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Crossroads Summer Program

The Crossroads Summer Program is a fully-funded introduction to Harvard and American university culture for students from the Indian subcontinent, the Middle East, and Africa, who are the first in their families to attend college and may also be facing challenging financial and social circumstances. Leading Harvard faculty will teach an intensive, multidisciplinary four-day curriculum in Dubai, for up to 60 accomplished, motivated youth.

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21st Annual Harvard India Poetry Reading

WHEN
Sun, May 14, 2017 from 02:00pm — 05:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S010

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S010
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA

Cosponsored Event The South Asia Institute and Department of South Asian Studies presents the 21st annual Harvard India poetry reading. It is also the ninth anniversary meeting of South Asian Poets of New England (SAPNE). The theme for this event is Truth. We encourage new poets and new expressions. All languages are welcome, with some annotations in […]

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2017 SAI Symposium, MAY 3-4: South Asia: Migrations and Transformations

WHEN
Wed, May 3, 2017 - Thu, May 4, 2017

VENUE
Thompson Room
Barker Center

ADDRESS
Thompson Room
Barker Center
12 Quincy St
Cambridge, MA 02138

Join us at the 2017 SAI Symposium, our annual flagship event, where we bring together scholars, practitioners and audiences to discuss, debate and dissect major South Asian themes from an interlocking variety of perspectives. This year, we are exploring migrations and transformations in society, from the points of view of visual arts, life sciences, and the study […]

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Archive Making and Archival Silences in Mughal Punjab

WHEN
Wed, Apr 26, 2017 from 05:00pm — 07:00pm

VENUE
William James Hall, 1550

ADDRESS
William James Hall, 1550
33 Kirkland Street
Cambridge MA

Cosponsored Event Speaker: Purnima Dhavan,  Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Studies, Howard and Frances Keller Endowed Professor in History at University of Washington Moderators: Sunil Sharma, Professor of Persian & Indian Literatures at Boston University Neelam Khoja, Ph.D. Candidate Histories and Cultures of Muslim Societies at Harvard University Lahore, the major urban hub and occasional […]

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Trump and Asia: Business as Usual?

WHEN
Tue, Apr 25, 2017 from 12:00pm — 02:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium S010
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium S010
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Cosponsored Event SAI Director Tarun Khanna, Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor at Harvard Business School, moderates a panel discussion on the impact of the election of Donald Trump on America’s trade and business dealings with Asian countries. Panellists: Mark Wu – Assistant Professor, Harvard Law School; member of the Faculty Advisory Committees of the East Asian Legal Studies Program and […]

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Ending America’s Longest War: Experiences from the diplomatic front lines in Afghanistan

WHEN
Mon, Apr 24, 2017 from 12:15pm — 01:45pm

Cosponsored Event Please join the India and South Asia Project in a conversation with Ambassador Feldman, Ambassador Grossman, and Ambassador Olson on the evolution of U.S. Policy in Afghanistan. Join the India and South Asia Project for a panel which will explore the evolution of U.S. policy in Afghanistan. The speakers include: Daniel Feldman, former US Special […]

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