Category : In Region
Robert Rahman Raman joins the Mittal Institute as the third batch of India Fellows. We spoke with Robert about his research.
India Fellow Rinan Shah speaks about looking forward to her upcoming year with the Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, Harvard University, at the Delhi office.
Panelists gathered at the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Longfellow Hall last Friday for an event on the “Future of Cities” in a warming world said the topic is particularly relevant this year, when global temperatures soared to new records.
Dr. P. Sivakami, an Indian Dalit author who predominately writes in Tamil across many genres of literature, recently spoke at Harvard in conversation with Professor Martha Selby, Sangam Professor of South Asian Studies and Professor of Comparative Literature Harvard University. She first began her career as an Indian Administrative Services officer and later as an author was the first Dalit woman to become a novelist. We spoke with Dr. Sivakami about her career as an author, governmental official, and politician.
This fall the Mittal Institute welcomed Anu Kottemkerry Antony as the new Raghunathan Family Fellow. Anu is a researcher whose scholarship focuses on the themes of subjectivity, women’s religious life and labor, everyday religiosity, and post-secular discourses in the context of Indian Christianity. She is formerly a visiting faculty member at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Tuljapur, India, and she shared what she looks forward to for her upcoming year at Harvard.
The conference was well attended both in-person and on Zoom and had an extremely engaged and interested audience. Each session had a Q&A session with both onsite and online participants engaged in discussion.