India: How the elephant got its Trump

India: How the elephant got its Trump

Dr Anthony Bergin, Dr David Brewster and Professor Rory Medcalf.  Any simple narrative that the Trump Presidency is bad for Asia, and that Asians universally think so, faces an awkwardly large stumbling block: India. The fact is, India’s strategic elite takes a pragmatic view of Donald Trump and of their country’s strategic partnership with the […]

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India: How the elephant got its Trump

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Dr Anthony Bergin, Dr David Brewster and Professor Rory Medcalf.  Any simple narrative that the Trump Presidency is bad for Asia, and that Asians universally think so, faces an awkwardly large stumbling block: India. The fact is, India’s strategic elite takes a pragmatic view of Donald Trump and of their country’s strategic partnership with the […]

Event – Durability and diffusion of women’s empowerment: a panel data analysis from India

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ANU Crawford School of Public Policy Event    Speaker Professor Sonia Akter, Assistant Dean (Research), Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore.   Venue Acton Theatre, JG Crawford Building (132), Lennox Crossing, ANU   Date Tuesday, 9 May, 2017 – 14:00 to 15:00   Women’s empowerment is argued to be an […]

Event – Gender analysis of Manchar Lake water degradation in Sindh Province, Pakistan

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Crawford Research Seminar   Speaker Dr Joyce Wu, Crawford School, ANU.   Venue Other, please see description for details   Date Friday, 28 April, 2017 – 12:00 to 13:00   For centuries, the people around Manchar Lake, Pakistan, have relied on the freshwater lake as a source of livelihood. Due to poor irrigation planning and […]

Event – India – A resurgent maritime nation, harnessing the blue economy

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ASARC Lecture Speaker Admiral R K Dhowan, Chairman, National Maritime Foundation, India.   Venue Other, please see description for details   Date Thursday, 25 May, 2017 – 16:30 to 17:30   The Indian Ocean has recently emerged as the world’s focus in the maritime domain and is a global economic highway. India sits astride busy […]

India’s search for prosperity

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For India to realise its huge potential, the relation between the state, the market, and the private sector must be comprehensively realigned. Deeper liberalisation of goods and factor markets is very necessary but far from sufficient. The state needs to perform much more effectively many core tasks that belong squarely in its domain, including providing […]

Everyday Creativity: singing goddesses in the Himalayan foothills

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KIRIN NARAYAN With a Foreword by Philip V. Bohlman 256 pages | 9 halftones | 6 x 9 | © 2016 Big Issues in Music   Kirin Narayan’s imagination was captured the very first time that, as a girl visiting the Himalayas, she heard Kangra women join their voices together in song. Returning as an […]

 

Welcome to SARI

South Asia Research Institute is based in the College of Asia and the Pacific at the Australian National University. Our aim is to support research on South Asia and promote links and collaborative projects focussing on the countries of South Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka). SARI is committed to advancing an interdisciplinary approach across the social sciences, and in particular, in the fields of history, culture and society of the region.

The aim of SARI is to bring together on a common platform people with expertise in South Asia across diverse disciplinary background at the ANU. These include anthropology, linguistics, cultural studies, human geography, comparative literature, economics, political science, international relations, development studies, history, Sanskrit and Hindi.


 

SARI Showcase

India Update 2016: Ideas From India

10-11 November, 2016

Panels

See full program here

Updated:  31 March 2017/ Responsible Officer:  SARI director/ Page Contact:  SARI director