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This year’s Mahindra Lecture will feature Madhur Jaffrey, in conversation with Prof. Abhijit Banerjee of MIT, taking place on May 4th. After the public talk, we will be hosting a public cocktail hour reception at the Harvard Faculty Club. 

Madhur Jaffrey is an Indian-born British-American actress, food and travel writer, and television personality.

Prof. Abhijit Banerjee is the Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics at MIT.

Madhur Jaffrey is widely celebrated for having first introduced Indian food to the West, with over 15 cookbooks, including classics such as Madhur Jaffrey’s Ultimate Curry Bible and Madhur Jaffrey’s World Vegetarian. She will be in conversation with Abhijit Banerjee, Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics at MIT, who has also written on the delights of Indian food in Cooking to Save Your Life.


Event details

Thursday, May 4, 2023
Mahindra Lecture – Madhur Jaffrey at 5:30 p.m.
Tsai Auditorium, Room S010
CGIS South (1730 Cambridge Street)
Public Reception starting at 7:00 p.m.
Harvard Faculty Club (20 Quincy Street)
Friday, May 5, 2023
LMSAI Annual Symposium starting at 9 a.m.
Gutman Conference Center (6 Appian Way)