On April 4, 2014, teachers from across Massachusetts gathered for the sixth annual Educators for Teaching India (EFTI) Conference, brought together high school and middle school educators from both private and public schools who are interested in teaching courses about India and South Asia. Listen to a podcast from the event, ‘Women’s Rights and Gender Based Violence: The Influence of the Education System.’
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On April 4, 2014, the Educators for Teaching India (EFTI) will host a conference at Harvard to bring together high school and middle school educators who are interested in teaching courses about India and South Asia. The theme for the sixth annual conference is ‘Women in India: Negotiating Tradition and Modernity.’
Crossover Basketball and Scholars Academy is an international basketball program in India committed to the teaching of the sport and to providing educational opportunities for its participants. Based in Chennai, India, Crossover uses basketball as a tool to help kids succeed in the classroom.
By introducing global content, Primary Source shapes the way teachers and students learn, so that their knowledge is deeper and their thinking is flexible and open to inquiry. Because of SAI’s funding, a new online course about India was developed.
The Boston Children’s Museum and the Harvard India Student Group seek volunteers to help with the Diwali Celebration at the Museum on Sunday, October 27 from 10 – 3:30 pm.
On July 26, Diana L. Eck, Professor of Comparative Religion and Indian Studies, was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Divinity by the University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies, at its graduation ceremonies in London.
The South Asia Institute has held several alumni events this summer, connecting alums with current and incoming students and faculty in Dhaka, Delhi, Karachi, and Lahore.
The South Asia Institute offered an Immersion Program for SAI grant recipients to get an in-depth look into organizations and NGOs in and around Delhi.