Contemporary Developing Countries: Entrepreneurial Solutions to Intractable Social & Economic Problems will be available to Harvard College, FAS, GSAS, HBS, HGSE, HKS, and HLS students. This course provides a framework (and multiple lenses) through which to think about the salient economic and social problems of the developing world.
Last week, WGBH News Senior Investigative Reporter Phillip Martin led a panel discussion in his series “Caste in America,” speaking with Mittal Institute Director Tarun Khanna, alongside Suraj Yengde, Laurence Simon, Kavita Pillay, and Swami Venkataraman, about the role of caste in the United States. Martin’s series “explores the discrimination Indian immigrants face in the United States as a result of this ancient hierarchical system of human classification,” with this particular segment evolving to encompass a study of caste in general, touching on its impact in other countries and its relationship to race.
The University of London is seeking papers for the chance to present at the upcoming conference, India and Pakistan: The Formative Phase 1947–c.1960, in May 2019.
The recent floods that hit Kerala have been the worst floods the State has faced since 1924. Many places in the state are neck-deep in water, massive landslides have laid waste to roads, houses and other infrastructure, thousands of hectares of crops are ruined and hundreds of people have lost their lives. The Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute at Harvard University and the America India Foundation are encouraging monetary donations from people in the US.
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Partition is one of the defining events of the modern era and on its 70th anniversary, leading scholars explore and analyze its continuing impact in our special series of podcasts.
By Meghan Smith, Communications and Outreach Coordinator, SAI Sometimes, to shatter the glass ceiling, you need a weapon. Rachel Parikh has plenty at her fingertips – and she wants to use them to break more than a few glass ceilings. As the Calderwood Curatorial...
This article was originally published The News International about a SAI co-sponsored event held in Dubai on Feb. 23. By Babar Hashm February is the birth month of arguably the best Urdu poet of all time – Faiz Ahmed Faiz. He touched millions of hearts around...
The Harvard Business School Creating Emerging Markets project (CEM), in collaboration with the HBS India Research Center (IRC), hosted a two-day conference titled, “Creating Emerging Markets: Lessons from History” on February 13-14 in Mumbai.
The two-day Harvard student event, hosted at the Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School, brought together business leaders, entertainment professionals, and many other leaders to engage in a conversation about India’s path to global leadership.
The new report is based on the ‘Exchanging Health Information’ seminar held at the Radcliffe Institute in 2016.
On Feb. 3, SAI hosted a discussion forum in Delhi to facilitate a personalized dialogue about Partition. Professor Uma Chakravarti, who moderated the discussion, showed how these stories connect to the present and inform our understanding of history, nation, community, and religion.