A SAI webinar on Nov. 17 showed how this type of health intervention has significant potential for public health at future events, from natural disasters to refugee resettlements.
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Call for Applications: Rural Livelihood in the Indian Crafts Sector – Capacity Building Program and Social Innovation Grant
The capacity building curriculum for organizations will will equip them with practical skills, tools, and knowledge that they require to maximize and deepen the impact of their work and the scale of their activities.
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.
Sunil Amrith led a virtual discussion on Nov. 5 with teachers about Sea of Poppies, a historical novel that sheds light on 19th century India.
SAI’s inaugural Visiting Artist, Ranjit Kandalgaonkar, spent this week at Harvard meeting students and faculty and visiting courses.
“The sheer scale and the aspect of its temporariness is just mind-boggling,” says Rahul Mehrotra.
Mumbai-based artist Ranjit Kandalgaonkar draws upon contemporary visual arts media, archival documentation and historical artifacts to document urban flows. He will spend next week at Harvard as the inaugural Visiting Artist in SAI’s Arts Program.
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.
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.