Endless Beauty of Naran

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Waterfalls of Central Sri Lanka

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The Golden Temple - Amritsar, Punjab, India

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Akhil Gupta on U.S.-India nuclear agreement

The Center for India and South Asia director is interviewed on KPCC.

Rising number of farmer suicides in rural India

Indian journalist Palagummi Sainath warns that corporations have hijacked the agricultural sector in India, with

U.S.-Pakistani relationship plagued by mutual distrust

U.S. Ambassador Cameron Munter says the planned withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan in 2014

Upcoming Events

Anthropocene versus ‘Capitalocene’? A False Opposition

Dipesh Chakrabarty from History, University of Chicago will give a talk as part of the

Madhavi Murty Talk - Development as Concept-Image: Articulating Caste, Religion and Poverty in “New” India

In this presentation, Dr. Murty suggests that development is the narrative or concept-image of the

Sardar Patel Award

Established in 1999, the Sardar Patel award is annually conferred by the Center for India and South Asia at UCLA. An endowment was created by funds donated by the Friends of the Sardar Patel Association provided to the UCLA Foundation.

The award was created to honor the best doctoral dissertation on any aspect of modern India - social sciences, humanities, education and fine arts - in any U.S. University or academic institution awarding the Ph.D.

The award continues to this day, honoring the legacy of Sardar Patel.

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