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The Lakshmi Mittal South Asia Institute (SAI), Harvard University, is officially opening its new India headquarters in New Delhi. Throughout 2018 and beyond, leading scholars from South Asia-related fields are delivering a series of free public lectures in Delhi, and the new SAI HQ marks a new era of Harvard faculty and students directly engaging with the region, gaining invaluable insights and experience by committing time and resources in South Asia.


Full List of Events in March and April:

Thursday, March 8
1947 Partition of British India
Professor Uma Chakravarti, Historian
Urvashi Butalia, Author, and Publisher

6:00-7:30 PM
Seminar Hall 1,
Kamla Devi Complex, IIC, N. Delhi


Friday, March 16
The Lakshmi Mittal SAI Office Opening
Mark Elliott, Vice Provost of International Affairs; Mark Schwartz Professor of Chinese and Inner East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University

6:00-7:00 PM
The Imperial Hotel; Flr. 1
Janpath, N. Delhi


Thursday, March 22
Reviving Public-Private Partnerships in India: Highways Leading the Way
Rohit Kumar Singh, Managing Director of Indian Highways Management Company Ltd; HKS ‘04

6:00-7:30 PM
Seminar Hall 3,
Kamla Devi Complex, IIC, N. Delhi


Tuesday, March 27
Human Origin, Health, and Disease: Genomic Perspectives
Dr. K Thangaraj, Scientist, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad, India.

6:00-7:30 PM
Seminar Hall 3,
Kamla Devi Complex, IIC, N. Delhi


Thursday, April 5
Trust and Creativity: Fostering Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries
Tarun Khanna, Director, The Lakshmi Mittal South Asia Institute, Harvard University; Professor Harvard Business School

6:00-7:30 PM
To be confirmed