How have liberal freedoms (such as freedom of expression, religious practice, and association) been managed in democracies across the world? At SAI’s Symposium on May 6, a panel facilitated by Ashutosh Varshney, Brown University, addressed this question and more.
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What should a school of education in Pakistan look like? On May 6, SAI hosted a roundtable discussion at Harvard to address this question with scholars, administrators, and leaders in the field of education from across the US and Pakistan.
“Nepal’s constitution is a milestone, and it’s a living document that should be taken to the people for broader engagement,” said Alaina B. Teplitz, US Ambassador to Nepal, at a recent meeting in Kathmandu of the Harvard Alumni Group in Nepal.
The student venture, which provides low-cost refrigerated transport to food producers in India, have won the grand prize of $40,000.
On March 24, SAI hosted a panel discussion in collaboration with the “Megacities Asia” exhibition on display at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
On March 15, SAI hosted a meeting of the Boston Water Group. The discussion focused on the Delhi water crisis and how similar infrastructure vulnerabilities exist across many cities, including Boston.
At the recent meeting of the Harvard Alumni Group of Nepal, Bhojraj Pokharel, the former Chief Election Commissioner of Nepal, discussed lessons from Myanmar’s democratic evolution.
The event brought together over 300 artists, curators, writers, and art professionals for exhibitions, lectures, film screenings, and panel discussions about art in the subcontinent.
In a recent column for The Financial Times, Victor Mallet writes about how the Indian government manages one-off events but not longer-term projects, and cites SAI’s recently- published book on the Kumbh Mela.
On February 3, SAI hosted a discussion on the issues surrounding the suicide of Rohith Vemula, and to express solidarity with student and faculty protesters at Hyderabad University.
This is a paid opportunity for a current Harvard student or recent alum.
The Mumbai workshop, hosted with Tata Trusts, brought together 50 organizations that do groundbreaking work on issues like improving access to secondary education for young girls and addressing gender-based violence.