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State of Housing Conference: Housing in the Emerging Urban India

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Thu, Mar 15, 2018

END
Sat, Mar 17, 2018

The conference attempts to bring together varied interests, perspectives and contexts that go into an understanding of the state of housing in India, which straddles a spectrum of stakeholders and actors including architects, urban designers, planners, local governance bodies, private real-estate developers, financial institutions and policy-makers.

SAI Director Tarun Khanna to speak at Babson India Symposium

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Sat, Mar 10, 2018 at 08:00am

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Sat, Mar 10, 2018 at 06:00pm

SAI Director Tarun Khanna will deliver the opening Keynote Address at the Babson India Symposium. The symposium will explore entrepreneurship in India. Other featured speakers include Abhinav Bindra, Olympic gold medalist and entrepreneur; Malini Agarwal, founder and blogger-in-chief at MissMalini.com;  Harsha Agadi, president and CEO of Crawford & Company.  The symposium will end with a performance from the Berklee School of Music’s India Ensemble.

Pre-Texts with Doris Sommer

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Fri, Mar 9, 2018 at 12:00pm

END
Fri, Mar 9, 2018 at 02:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S153
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S153
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

In collaboration with partners in the Indian education and public health sectors, Professor Doris Sommer (FAS and Director of Cultural Agents) hopes to contribute to development in India with Pre-Texts by engaging local strengths to promote: Literacy, Innovation, and Citizenship. The seminar includes lunch and will be followed by a demonstration of Pre-Texts with audience participation.

1947 Partition of British India

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Thu, Mar 8, 2018 at 06:00pm

END
Thu, Mar 8, 2018 at 07:30pm

VENUE
N. Delhi

To launch the official opening, The Lakshmi Mittal South Asia Institute (SAI), Harvard University, India Office will be hosting a series of events in March and April. For the first event, feminist historian Uma Chakravarti and feminist publisher Urvashi Butalia will give a seminar on Partition.

Client Preferences in Broker Selection: Competition, Choice, and Informal Leadership in India’s Urban Slums

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Fri, Mar 2, 2018 at 02:00pm

END
Fri, Mar 2, 2018 at 04:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S050
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S050
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA

Professor Adam Auerbach’s (American University) research and teaching interests include the political economy of development, local governance and representation, and comparative political institutions, with a regional focus on South Asia and India in particular.

Joint Seminar on South Asian Politics Series: Is Nationalism a Democratic Resource? Evidence from India and Malaysia

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Fri, Feb 23, 2018 at 02:00pm

END
Fri, Feb 23, 2018

VENUE
Watson Institute at Brown University

ADDRESS
Watson Institute at Brown University
111 Thayer Street
Providence, RI

As part of the Joint Seminar on South Asian Politics series, Dr. Maya Tudor will use evidence from India and Malaysia to discuss the origins of stable, democratic and effective states across the developing world.

Remembering Asma Jahangir

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Sat, Feb 17, 2018 at 04:00pm

END
Sat, Feb 17, 2018 at 06:00pm

VENUE
Wiener Auditorium, Taubman Building, Kennedy School

ADDRESS
Wiener Auditorium
Taubman Building
Kennedy School

Friends and admirers are gathering to celebrate and commemorate Asma Jahangir. Confirmed speakers include Amartya Sen, Martha Chen, Sugata Bose, Homi Bhabha and Raza Rumi.