The South Asia Institute cordially welcomes Belinda Cassandra Wise as new Branch Office Manager of Colombo starting from August 2019. Wise graduated in 2019 from University of Colombo with a Bachelor degree, specializing in Sociology. Her thesis focused on online interaction and was titled “An Exploratory Study of Online Interaction and Presentation of Self on Facebook”.
Prior to joining SAI, she worked as a Research Assistant at the Social Policy Analysis and Research Center (SPARC), University of Colombo and was involved in a project titled “Challenges of Municipal Solid Waste Management: Learning from post-crisis governance initiatives in South Asia”.
Her research interests focus on gender, social interaction, culture, and youth.
Further Information is available on her profile page.
From September 5-6, 2019 the international Workshop entitled „Entangled Comparisons. Grounding Research on Asia – Expanding Research Methodologies“ will take place in the Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Bielefeld. The conference is organised by the interdisciplinary network „Shaping Asia“, which is coordinated by Prof. Dr. Joanna Pfaff-Czarnecka (Universität Bielefeld) and Prof. Dr. Christiane Brosius (Universität Heidelberg).
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