Endless Beauty of Naran

Photo by Hasan Raza. CC BY 2.0 (Cropped)

Waterfalls of Central Sri Lanka

Photo by Ronald Saunders. CC BY-SA 2.0 (Cropped)

The Golden Temple - Amritsar, Punjab, India

Photo by Punjabi Assassin. CC BY-SA 2.0 (Cropped)


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

Matthäus Rest Talk - Dreaming of Pipes: The politics of in/visibility around Nepal’s spectral infrastructures

Against the assumption that infrastructures remain invisible until they break down, Dr. Matthaus Rest will

Okul Nodi (Endless River)

Film screening and Q&A with the director, Tuni Chatterji

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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