On display in CGIS Knafel from May 18 until the end of July 2015.
Over fifty Harvard professors, students, administrative staff, and medical practitioners made the pilgrimage to Allahabad, India, to the Kumbh Mela site in 2013, to analyze issues that emerge in any large-scale human gathering. The Kumbh Mela: Mapping the Ephemeral Megacity book and exhibition consolidate research findings and serve as an example of interdisciplinary research conducted at Harvard.
Please join the Harvard University South Asia Institute for the launch of Kumbh Mela: Mapping the Ephemeral Megacity.
Over fifty Harvard professors, students, administrative staff, and medical practitioners made the pilgrimage to Allahabad, India, to the Kumbh Mela site in 2013, to analyze issues that emerge in any large-scale human gathering. The Kumbh Mela: Mapping the Ephemeral Megacity book consolidates research findings and serve as an example of interdisciplinary research conducted at Harvard.
This launch event will feature faculty leaders from Harvard’s various schools, who will share lessons learned from the project.
Location and time to be announced.
Please RSVP to Namrata Arora, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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