, and English, who explain why they chose the Minor and…