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Resources for Remote Research - Focus on South Asia: Building Connections

This is a collection of resources useful for graduate students and faculty who are conducting research during a pandemic often without any physical access for field work or in-person interactions with research participants

In General

Google Social Search allows you to see the networks and pages that are out there on social media such as Facebook, twitter and linkedin.

Social Media-Twitter

During the pandemic South Asian groups have been actively promoting materials and lectures through social media, such as twitter. Groups that have actively shared are: The South Asian Heritage Forum, the South Asian Arts-uk, the Institute of South Asian Studies, South Asian Americans Leading Together, Cambridge South Asia, etc. Twitter has been a very active medium for these groups during the pandemic. Other groups that have had online lectures and events are the SOAS South Asia Institute, along with groups like the South Asian Studies Association, Yale South Asian Studies Council, British Association for South Asian Studies and South Asian Studies. Check out these organizations on Facebook and other social media as well. These organizations and big names in the field are having more dialogues and conversations with people through these networks because of the pandemic.

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Librarians can provide letters needed, contact their colleagues, or find ways to support your research needs.

Feel free to contact librarians especially in the early stages of your research proposal.


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