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)

Recent News

  • Podcasts
Lalita du Perron talks to the Center for South Asia’s new Faculty Director Anna Bigelow about her new book “Islam through Objects”, material religion, and her vision for the Center. Transcript available on request for a disability-related…
  • Podcasts
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 disability-…

A child looks on as workers remove fired bricks from a kiln in Bangladesh, while smoke billows out of other kilns in the background. (Image credit: @Navaism)

  • Faculty
Studies have shown air pollution is a major risk factor for respiratory infection – the leading cause of death among children under five – but bad air’s specific impacts on developing bodies have remained somewhat of a mystery. A Stanford-led study…
  • Announcements
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS The Center for South Asia and the Markaz Resource Center jointly invite applications for a two-quarter undergraduate fellowship. OVERVIEW The purpose of the fellowship is to foster student-led campus conversations on themes…
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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.…