South Asia Studies

Diving in at the deep end


PAULA HANASZ questions the effectiveness of Australia’s initiatives to bring water security to South Asia. In the not too distant past, it seemed almost a truism that the wars of this century would be over water. While that fear has largely been replaced by a more nuanced understanding of the complexity of water conflict and […]


Scholar played crucial role in emergence of South Asian studies in Australia and Singapore


Obituary Peter Reeves (1935–2015) Another pioneer of South Asian Studies in Australia died recently. Peter Reeves, Emeritus Professor of South Asian History at Curtin University and Fellow of the Australian Academy of Humanities, passed away in Perth on 24 February 2015—12 days after the death of Professor Donald Anthony Low. Peter Reeves was educated at […]