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Understanding the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission: Its Mission, Components, and Challenges

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Tue, May 24, 2022

Date: May 24, 2022, 5:30 to 7:00 pm IST/ 8:00 to 9:30 am ET Register here to join the Talk. Live Stream the Talk on YouTube. The webinar is a joint Lancet Citizens’ Commission on Reimagining India’s Health System event with Population Foundation of India (PFI) and ARTPARK (AI & Robotics Technology Park) at Indian Institute of Science (IISc). The launch of […]

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2nd International Symposium on Diversity and Unity in Transnational Shi’a Islam

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Mon, May 9, 2022 - Fri, May 13, 2022

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Webinar

SCHEDULE AND PANEL TOPICS Register via Zoom The Second International Symposium on Diversity and Unity in Transnational Shi’a Islam (May 9th – 13th, 2022) builds off a landmark symposium hosted at Harvard University in 2021 by the Weatherhead Center’s Project on Shi’ism & Global Affairs that focused on bringing together interdisciplinary voices from across various […]

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Bridging the Gulf: Experimental Evidence on Migration’s Impact on Tolerance and Internationalism

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Fri, May 6, 2022 from 12:00pm — 01:30pm

Register to join the Bridging the Gulf talk As part of our South Asian Politics Series, organized with Brown University and MIT, Prof. Nikhar Gaikwad (Columbia University) will present on the social impact of migration in a globalized world. Prof. Pia Raffler (Harvard University) will serve as the moderator.  Nikhar Gaikwad is an Assistant Professor […]

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Crisis and Consequences in Pakistan

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Thu, May 5, 2022 at 11:00am

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Webinar

Recent political upheaval in Pakistan–one of the world’s youngest democracies and a nuclear-armed state–has led to many questions about how the crisis happened and what’s next for the country. This panel will discuss the current situation and how it got there, the rise of political populism both in Pakistan and beyond, and what it means for the democratic and nation-state model.

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The Hijab Ban and the Future of Religious Pluralism in India

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Thu, Apr 28, 2022 from 07:30am — 09:00am

5:00 – 6:30 pm IST / 7.30 – 9am EST Register via Zoom In January 2022, a government-run school in the state of Karnataka barred students wearing hijabs from entering classrooms on the grounds that hijabs were not a part of school uniform. Several other schools and colleges in the state followed suit and instituted […]

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The World Of Color: What Pigment Analysis Reveals

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Tue, Apr 26, 2022 at 09:30am

9.30am ET/ 7pm IST Register via Zoom A CoSTAR Public Talk The identification of pigments in artworks sheds light on the long history of color. From detailed analysis, we investigate where the trade of raw materials and finished products occurred and influenced art making. We discover when new pigments were introduced and how they were […]

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Exploring Asia-Africa Partnerships: Nuances of India’s Approaches and Situating the China Factor

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Mon, Apr 18, 2022 from 09:00am — 10:30am

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Webinar

India’s contemporary relationships with countries in Africa are being reimagined at a time when China’s multi-dimensional engagement with the region has deepened significantly. There is a need to examine these developments from diverse, cross-sectoral perspectives and go beyond the linear narratives.

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Women in the Taliban’s Afghanistan

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Thu, Apr 14, 2022 at 10:30am

Register for this talk Global engagement in Afghanistan had long focused on promoting women’s rights and participation that led to major achievements in the two decades since 2001. Women are considered central to a country’s peace, stability, growth, and development. All those gains are being erased by the Taliban regime, considered to be the worst […]

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