The South Asia Institute cordially invites you to this year´s student conference, which takes place on 16.07.2019 from 2 pm to 6 pm in the Great Lecture Hall (010.01.05). The event takes place under the motto " Rethinking Borders: “Step(ping) Across the Line” - Thoughts are universal; beyond flags and borders and passports." The poster with detailed information of the event is available here.
The Department of Modern South Asian Studies cordially invites you to a concert by Vidya Shah on Tuesday, 16th July 2019 at 8 pm in the Great Lecture Hall (010.01.05). Vidya Shah is a front-ranking Indian singer and musician. An expert in various genres of classical music like Thumri, Dadra and Ghazal, she brings to life the musical dimension of Bhakti and Sufi traditions.
Moreover, Vidya Shah will give a lecture on Wednesday, 17th July 2019 at 6 pm in R 010.00.21, where she will present many samples from old Indian recordings, exploring how sound recording opened up new avenues for women vocalists, who now came out of the salon into the wider public sphere. The entry to both events is free! So these events are not to be missed!
Further information is available on the poster.
CrossAsia E-Publishing will be present at the 11th International Convention of Asia Scholars in Leiden. Visit us at the publishers’ space and find out more on the various possibilities we offer for publishing your books, series or journals. You will find us in the Kamerlingh Onnes building, 1st floor (Steenschuur 25). We are looking forward to seeing you in Leiden!