The Centre of South Asian Studies

The Alison Richard BuildingThe Centre of South Asian Studies is a cross-disciplinary research centre open to students from across the University and to researchers from around the world. These pages contain information about the work of the Centre, its library and archive collections and about events at the Centre and throughout the University which might be of interest to scholars of South and Southeast Asia.

The Centre and its library and archive are open to visitors throughout the year, Monday-Friday, from 9.30 am to 5.30 pm.

News & events

  • - Charles Wallace Burma Trust Visiting Fellowship. Applications are invited for the Charles Wallace Burma Trust Fellowship. The Fellowship is tenable for three months, to include the Lent Term 2015 (Jan 13 - Mar 13, 2015). The closing date for applications is 31 October 2014. Click here for further details.
  • - Professor Bayly has now retired as Director of the Centre. In his time at the Centre Chris oversaw a number of important changes, not least the start of our hugely successful M.Phil. course and our move into our new building. His generosity with his time for students and staff has always been astonishing, and he will be missed by all of us here. We wish him all the best for the future.
  • - Dr Joya Chatterji takes over as Acting Director of the Centre from 1 August 2014.
  • - Recent seminars from the South Asian Seminar series can be listened to on this website. Click here to access the list of available seminars. All seminars presented after 1 May 2013 are available to download as podcasts from iTunes U.