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

  • - Christmas closure: the Centre will be closed to all but those with card access from and including Wednesday, 24 December and will re-open on Monday, 5 January 2015.
  • - Dr Lipokmar Dzuvichu, Jawaharlal Nehru University, has been elected Charles Wallace India Trust Visiting Fellow 2015-16 at the Centre of South Asian Studies. Dr Dzuvichu will take up his tenure of the Fellowship in early January 2016 and will be in Cambridge for five months.
  • - 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.