Representing Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan, the council members will provide support and advisement for the Arts at SAI program.
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This week, SAI welcomed Basir Mahmood, an artist based in Lahore, Pakistan, to Harvard as the second Visiting Artist, as part of SAI’s Arts Program.
The conference aims to identify existing challenges, best practices, and innovations around mental health relief efforts in the wake of natural and manmade disasters.
Mahmood uses video, film, and photographs to build various forms of narratives. He will be at Harvard next week as SAI’s second Visiting Artist.
Based on her research in the city of Lahore, Laila Bushra, SAI’s Babar Ali Fellow, discussed the connection between the influence of Islamist groups in Pakistan and civin Islamist infrastructure in a seminar on November 5.
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.
SAI’s inaugural Visiting Artist, Ranjit Kandalgaonkar, spent this week at Harvard meeting students and faculty and visiting courses.
Chitra Venkataramani, SAI’s South Asian Studies Fellow for the academic year, focuses on cartographic images and urban planning.
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 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.