Noria’s South Asia Program (SAProg) was founded in 2014. Our goal is to contribute to a better understanding of contemporary political, social and strategic dynamics across South Asia, a region which attracts growing interest from a variety of public actors. The program aims at maintaining strong ties between field-based empirical research, rigorous analysis, and participation in political decision-making.

SAProg researchers address three core areas:

  1. Processes of state building
  2. Foreign and security policy-making
  3. Minorities and diasporas

In order to foster cutting-edge and transdisciplinary expertise, the South Asia Program is firmly committed to collective work. Through research projects, conferences and publications, we are building a dynamic network of South Asia specialists. You can contact us via mail.

Program Events

2018 Annual Seminar South Asia Observatory /


Noria-Inalco South Asia Research Workshop - January 25th 2018, Paris /

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Noria-CERI 2nd International Graduate Conference on South Asia- June 8th - 10th 2016, Paris /

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Noria-CERI 1st International Graduate Conference on South Asia - June 18th - 19th 2015, Paris /

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Program Members