CSAS brings Indian Ambassador to Michigan
Following his address, Indian Ambassador Arun K. Singh chats with U-M students on October 14, 2015

Morgan Fitzgerald in Rishikesh

Morgan Fitzgerald | Summer in South Asia 2015
Morgan takes a break from her sustainable farming project to visit Rishikesh and the abandoned ashram of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, who once inspired the Beatles.

Jacob Anderson in Murudeshwara

Jacob Anderson | Summer in South Asia 2015
Jacob wears the maize and blue in Murudeshwara, with Lord Shiva looking over his shoulder, not far from his post at the Vivekananda Memorial Hospital in Karnataka.

Talia Rothman | Summer in South Asia 2015
Talia is an LSA Sophmore interning with Guria, an NGO in Varanasi, the Indian city famously situated on the banks of the river Ganges.

Ariana Paredes-Vincent | Summer in South Asia 2015
Ariana is an international studies major and a 2015 SISA fellow. She is volunteering with SETCO Foundation in Kalol, Gujarat.

Jamie Lutz | Summer in South Asia 2015
Jamie is a junior majoring in Architecture and a 2015 SISA fellow. Here she poses with one of her students in Kolkata.

Up In The Mountains (Dharamsala, India)
Photo by Man Kuan Lei, 2014 Summer in South Asia Fellow

Kids at Play
Peo Pea Flickr
Children Laughing--Up In The Mountains (Dharamsala, India)

Up In The Mountains (Dharamsala, India)
Photo by Man Kuan Lei, 2014 Summer in South Asia Fellow

Tilt Fisherman
Yellow Sari


The Center for South Asian Studies at the University of Michigan is a national leader in promoting a deeper understanding of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, and Sri Lanka. The center offers a range of area-related courses taught by outstanding faculty, a scholarly lecture series, conferences, study abroad fellowships, student colloquiums and opportunities to volunteer, sponsor and cosponsor a variety of events. CSAS is also a U.S. Department of Education designated National Resource Center, funded to develop area studies education for this region of the world.


Newsletter: Fall 2015



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