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SAI Event Faculty : Drew Faust

Thu, April 16, 2015 from 04:00pm - 05:30pm  /  Loeb House

Kumbh Mela: Mapping the Ephemeral Megacity Book Launch and Exhibition

Over fifty Harvard professors, students, administrative staff, and medical practitioners made the pilgrimage to Allahabad, India, to the Kumbh Mela site in 2013, to analyze issues that emerge in any large-scale human gathering. The Kumbh Mela: Mapping the Ephemeral MEGACITY book and exhibition consolidate research findings and serve as an example of interdisciplinary research conducted at Harvard.

Welcome: Tarun Khanna, Director, Harvard South Asia Institute; Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor, Harvard Business School

Remarks: Drew Faust, President and Lincoln Professor of History, Harvard University

Panel Discussion: One Harvard: Working Across Disciplines

Diana EckProfessor of Comparative Religion and Indian Studies, FAS; Member of the Faculty of Divinity, Harvard Divinity School

Tarun KhannaDirector, Harvard South Asia Institute; Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor, Harvard Business School

Jennifer LeaningFrançois-Xavier Bagnoud Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Director, FXB Center for Health and Human Rights

Rahul Mehrotra, Professor of Urban Planning and Design and Chair of the Department of Urban Planning and Design, Harvard Graduate School of Design

Reception and book sale to follow.

Space is limited. Please RSVP to Meghan Smith,


Background on the Kumbh Mela project.

Thu, Apr 16, 2015 at 04:00pm

Thu, Apr 16, 2015 at 05:30pm

Loeb House

Loeb House, 17 Quincy Street in Cambridge, MA 02138

Mon, January 23, 2012  /  New Delhi

SAI Symposium in New Delhi

Higher Education in South Asia: Enhancing Access and Quality through Innovative Solutions

Welcome by Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust

Speakers included Manzoor Ahmed, Jacqueline Bhaba, Howard Gardner, Meenakshi Gopinath, Tarun Khanna, Pratap Bhanu Mehta, M. Omar Rahman, and Nikhil Sinha.

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