Nominations for our upcoming election for the RISA Steering Committee are now closed.

We are looking to fill four open positions. Candidates should be active scholars in the field of religion in South Asia, members of the AAR, and regular attendees of the Annual Meeting. The term length for committee members is 3-5 years.

If you are interested in standing for election, please send a brief bio (100 words) and, if possible, a link to your homepage to the RISA Co-Chairs, Hamsa Stainton ( and Sarah Pierce Taylor (, by October 23.