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UC Berkeley Assistant Professor position in Sanskrit Studies

The Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies at the University of California, Berkeley seeks to appoint an Assistant Professor in Sanskrit Studies, tenure track. Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are core values of the Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies. We believe that…

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Professor Padmanabh Srivarma Jaini passes away

Our revered colleague, teacher and friend, Professor Padmanabh Srivarma Jaini, master of Buddhist and Jain Studies, passed away on Tuesday May 25, just five months shy from what would have been his 98th birthday. His health had been failing over the last weeks, and he…

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Congratulations to Joi Barrios-LeBlanc!

We are thrilled to announce that Joi Barrios-LeBlanc has been duly recognized with the “Extraordinary Teaching in Extraordinary Times” award. The Awards Committee received more than 500 nominations. This is a tribute to the spirit of this campus, to be sure. But most of all,…

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Excellence in Management Award

Manager Jan Johnson has just been awarded the campus-wide Excellence in Management Award, in recognition of her superior accomplishments in this year’s category of “Leading in Difficult Times.” Jan is being recognized for “showing resilience, adaptiveness, active and intentional engagement around diversity, inclusion, and belonging” as well…

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Professor Claudio webinar

Professor Lisandro Claudio can be seen in this webinar with the New York Southeast Asia Network, “The Perils and Promise of Democracy in Southeast Asia in the Wake of the US January 6th Insurgency”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VojgMf2df78

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