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CISAR COVID-19 Update
Due to the circumstances around novel coronavirus safety precautions, CISAR will be suspending our events for the remainder of the term. We appreciate your support throughout this past year, and we look forward to engaging with you all very soon. For UBC’s official statement on COVID-19, please reference: https://www.ubc.ca/campus-notifications/

Announcing the 2019 Nehru Humanitarian Graduate Scholarship in Indian Studies
The Centre for India and South Asia Research (CISAR) at The University of British Columbia, invites submissions for the 2019 Nehru Humanitarian Graduate Scholarship in Indian Studies. The annual $1,000 scholarship is offered by Dr. and Mrs. D. P. Goel to a graduate student pursuing the political, historical, economic, religious, social, or cultural study of […]

Wajiha Mehdi, PhD student in the Institute of Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice
Interview with Wajiha Mehdi, a PhD student in the Institute of Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice. Wajiha was the recipient of the Nehru Humanitarian Award in 2018. A: Congratulations on receiving this year’s Nehru Humanitarian Award, and thank you for taking the time out for this interview. I would like to start-off first by asking […]

CISAR Graduate Travel Grant Winners
Congratulations to Eshantha Peiris, Ethnomusicology and Sameena, AHVA on receiving the 2018/2019 CISAR Graduate Student Travel Grants! 

The Second Annual Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Memorial Lecture
You can now watch the presentation by Santosh Dass at The Second Annual Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Memorial Lecture: https://cisar.iar.ubc.ca/events/event/dr-ambedkars-legacy/

Helina Jolly, PhD student in the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability
Interview with Helina Jolly, a PhD student in the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability. Jolly was the recipient of the Nehru Humanitarian Graduate Award in 2016. C: Congratulations on receiving the Nehru Humanitarian Award and thank you for coming in for this interview. I would like to invite you to give us some background […]