South Asia Initiative



Prashant Bharadwaj, Economics,


The South Asia Initiative is an inter-divisional effort  UCSD  to promote discussion and exchange about South Asia. We support research, bring speakers, and sponsor courses toward  an undergraduate minor in South Asian Studies. We host a weekly seminar Thursday afternoons from 4-6 pm.


Our Steering Committee members are:

Vineet Bafna, CSE

Prashant Bharadwaj, Economics

Lilly Irani, Communication

Vish Krishnan, Rady School

Steve Parish, Anthropology

Kamala Visweswaran, Ethnic Studies


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