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2018 South Asian Studies Fellows

SAS Fellows

The South Asia Program is proud to announce this year's cohort of South Asian Studies Fellows, who will each be in residence at Cornell for two months this year.


Shabri Wable (Spring 2018)

Fashion Entrepreneur, Kutch, India

Indigenous Clothing and Sustainable Fashion


Nida Kirmani (Fall 2018)

Associate Professor, Sociology, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan

Gendering Urban Conflict: Exploring the Everyday Dynamics of Violence in Lyari, Karachi


P. Pushpakanthan (Fall 2018)

Lecturer, Department of Visual & Technological Arts, Eastern University, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka



Sumana Roy (Fall 2018)

Author & Poet, Siliguri, India

Five Plant Thinkers of Twentieth Century Bengal