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Story posted November 30, 2011

2012 Sri Lanka Graduate Student Conference

The 2012 Sri Lanka Graduate Student Conference will be on November 8th and November 9th at the Center for South Asia, Stanford University, Palo Alto and will be co-funded by the American Institute for Sri Lankan Studies and the Center for South Asia, Stanford (http://southasia.stanford.edu). The graduate conference aims to enhance intellectual exchange on Sri Lanka, emphasize the production of empirical and non-sectarian knowledge, focus attention on recent potential transformation of key concepts, and strengthen and build a new cohort of researchers (and research) across disciplines and institutions as well as strengthen relationships between American graduate students and local intellectual circles in Sri Lanka.

Those who wish to participate in the conference without presenting must send expressions of their interest by October 12th. We have some limited funding for travel for those outside the Bay area. Please let us know if you are unable to access departmental funding by October 12th. Places are limited so please apply soon. You can find more information at https://sites.google.com/site/srilankagraduateconference/home from September 15th onwards. Please send emails with "Sri Lanka Graduate Student Workshop" in the sbubject line. Please send all emails to Sharika Thiranagama (sharikat@stanford.edu) 

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