CFP: Canadian South Asian Studies Association

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2020 Call for Papers

 Announcement: The Canadian South Asian Studies Association (CSASA), a non-profit scholarly association newly affiliated with the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, invites proposals for a one-day programme at the Annual Congress meeting, to be held this year at Western University (London, Ontario) on 5 June 2020. Please see below for full details.

Eligibility: Proposals will be accepted from colleagues and advanced graduate students who meet the eligibility requirements for CSASA membership until 23 March 2020. Membership in CSASA is open to scholars actively researching and teaching in Canada in academic fields related to South Asian Studies in global perspective. CSASA welcomes student members currently enrolled in Canadian Ph.D. and M.A. programmes relevant to South Asian Studies. Active CSASA membership is not required to submit a proposal; however, all those whose proposals are accepted are required to become members of CSASA by 31 March 2020. 

Please kindly forward this announcement to any interested colleagues. For any questions about the CFP, please contact either Karen Ruffle or Andrea Pinkney. Queries about CSASA membership, or joining the CSASA-L listserve may be directed to (

Best wishes,

Karen Ruffle, University of Toronto,

2020 Congress Programme Co-Chair, (

Please note that the Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities has been cancelled for 2020. See for the announcement.