The unbecoming of Bollywood

While the commerce pundits are assessing an apparently bad business for Bollywood, it is imperative that one key issue should not be swept under the carpet: Bollywood this year shrugged off the pretence of transnationalism vis-à-vis the regionalism it embodied. That Bollywood in particular and Indian cinema in general have been subcontinental, regional, and constitutionally …

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SAARC Charter Day celebrated at South Asian University

South Asian University celebrated the 32nd SAARC Charter Day in its campus with a series of activities spread across the day comprising the inaugural address, a panel discussion, film screenings and sufi music concert. Mr. MJ Akbar, Minister of State for External Affairs, Government of India made the inaugural address as the chief guest of …

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President of South Asian University, India visited University of Colombo

The President of the South Asian University, Dr. Kavita Sharma visited the University of Colombo on 14th October 2016 and met Professor Lakshman Dissanayake , the Vice Chancellor of University of Colombo and faculty during the visit. During the meeting both parties discussed to initiate joint research projects by the two institutes and explored the …

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Jamia Millia Islamia and South Asian University become academic partners, sign MoU

Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) and South Asian University (SAU) today signed an MoU for a long term academic collaboration and partnership between the two institutions. The MoU was signed by Prof. Talat Ahmad, Vice-Chancellor, JMI and Dr. Kavita A. Sharma, President, SAU on behalf of their respective universities. This MoU will enable the partnering institutions …

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PORTRAITS OF RESISTANCE – AN EXHIBITION OF CONTEMPORARY SRI LANKAN ART OPENED IN INDIA INTERNATIONAL CENTRE

New Delhi: A group art exhibition of Sri Lankan contemporary art titled Portraits of Resistance was inaugurated at the Main Art Gallery in India International Centre, New Delhi. Presented by the Department of Sociology, South Asian University, the exhibition is organised in collaboration with India International Centre, Society and Culture in South Asia, India-Sri Lanka …

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