ACSAA symposia occur in alternating years, and serve as opportunities to meet colleagues, reconnect with mentors and graduate school cohorts, and share one’s current research with the field.
Watch our fantastic arts panel at the 2017 Symposium, featuring Shahzia Sikander, Shanay Javeri and Professor Homi Bhabha.
Artists, musicians, and creative writers are as important to the Harvard South Asia Institute as historians and economists, entrepreneurs and scientists, political leaders and civil servants.
Artist, musician and Harvard PhD candidate Rajna Swaminathan reflects on the 2017 SAI Mahindra Lecture, delivered by the great Carnatic vocalist TM Krishna, and subsequent conversation with Professors Homi Bhabha and Vijay Iyer.
This is part of a series in which we will profile organizations in India who received a Social Innovation grant through the SAI/Tata Trusts project on Livelihood Creation. ORGANIZATION DETAILS Organisation Name: Craftizen Foundation Registered As: Section 8 Company Year Founded: 2014 Location: Bangalore, Karnataka Email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org Contact Number: +91-9618106333 Website: http://www.craftizen.org/ LEADERSHIP Mayura Balasubramanian, Founder and CEO VISION,…
This is part of a series in which we will profile organizations in India who received a Social Innovation grant through the SAI/Tata Trusts project on Livelihood Creation. ORGANIZATION DETAILS Organisation Name: Freeset Fabrics Year Founded: Private Limited Company Year Founded: 2014 Locations: Sherpur, Murshidabad, West Bengal Email: email@example.com Contact Number: +91- 7718705887 Website: http://freesetglobal.com/ LEADERSHIP Kerry Hilton, Director Ron…
In March 2017, we welcomed our Spring semester Visiting Artists: Madhu Das (Mumbai, India) and Rabindra Shrestha (Kathmandu, Nepal).
By Meghan Smith, Communications and Outreach Coordinator, SAI Sometimes, to shatter the glass ceiling, you need a weapon. Rachel Parikh has plenty at her fingertips – and she wants to use them to break more than a few glass ceilings. As the Calderwood Curatorial Fellow in South Asian Art at Harvard Art Museums, she focuses her work on manuscripts, arms,…
Professor Jinah Kim (History of Art & Architecture) is looking for a Research Assistant to help her with various research projects, which includes an exhibition on Nepalese Buddhist art, a visual database project, a bibliographic project on the history of Indian painting, and a symposium on South and Southeast Asian Art.
Jinah Kim, SAI faculty grant recipient, recently visited an exhibition in Beijing featuring Indian art. "The exhibition reminds us of the age old connections between the two countries, notably activated and solidified through the transmission of Buddhism."