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On the Development From “One Type of Consciousness at One Moment” to “Multiple Types of Consciousness at One Moment” in the Buddhist Philosophy of Consciousness

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Thu, Oct 28, 2021 from 01:00pm — 02:30pm

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Webinar

Register for the talk   This talk focuses on a radical but, until now, much neglected change in Buddhist account of consciousness (meaning roughly “cognition” in this context) that took place from the Abhidharma tradition, (beginning roughly from the 3rd century BCE) to the Yogācāra tradition, (beginning roughly from the 3rd century CE). Namely, Abhidharma insists that only one type of consciousness arises at one moment, but Yogācāra allows the arising of multiple types of consciousness at one moment. What […]

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Archives of the Indian Ocean: Borders in Modern Asia Seminar Series

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Thu, Oct 21, 2021 from 12:00pm — 01:45pm

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Webinar

Register for the talk Panelists: Sana Aiyar, MIT Kalyani Ramnath, NSU-Yale Gitanjali Surendran, Jindal Law                                                  Moderator: Sugata Bose, Harvard University Sponsored by the Harvard University Asia Center and convened by Professor Sugata Bose, Department of the History Co-sponsored by the Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, Harvard University

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The Right to Health and Universal Health Coverage

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Mon, Oct 18, 2021 from 08:00am — 09:30am

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Webinar

Watch the talk on YouTube  The webinar is a joint Lancet Citizens’ Commission on Reimagining India’s Health System event with the Centre for Health Equity, Law and Policy on the interlinkages between right to health and universal health coverage. The panel will discuss the right to health as a foundational framework for design and implementation of universal health coverage, with particular […]

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Afghanistan’s Next Transition: How we got here, and what comes next

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Fri, Oct 15, 2021 from 11:00am — 12:15pm

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Webinar

Register for the talk This Harvard University panel, co-sponsored by the Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute and the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies’ Negotiation Task Force, will explore the lead up to the collapse of the Afghan government, as well as what the new Taliban regime means for the future of […]

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India at 75: The Global Roots of Independence

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Wed, Oct 6, 2021 from 08:00am — 09:30am

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Webinar

5:30 PM IST – 7:00 PM IST / 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ET  Register for the talk Since independence in 1947, India has played a considerable role in shaping the world. But the world also played a considerable role in shaping Indian independence. As India approaches the 75th anniversary of its freedom, the Lakshmi Mittal […]

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Indian Political Thought in the Global Age

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Mon, Oct 4, 2021 from 12:00pm — 01:00pm

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Webinar

9:30-10:30 pm IST / 12:00-1:00 pm ET Register for the talk The Association for Global Political Thought (AGPT) presents “Indian Political Thought in the Global Age.” The event is part of the Association for Global Political Thought’s (AGPT) Seminar Series. Professor Shruti Kapila (Faculty of History & Corpus Christi College, Cambridge University) will discuss the […]

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Mittal Institute Student Grants Open House

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Mon, Oct 4, 2021 at 05:30pm

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CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

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CGIS South, S250
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA

Register for this event Come learn about funding opportunities available to Harvard students interested in South Asia! The Mittal Institute supports undergraduate and graduate students in a wide variety of disciplines with grants for internships, language study, and research. Winter Term applications are due on October 22. Join us on October 4 either in-person at […]

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ScienSpur: Information Session on Courses in Life Sciences

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Fri, Sep 24, 2021 from 08:00am — 09:30am

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Webinar

5:30pm-7:00pm IST // 8:00am-9:30am EST Register here ScienSpur and the Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, Harvard University are hosting a virtual information session on the upcoming fall semester courses in Life Sciences on September 24, 2021, from 5.30 pm to 7 pm (IST). Kindly register and confirm your presence. Scienspur, co-founded by, Nagaraju Dhanyasi (Harvard […]

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Political Misinformation in India: Evidence from Experimental Solutions

Register for the talk Dr. Sumitra Badrinathan is a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Oxford. In May 2021, she received a PhD in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania. Her research interests include studying misinformation, media effects and political behavior, with a regional focus on India. Sumitra’s dissertation evaluates the effectiveness of interventions […]

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Reimagining Medical and Nursing Education

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Thu, Sep 23, 2021 from 08:00am — 09:30am

Stream the Talk on YouTube  The webinar will consist of a lecture on the UK and Thai approaches to creating a health system that seeks to train doctors and researchers to identify problems and develop solutions for known and emerging health issues, followed by a panel discussion on how medical and nursing education in India can be […]

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