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Welcome to the
Religion in South Asia
Web Site


RISA-L server is currently operational.

This is the web site of the Religion in South Asia Section (RISA) of the American Academy of Religion (AAR). RISA participants are scholars interested in the academic study of the religious traditions of South Asia. RISA-L is the official email list of RISA. This page is designed to give RISA participants, RISA-L subscribers, and other scholars of religion in south Asia access to RISA-related material.

We hope you find this material useful.

Religion in South Asia presents the information on this Web site as a benefit and service to people interested in the topic. The American Academy of Religion does not administer or manage this Web site and listserv and they do not reflect the policies and procedures of that organization.  The American Academy of Religion accepts no responsibility for the opinions or information posted on this Web site and listserv.

Any problems with the content or design of this venture should be directed to the RISA Steering Committee.


RISA Panels at the 2019 AAR

The RISA Steering Committee

Subscriptions & Instructions

RISA-L Archives

Annual Meeting Programs




Document Collections


Teaching Resources 

Videos & Multimedia

Religion in South Asia Links

Finding Colleagues' Addresses


News from South Asia


For tapes of RISA and other AAR Annual Meeting sessions,
contact: ACTS Inc.


Maintained for RISA by , Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, NJ 07043. This site was originally designed by Lance Nelson, University of San Diego.

Revised: September 20, 2014