In a SAI Urbanization seminar on March 31, Maristella Casciato, Canadian Centre for Architecture, discussed the challenges of postcolonialism for cities in South Asia.
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The Kumbh Mela: Mapping the Ephemeral MEGACITY book and exhibition consolidate research findings and serve as an example of interdisciplinary research conducted at Harvard.
The 2015 Annual Symposium will bring together scholars and practitioners for a series of workshops on SAI’s ongoing research projects and see the launch of an exhibit and book on Mapping the Ephemeral City: Kumbh Mela 2013.
The series at the GSD will feature Parinda, Black Friday, Lunchbox, and Mumbai Mari Jaan.
In an interview with SAI, Jahangir discusses women’s empowerment, freedom of expression, and Pakistan’s complicated political relationships with India and the US. Jahangir delivered the Asia Center’s Tsai Lecture on Mar. 4
A lecture at Harvard by Milan Vaishnav, associate in the South Asia Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, as part of the South Asian Politics seminar series
The Murty Classical Library of India hopes to introduce a vast corpus of literature, thought, and science to fresh audiences across the world. “It’s completely transformative,” said Parimal Patil, Chair of the Department of South Asian Studies and SAI Steering Committee member.
“We are leveraging the power of the American consumer economy to increase stability in Afghanistan,” says Keith Alaniz, a US Army veteran, who co-founded Rumi Spice with several HBS alums.
On Feb. 10, the Harvard Club of Nepal (HCN) hosted an event in Kathmandu with two newspaper editors who discussed the current political situation in the country and the role that media could play in resolving the chaos of constitution-making. The HCN, a group of Harvard alumni, has recently been reactivated.