BEING IN IT AND BEING OF IT: Conversations at the Kumbh Mela, Allahabad, 2013 is a contemporary visual handbook, documenting experiences and conversations from one of the largest faith gatherings on earth, the Kumbh Mela of Allahabad in 2013.
Read an article from the Harvard Gazette about SAI’s launch of “Kumbh Mela: Mapping the Ephemeral Megacity.”
Read the speech delivered by by Meera Gandhi, SAI Advisory Council member, CEO and Founder of The Giving Back Foundation, who introduced President Drew Faust at the launch of the book Kumbh Mela: Mapping the Ephemeral Megacity at Harvard University on April 16, 2015.
The potential of mobile technology to change society was examined in an Exploratory Seminar titled ‘Using Cellphones to Change Societies’ hosted by SAI and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study on September 4 and 5, 2014.
This blog contains writing, posts, media and other impressions and information from the Harvard team’s research at the Kumbh Mela.