Category : India
Representing Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan, the council members will provide support and advisement for the Arts at SAI program.
In a SAI webinar on Dec. 3, Mukti Khaire, Harvard Business School, explained why handcrafted items are losing their relevance in contemporary markets.
A SAI webinar on Nov. 17 showed how this type of health intervention has significant potential for public health at future events, from natural disasters to refugee resettlements.
Call for Applications: Rural Livelihood in the Indian Crafts Sector – Capacity Building Program and Social Innovation Grant
The capacity building curriculum for organizations will will equip them with practical skills, tools, and knowledge that they require to maximize and deepen the impact of their work and the scale of their activities.
SAI’s Livelihood Creation Project, supported by the Tata Trusts, is now underway in India. The SAI team visited organizations in Bangalore last week that are empowering handicrafts and handloom artisans.
Mumbai-based artist Ranjit Kandalgaonkar draws upon contemporary visual arts media, archival documentation and historical artifacts to document urban flows. He will spend next week at Harvard as the inaugural Visiting Artist in SAI’s Arts Program.
The South Asia Institute is saddened to hear about the earthquake that struck South Asia earlier today. Our thoughts are with all of the people affected by the disaster.
The 18-month research project will focus on three key areas including rural livelihood creation; educational, social and economic empowerment of women; and science and technology-based interventions for poverty alleviation.
On Sept. 21, students from SAI’s summer program on mobile technology presented their final projects on campus, which focused on using cell phones to improve education and public health in India.