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.
Category : Nepal
The exhibit, on display now at Harvard, is designed to raise funds for SAI’s Nepal Research and Reconstruction Fund.
SAI offers research, internship, and language study grants to Harvard graduate students and Harvard College undergraduate students for the winter session.
The first webinar, on September 15, will focus on using cell phones to study behavior.
SAI has launched an online photo exhibit to document the country’s reconstruction process. Harvard affiliates in Nepal are invited to submit photos via social media.
At a recent meeting, member Krishna Gyawali discussed how to improve governance and institutions in Nepal through better planning and implementation.
In order to continue to bring attention to the country’s needs, we invite Harvard affiliates to submit photos taken while in Nepal.
SAI welcomes applications from emerging artists in South Asia to come to Harvard University to participate in discourse with students and faculty on critical issues.
Harvard for Nepal is a university-wide initiative that aims to unite Harvard in response to the earthquake that devastated Nepal in April 2015.
On May 14, SAI hosted panel discussions featuring faculty from Harvard, MIT, Tufts, and Brown on lessons for Nepal across a broad spectrum of issues, including public health, water and sanitation, reconstruction of heritage sites, and equity in humanitarian efforts.
The members shared their stories of involvement in rescue and relief operations, and shared lessons and recommendations learned during the earthquakes.