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28th European Conference on South Asian Studies (ECSAS)
October 1st - 4th, 2025
Milliarden Stimmen
What happens when the world's largest democracy votes? Podcast about the Indian Elections of 2024 (German only).
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Prof. Dr. Harun-or-Rashid: Bangabandhu Sehikh Mujibur Rahman (1920-75): His Political Thoughts and Ideals
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Second Interim Report - Independent Panel for Monitoring Indian Elections 2024

On 23 of May 2024 the Independent Panel for Monitoring Indian Elections published the second interim report called "Election Integrity Compromised: Why Election Authorities Must Change Course to Save Indian Democracy". The Independent Panel for Monitoring Indian Elections was constituted to engage with concerns expressed by citizens’ groups seeking to ensure free, fair and genuine General Election (GE) 2024 in India. The panel consists of Prof. Neera Chandhoke, Dr. Thomas Daffern, Mr. Sakhawat Hossain, Dr. Harish Karnick, Dr. Sebastian Morris and Prof. Rahul Mukherji, Head of the Political Science Department of SAI. You can get more information and download the complete report here.


28th European Conference on South Asia Studies (ECSAS) - Call for Panels Open

The South Asia Institute is pleased to announce the 28th European Conference for South Asian Studies (ECSAS) that will take place in Heidelberg, Germany, from 1st to 4th of October 2025. The ECSAS has met regularly since 1968, and provides an important opportunity to discuss current research and scholarship on topics relating to South Asia within the humanities and social sciences. The ECSAS conferences now operate under the auspices of the European Association for South Asian Studies (EASAS), a charitable academic association supporting research and teaching concerning South Asia with regard to all periods and fields of study.

The panel submission is open from May 15th until July 24th, 2024. For more information, please visit the conference official website here.



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