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Fri, February 23, 2018 at 02:00pm  /  Brown University McKinney Conference Room Watson Institute 111 Thayer St

Joint Seminar on South Asian Politics Series: Is Nationalism a Democratic Resource? Evidence from India and Malaysia

As part of the joint seminar on South Asian Politics Series, Dr. Mayor Tudor will use evidence from India and Malaysia to discuss the origins of stable, democratic and effective states across the developing world.

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Fri, March 2, 2018 from 02:00pm - 05:00pm  /  CGIS South, S050

Client Preferences in Broker Selection: Competition, Choice, and Informal Leadership in India’s Urban Slums

Professor Adam Auerbach’s (American University) research and teaching interests include the political economy of development, local governance and representation, and comparative political institutions, with a regional focus on South Asia and India in particular.

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Fri, Mar 2, 2018 at 02:00pm

END
Fri, Mar 2, 2018 at 05:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S050
Harvard University

ADDRESS
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA

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Fri, March 9, 2018 from 12:00pm - 02:00pm  /  CGIS South, S030

Arts Initiative with Doris Sommer: Pre-Texts

Doris Sommer, Ira and Jewell Williams Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and of African and African American Studies, Harvard University

Possible through the generosity of the Asia Center

START
Fri, Mar 9, 2018 at 12:00pm

END
Fri, Mar 9, 2018 at 02:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S030
Harvard University

ADDRESS
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138

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Tue, March 20, 2018 from 04:00pm - 05:30pm  /  CGIS South, S250

South Asia Without Borders Seminar: Divine Kingdoms of the Western Himalaya: Collective Agency and Divine Intentionality

Bo Sax, Mahatma Gandhi Assistant Professor of Political Science and International and Public Affairs, Brown University

Chairs: Parimal Patil, Professor of Religion and Indian Philosophy; Chair, Department of South Asian Studies, Harvard University

Richard Wolf, Professor of Music and South Asian Studies, Harvard University

Cosponsored with the Asia Center and the Department of South Asian Studies

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Tue, Mar 20, 2018 at 04:00pm

END
Tue, Mar 20, 2018 at 05:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

ADDRESS
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA

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Thu, March 22, 2018 from 04:00pm - 05:30pm  /  CGIS South, S250

Fellows Seminar: Raile Rocky Ziipao, Arvind Raghunathan and Sribala Subramanian South Asia Visiting Fellow

FELLOWS SEMINAR
Arvind Raghunathan and Sribala Subramanian South Asia Visiting Fellowship Seminar
Raile Rocky Ziipao, Arvind Raghunathan and Sribala Subramanian South Asia Visiting Fellow
Chair: Ajantha Subramanian, Professor of Anthropology and South Asian Studies, Harvard University

Possible through the generosity of the Asia Center

START
Thu, Mar 22, 2018 at 04:00pm

END
Thu, Mar 22, 2018 at 05:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

ADDRESS
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA

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Mon, March 26, 2018 from 04:00pm - 05:30pm  /  CGIS South, S250

Book Talk: Where Women Rule

Where Women Rule
Hasna Moudud, SAI Research Affiliate
Chair: Roderick MacFarquar, Leroy B. Williams Professor of History and Political Science, Harvard University

Possible through the generosity of the Asia Center

START
Mon, Mar 26, 2018 at 04:00pm

END
Mon, Mar 26, 2018 at 05:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

ADDRESS
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA

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Wed, March 28, 2018 from 06:00pm - 07:30pm  /  CGIS South, S250

Urbanization Series: Colossus: Delhi in Theory

Sanjoy Chakravorty, Professor of Geography and Urban Studies, Temple University and Visiting Fellow, Center for the Advanced Study of India, University of Pennsylvania
Chair: Sai Balakrishnan, Assistant Professor of Urban Planning, Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design

Possible through the generosity of the Asia Center

START
Wed, Mar 28, 2018 at 06:00pm

END
Wed, Mar 28, 2018 at 07:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

ADDRESS
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA

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Fri, April 6, 2018 from 02:00pm - 05:00pm  /  CGIS South, S153

Arts Seminar: The Sufi in the Garb of a Yogi: Articulations of Sanctity under Muslim Patronage in Early Modern Indian Painting

Murad Khan Mumtaz, Artist and Researcher
Chair: Jinah Kim, Gardner Cowles Associate Professor of History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University

START
Fri, Apr 6, 2018 at 02:00pm

END
Fri, Apr 6, 2018 at 05:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S153
Harvard University

ADDRESS
1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

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Mon, April 9, 2018 from 12:00pm - 02:00pm  /  CGIS South, S250

Soz-A Ballad of Maladies

FILM SCREENING
Soz-A Ballad of Maladies
Tushar Madhav, Director: A Ballad of Maladies
Sarvnik Kaur, Writer: A Ballad of Maladies
Chair: Ashutosh Varshney, Sol Goldman Professor of International Studies and the Social Sciences and Professor of Political Science at Brown University

START
Mon, Apr 9, 2018 at 12:00pm

END
Mon, Apr 9, 2018 at 02:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

ADDRESS
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA

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Wed, April 11, 2018 from 04:00pm - 05:30pm  /  CGIS South, S030

SAI Seminar Series

SAI SEMINAR SERIES
Gustav Papanek, President of the Boston Institute for Developing Economies; Professor of Economics Emeritus, Boston University
Chair: Tarun Khanna, Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor, Harvard Business School; Director, SAI

Co-sponsored by the Center for European Studies

START
Wed, Apr 11, 2018 at 04:00pm

END
Wed, Apr 11, 2018 at 05:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S030
Harvard University

ADDRESS
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138

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Wed, April 11, 2018 at 09:00am

Nepal Studies Workshop

START
Wed, Apr 11, 2018 at 09:00am

END
Wed, Apr 11, 2018

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Thu, April 12, 2018 from 04:15pm - 06:15pm

Tariq Modood

CO-SPONSORED EVENT
Tariq Modood, British Pakistani Professor of Sociology, Politics and Public Policy at the University of Bristol

Co-sponsored by the Center for European Studies

START
Thu, Apr 12, 2018 at 04:15pm

END
Thu, Apr 12, 2018 at 06:15pm

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Fri, April 13, 2018 from 03:00pm - 04:30pm

Bitter Pills: The Global War on Counterfeit Drugs

Bitter Pills: The Global War on Counterfeit Drugs
Muhammad Zaman, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor of Biomedical Engineering and International Health at Boston University

Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA
Co-sponsored with the Harvard Book Store and made possible through the generosity of the Asia Center

START
Fri, Apr 13, 2018 at 03:00pm

END
Fri, Apr 13, 2018 at 04:30pm

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Mon, April 23, 2018 from 04:00pm - 05:30pm

South Asia Population Genetics

South Asia Population Genetics
David Reich, Professor, Harvard Medical School
Priya Moorjani, Assistant Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development, University of California, Berkeley
Richard Meadow, Director, Zooarchaeology Laboratory, Peabody Museum of Harvard University
Michael Witzel, Wales Professor of Sanskrit, Harvard University

START
Mon, Apr 23, 2018 at 04:00pm

END
Mon, Apr 23, 2018 at 05:30pm

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Fri, April 27, 2018 from 02:00pm - 05:00pm  /  CGIS South, S354

Infrastructure Networks and Urban Inequality: The Political Geography of Water Flows in Bangalore

JOINT SEMINAR ON SOUTH ASIAN POLITICS SERIES
Infrastructure Networks and Urban Inequality: The Political Geography of Water Flows in Bangalore
Alison Post, Associate Professor of Political Science and Global Metropolitan Studies, University of California, Berkeley
Chair: Emmerich Davies, Assistant Professor of Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education

START
Fri, Apr 27, 2018 at 02:00pm

END
Fri, Apr 27, 2018 at 05:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S354

ADDRESS
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138

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Mon, April 30, 2018 from 02:00pm - 04:00pm

Road Traffic Injury Symposium

CO-SPONSORED EVENT
Road Traffic Injury Symposium
Monday, April 30, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM, CGIS South, S010 Concourse, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA
Co-sponsored with Harvard Global

START
Mon, Apr 30, 2018 at 02:00pm

END
Mon, Apr 30, 2018 at 04:00pm

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Thu, May 3, 2018 - Sat, May 5, 2018

SAI Annual Symposium

SAI ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM

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Thu, May 3, 2018

END
Sat, May 5, 2018

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SAI Events Archive


Sat, February 10, 2018 - Sun, February 11, 2018

India Conference 2018

The India Conference is one of the largest student-run conferences focusing on India in the USA. It takes place at the Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School, and is organized by graduate students at Harvard University.

In 2018, the India Conference will be celebrating its 15th anniversary. The conference will bring together business leaders, entertainment professionals, government officials, philanthropists and many others.

SAI is a co-sponsor of this event.

Conference Website

List of Speakers

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Sat, Feb 10, 2018

END
Sun, Feb 11, 2018

Conference Poster with pictures of the speakers
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Fri, February 2, 2018 - Sat, February 10, 2018

The Dhaka Art Summit

Professor Sugata Bose, Gardiner Professor of Oceanic History and Affairs, Harvard University will be on two panel discussions at the Dhaka Arts Summit (DAS) in February 2018. The Dhaka Art Summit (DAS) is an international, non-commercial research and exhibition platform for art and architecture related to South Asia. With a core focus on Bangladesh, DAS re-examines how we think about these forms of art in both a regional and an international context.

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Fri, Feb 2, 2018

END
Sat, Feb 10, 2018

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Wed, January 31, 2018 from 06:00pm - 08:00pm

Non-Caste Societies, Epistemology, and Challenges in India: A Tribal Indian’s Perspective

As part of the Ambedkar Lecture Series, Dr. Raile Rocky Ziipao (Raghunathan Family Fellow, The Lakshmi Mittal South Asia Institute, Harvard University; Member, Tribal Intellectual Collective India) will speak on the topic of “Non-Caste Societies, Epistemology, and Challenges in India: A Tribal Indians Perspective.”

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Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 06:00pm

END
Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 08:00pm

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Mon, January 15, 2018 at 06:00pm  /  India International Center: Annexe Building: Lecture Room- I

Childhood Stunting In India: Lessons Learned And Future Directions

For the inaugural SAI India Seminar Series event, Professor Subramanian will discuss the current policy perspectives to addressing the burden of stunting in India. He will make recommendations for targeted policy deliberation and action.

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Mon, Jan 15, 2018 at 06:00pm

END
Mon, Jan 15, 2018

Woman with her child on a hospital bed
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Fri, January 5, 2018 from 10:00am - 04:00pm  /  Yalamaya Kendra: Patan Dhoka: Lalitpur

Buddhism in Nepal, Past and Present

As part of the Nepal Studies Program, Leonard van der Kuijp, Professor of Tibetan and Himalayan Studies, will lead a conference titled “Buddhism in Nepal, Past and Present.” Based on medieval documents and modern practice, this conference will explore the spread and development of Buddhism in the India-Nepal-Tibet corridor.

START
Fri, Jan 5, 2018 at 10:00am

END
Fri, Jan 5, 2018 at 04:00pm

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