May 12, 2016 | Community, Faculty, News, South Asia in the News
As part of SAI’s Symposium, “Who Speaks for Democracy Across South Asia?” Veena Das, Johns Hopkins University, facilitated a discussion about the manner in which religious differences are managed within South Asia, and how democracy responds to the aspirations and needs of the poor.
May 10, 2016 | Community, Faculty, In Region, India, News
Using examples like Khan Academy, BRAC, and Aspiring Minds, Tarun Khanna, SAI, HBS, shared lessons on how social enterprises can scale up and achieve impact in a webinar on April 29, as part of SAI’s Livelihood Creation Project with Tata Trusts.
Apr 26, 2016 | Community, Faculty, India, News, South Asia in the News
“This 1,400 year-old event can teach us something about contemporary challenges,” said Tarun Khanna, SAI, HBS, in a TEDx talk he gave in Mumbai.
Apr 20, 2016 | Arts at SAI, Community, Fellows, Nepal, News
Last week, SAI hosted Milan Rai, an artist from Nepal, who spread white butterflies across campus. He also met with students, gave a public seminar, and attended classes.
Apr 12, 2016 | Community, Fellows, News, Students
The annual South Asia Week, co-sponsored by the Future of Diplomacy Project and the South Asia Institute, will feature an influential array of regional practitioners and experts on India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan.
Apr 7, 2016 | Arts at SAI, Community, Faculty, Fellows, Nepal, News, Students
SAI will be hosting Nepalese artist Milan Rai at Harvard from April 11-15, 2016. He will visit courses, meet with students and faculty, and give a public talk on April 13.
Apr 7, 2016 | Community, Faculty, Fellows, India, News
During his time on campus, Mohanty visited courses, met with students and faculty, and gave a performance lecture.
Apr 6, 2016 | Community, Faculty, India, News
On March 29, as part of the Livelihood Creation Project, SAI and the Tata Trusts hosted a webinar with Ritesh Mehta of Facebook about how nonprofit organizations can create compelling content to impact their audiences.
Apr 4, 2016 | Community, Students
On Saturday, March 26, Harvard Dharma and the Harvard India Student Group hosted a Holi celebration with over 200 students.
Mar 31, 2016 | Alumni, Arts at SAI, Bangladesh, Community, Faculty, Fellows, India, Nepal, News, Pakistan, South Asia in the News
On March 24, SAI hosted a panel discussion in collaboration with the “Megacities Asia” exhibition on display at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Mar 24, 2016 | Alumni, Community, Faculty, News, South Asia in the News
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.
Mar 24, 2016 | Alumni, Community, Nepal, News
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.