At the Asia Society in New York on November 6, faculty leaders discussed how the Kumbh Mela is an opportunity to learn about megacities, possibly illuminating solutions to natural disasters that require temporary housing.
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“The sheer scale and the aspect of its temporariness is just mind-boggling,” says Rahul Mehrotra.
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.
The exhibit, on display now at Harvard, is designed to raise funds for SAI’s Nepal Research and Reconstruction Fund.
The cornerstone of the project is a unique interactive visual analytic tool that provides critical disease surveillance data to health officials in real time
The first webinar, on September 15, will focus on using cell phones to study behavior.
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On Monday, August 17, SAI launched the Kumbh Mela: Mapping the Ephemeral Megacity book and exhibition in Delhi with Shri Akhilesh Yadav, Honorable Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, and Harvard faculty.
Please join Harvard faculty and Shri Akhilesh Yadav, Honorable Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, at the launch event in Delhi.
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.