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Thank you!

This Thanksgiving, the South Asia Institute would like to thank our supporters all over the world and at Harvard, without whom we would not be able to fulfill our mission of advancing and deepening research on global issues in South Asia.

SAI hosts Grants Open House

On Wednesday, November 19, SAI hosted its annual Summer Grants Opportunities Open House at Harvard. For students with an interest in pursuing opportunities in South Asia, this event was a unique chance for them to engage with previous grant recipients, internship site...

Shaping problem-solvers

A Harvard Gazette article looks at SAI Director Tarun Khanna’s Gen Ed course, which spans disciplines to address social, economic challenges in South Asia.

Educating India: One Meal At A Time

By Katherine Curtiss and Divya Sooryakumar, International Education Policy Ed. M Candidates, Harvard Graduate School of Education “Think about the last time you were hungry. How long did your hunger last and how did it make you feel?” said Shridhar Venkat, CEO of the...

Harvard India Student Group celebrates Diwali

On October 17th, the Harvard India Student Group hosted a successful Diwali celebration. The attendees came from all over Harvard: Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard Business School, Harvard Law School, Harvard Extension School, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and...

Nov. 5 Nurturing Young Innovators to Lead Change in Nepal

Dr. Pukar Malla (MPA 2011), Founder and Executive Director of Nepal Ko Yuwa (NKY, translated as ‘Youth of Nepal’) and Senior Research Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School, will focus his talk on the possibilities of building a new Nepal by leveraging the collective talent, passion and energy of local and global Nepali youth

Hungama at Harvard

Hungama, the largest South Asian dance party on campus, was held on Saturday, October 4th in Lowell House Dining Hall. The event was hosted by Dharma, Harvard’s Hindu Student Association, provides Harvard students with the opportunity to learn about and participate in...