Listen to Namita Dharia discuss the life of a migrant worker in urban India and how the construction industry is addressing issues of child labor and women’s safety.
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The program, located in India in summer 2015, provides Harvard undergraduates an opportunity to examine the use of mobile technology in to deliver services in the areas of education, health, agriculture, and banking. Deadline to apply: Monday, February 28, 2015 (new deadline).
Congratulations to Gillian Slee, Harvard College ’16, and Sara Melissa Theiss, Harvard College ’15, who were chosen by SAI as winners for the Office of International Education’s Annual International Photo Contest.
Listen to SAI Graduate Student Associate Josh Ehrlich discuss his dissertation, which explores the languages of knowledge and enlightenment in the ideologies of the East India Company and its critics.
Here is a look back at SAI’s most-viewed news articles from last semester.
Harvard University will offer many courses with South Asia related content in the spring 2015 semester.
“If yesterday’s events urged participants to immerse themselves in the world of ideas, today’s panelists gave us diverse and exceptional examples of how to apply these ideas in practice,” writes Zeenia Framroze, Harvard College ’15, about the conference.
SAI recently talked to Namrata Narain, Harvard College ’15, one of the organizers of the Harvard US-India Initiative’s (HUII) Annual Conference, to learn more about how HUII is working to increase discussions on important issues by connecting young academic communities in India and the US.
In 2014, SAI awarded 46 grants to students to do a variety internships and research projects in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Read first-hand experiences from students in SAI’s Grant Report.
SAI’s current South Asian Studies Fellow, Anand Vaidya, and former Fellow, Shankar Ramaswami, will be teaching courses in the spring 2015 term in the South Asian Studies department.