September 12, 2016: Conducting research on violence in the Global South: Stories from Bangladesh

The UB School of Social Work’s Global to Local Luncheon Series presents

“Conducting research on violence in the Global South: Stories from Bangladesh”

by Shaanta Murshid, PhD

Headshot of Nadine Shaanta Murshid, PhD
Nadine Shaanta Murshid, PhD

Focusing on quantitative and qualitative findings from her research in Bangladesh, Nadine Shaanta Murshid will be speaking about conducting research on violence in a country, where political violence is omnipresent, while intimate partner violence remains a taboo.

Monday, September 12
12:30 – 1:30 PM
684 Baldy Hall, North Campus
~lunch provided~
Contact: Shannon Linehan,

AIIS Dissertation-to-Book workshop (deadline July 1)

Workshop: Transforming Your Dissertation into a Book
Application deadline: July 1

Part of the Annual Conference on South Asia at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, this workshop aims to help a select number of recent PhDs to re-vision their doctoral dissertations as books.

To Apply: submit a SINGLE PDF FILE containing a current CV, the dissertation abstract, its table of contents, and its first chapter plus a draft book prospectus.

For more info and to apply, contact Susan Wadley:

Participants must arrange their own transport to Madison, Wisconsin for the Annual Conference on South Asia in October.

UB Reporter: "Interest in South Asian studies increasing at UB" (May 23, 2016)

Interest in South Asian studies increasing at UB


More students at UB are pursuing interests in the language, culture and religion of India and other countries in South Asia.


Published May 23, 2016

UB students are enjoying the benefits of the university’s growing interest in study and educational exchange with India, ties that are paying big dividends for students looking for international education and research opportunities.

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