British Association for South Asian Studies

 

The British Association for South Asian Studies

is one of the world’s leading learned societies for the study of South Asia. It is committed to supporting advanced research in the humanities and social sciences of South Asia through international collaborations, conferences and workshops, lectures, research groups, publications and online discussions.

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Call for BASAS Research Groups 2017
Call for BASAS Research Groups 2017
Deadline: 30 June 2017
BASAS Recommended Reads of 2016
BASAS Recommended Reads of 2016
Nominated by other South Asia scholars and combining wonderful writing and careful scholarship: our 'Top 6' South Asia studies publications of 2016.
Opportunities to Collaborate with BASAS
Opportunities to Collaborate with BASAS
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Join BASAS today

“...as an early career researcher, I have really valued the connections I have made at BASAS.”

Dr Monika Barthwal-Datta,
University of Surrey

About us

The British Association for South Asian Studies (BASAS) is one of the world's leading learned societies for the study of South Asia. It is the largest UK academic association for the study of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives, and the South Asian diaspora.

BASAS supports advanced research in the humanities and social sciences of South Asia. One of the overseas organisations grant-aided by the British Academy, it is a registered charity (number 264591).

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With membership in over 30 countries makes BASAS one of the world’s leading learned societies for the study of South Asia.

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  • Committed to supporting advanced research in the humanities and social sciences of South Asia
  • Conferences and workshops, lectures, research groups, publications
  • Online discussions, annual journal

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