Satchit Balsari, FXB Fellow, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Faculty, Emergency Medicine, HMS/BIDM
Tarun Khanna, Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor, Harvard Business School; Director, SAI
Moderator: Yee Htun, Clinical Instructor, Harvard Law School
SAI Director Tarun Khanna and FXB Fellow Satchit Balsari will run a discussion that focuses on the effects of forced migration, the 1947 Partition of British India, and how moving large groups of people across borders affected countries such as present-day India and Pakistan. This seminar also ties in research from SAI’s ongoing research related to the Partition.
Co-sponsored by the Harvard University Asia Center.
Fri, Apr 20, 2018 at 12:15pm
Fri, Apr 20, 2018 at 02:00pm
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
Partition left Pakistan almost bereft of manufacturing – importing most consumer goods, including matches, soap, cloth and yarn, and virtually all machinery. Gustav Papanek will discuss how Pakistan, in 15 short years, developed the industrial entrepreneurs who turned the country from one without industry into a significant exporter of manufactured goods.
Wed, Apr 11, 2018 at 04:00pm
Wed, Apr 11, 2018 at 05:30pm
Wed, October 11, 2017 from 05:00pm - 06:30pm / Loeb House
Arun Jaitley, India’s Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, will deliver the 2017/18 SAI Mahindra Lecture.
This major annual event is in honor of the late Harish C. Mahindra, a distinguished alumnus of Harvard College and a visionary leader of business and industry in India.
The lecture will take place on October 11, 2017 at Loeb House (17 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA). It will begin at 5:00 PM and is preceded by a reception at 4:30 PM.
Space is limited. You must register here in order to attend.
Wed, Oct 11, 2017 at 05:00pm
Wed, Oct 11, 2017 at 06:30pm
Loeb House, 17 Quincy Street in Cambridge, MA 02138
Dr. Shetty’s innovation in driving down cardiac surgery costs at his Narayana Health Hospital chain has often been compared to Henry Ford’s automobile assembly lines. At 14,000 surgeries last year, Narayana Health has given thousands access to life saving procedures that were previously out of reach. Dr. Shetty’s low-cost model has inspired accessible healthcare around the world.
Discussant: Vikram Patel
Co-founder and Member of Managing Committee, Sangath, Goa, India; Pershing Square Professor of Global Health and Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow; Harvard Medical School; Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Public Health Foundation of India; London School- of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK
Vikram Patel is a professor of global health and social medicine and psychiatrist whose work over the past two decades has focused on reducing the treatment gap for mental disorders in low resource countries.
Chair: Tarun Khanna
Director of Harvard South Asia Institute;
Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor, Harvard Business School
Tue, Oct 10, 2017 at 12:30pm
Tue, Oct 10, 2017 at 02:00pm
The Indian Legal Profession in the Age of Globalization: The Rise of the Corporate Legal Sector and its Impact on Lawyers and Society
A Harvard Law School Library Book Talk
David B. Wilkins, Lester Kissel Professor of Law, Faculty Director of the Center on the Legal Profession, Vice Dean for Global Initiatives on the Legal Profession, Harvard Law School
Vikramaditya S. Khanna, William W. Cook Professor of Law, University of Michigan School of Law School
Tarun Khanna, Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor, Harvard Business School; Director, South Asia Institute, Harvard University
Co-sponsored with the Harvard Law School Center on the Legal Profession and the Harvard University South Asia Institute.
Light lunch will be served.
If you or an event participant requires disability-related accommodations, please contact Accessibility Services in the Dean of Students Office, WCC 3039, at email@example.com, or 617-495-1880 in advance of the event.
Thu, Sep 28, 2017 at 12:00pm
Thu, Sep 28, 2017
Harvard South Asia Institute (SAI) and King’s India Institute invite you to a program on The 1947 Partition of British India.
Join us in London for a special event to mark the 70th anniversary of the Partition of British India and launch SAI’s major research project in one of the most important global hubs for the South Asian diaspora and the city in which many of the decisions of 1947 were made.
We have much to learn from the Partition about the complexities of large-scale human migration and resettlements. Such lessons can inform current cross-border displacement and the corresponding growth of urban settlements and cities.
Panel discussion: 6:30-8:00pm
Sona Datta, Writer and Broadcaster
Tarun Khanna, Harvard Business School, Harvard University
Jennifer Leaning, T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University
Ian Talbot, Department of History, University of Southampton
Discussant: Louise Tillin, Interim Director, King’s India Institute
RSVP to Hasit at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fri, Sep 15, 2017 at 06:00pm
Fri, Sep 15, 2017 at 08:00pm
Harvard South Asia Institute (SAI) and The Critical Collective invite you to a program on the 1947 Partition of British India. All are invited to our special Partition events in August – the discussions, exhibitions and performances are free and open to the public.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 10, 2017
Bikaner House, Delhi, India
Pandara Rd, Pandara Flats, India Gate, New Delhi, Delhi 110011, India
“Trauma and History: Understanding Partition through Art”
Facilitated by Gayatri Sinha, Critical Collective
With Amar Kanwar and Sonia Khurana
“Implications of Mass Dislocation Across Geographies”
Facilitated by Professor Jennifer Leaning, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health
Professor Tarun Khanna, Faculty Director, Harvard SAI, Harvard Business School
Video Exhibition from August 8-16, 2017
“Trauma and History: Understanding Partition through Art”
Curated by The Critical Collective
RSVP to Farhana at email@example.com
Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 04:00pm
Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 07:30pm
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