The project focuses on the humanitarian consequences experienced by those on both sides of the Punjab border.
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Sabeena Jalal, an alum of the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health and currently based in Karachi, has developed a blade to be used by midwives during childbirth to cut the umbilical cord. The blade does not get infected, so she hopes the tool can reduce the rate of infant mortality in developing countries.
Librarians at Harvard’s Widener Library have been working meticulously to process more than 22,000 volumes that have been acquired from Pakistan over the last 10 years.
Alumni of SAI’s Visiting Artist Program say the experience at Harvard was incredibly enriching for their work.
The Program welcomes applications from emerging artists in South Asia to come to Harvard University to participate in interdisciplinary discourse with students and faculty on global issues relevant to South Asia.
A study conducted by Asim Khwaja, Harvard Kennedy School, looked at how to strengthen the social compact between citizen and state – whereby a citizen pays taxes and receives public goods and services.
With support from SAI, Harvard students are in South Asia for research, internships, and language study in Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka this summer.
The fellowship supports recent PhDs and advanced professional degree holders in areas related to Pakistan, particularly areas of science and development.
SAI welcomes submissions for its summer blog from Harvard students, faculty, alumni, and affiliates on an array of topics pertaining to South Asia.
On March 24, SAI hosted a panel discussion in collaboration with the “Megacities Asia” exhibition on display at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.