The Forum for South Asia Studies at Uppsala University

The purpose of the Forum for South Asia Studies is to strengthen South Asia related research and education, and increase Uppsala University’s collaboration with the region. The Forum is a coordinated effort by the six faculties that constitute the Humanities and Social Sciences:

  •  The Faculty of Theology
  •  The Faculty of Law 
  •  The Faculty of Arts
  •  The Faculty of the Social Sciences 
  •  The Faculty of Languages 
  •  The Faculty of Educational Sciences
The administration of the Forum for South Asia Studies is placed at the Department of Linguistics and Philology.

Aims

 ·To create a forum and a platform for collaboration and information in research and education focusing on the South Asian countries: India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, the Maldives and Afghanistan.

 ·To promote and make visible South Asia related research and education at Uppsala University to other academic  environments and to the general public.

 ·To facilitate international collaboration between scholars in the field of South Asia research and education at Uppsala University and scholars from other universities.