Successful funding application for a workshop on the Indo-Pacific

The South Asia Initiative has received 160 000 SEK from Riksbankens Jubileumsfond for organizing the workshop “A new regional order with global consequences? Studying an emerging partnership in the ‘Indo-Pacific’” in Lund 7-8 Nov 2018. The application was co-written by Henrik Chetan Aspengren and Dr John Hennessey, Linnaeus University. The workshop will focus on the emerging geostrategic arena, referred to as the “Indo-Pacific”. The workshop … Continue reading Successful funding application for a workshop on the Indo-Pacific

Admir Skodo representing the South Asia Initiative was interviewed in Svenska Dagbladet

SASNET researcher Admir Skodo gave an interview on the security situation in Afghanistan in an article published by the Swedish daily Svenska Dagbladet. Skodo calls the situation in Afghanistan “an asymmetrical war which switches between high and low intensity.” He also points out that Afghanistan and its neighbors to the east and west face a water supply crisis which might have dire consequences in the … Continue reading Admir Skodo representing the South Asia Initiative was interviewed in Svenska Dagbladet

Brief on the impact of forced migration on Afghanistan’s domestic politics and foreign relations

SASNET researcher Admir Skodo has published a brief in the Swedish Institute of International Affairs Occasional Paper Series entitled “The impact of forced migration on Afghanistan’s domestic politics and foreign relations”. The brief was first presented as a working paper at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs. The paper can be downloaded from UI here. Continue reading Brief on the impact of forced migration on Afghanistan’s domestic politics and foreign relations

Chakra: A Nordic Journal of South Asian Studies Call for Articles and Reviews

Chakra: A Nordic Journal of South Asian Studies is an open access, online, peer-reviewed Nordic yearbook devoted to South Asian Studies published by the Swedish South Asian Studies Network (SASNET) at Lund University.   Chakra invites submissions of manuscript articles and reviews to be published in late 2018 (Volume V). (http://www.sasnet.lu.se/research/chakra-a-nordic-journal-of-south-asian-…). Chakra will publish original work from scholars of South Asia in the humanities and … Continue reading Chakra: A Nordic Journal of South Asian Studies Call for Articles and Reviews