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Partition Project: Focus Group Discussion

WHEN
Wed, Feb 15, 2017 from 07:00pm — 07:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S050
Harvard University

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

Special Event About the group discussion: Please join us after the Seminar Series event for a brief group discussion to share reflections on the presentation. The newest initiative, the 1947 Partition Stories ‘Looking Back’ project, is a collaborative effort to extend the lessons from Partition into today. Our goal is to reflect on how the consequences […]

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Debrief Nepal: Reflections on an In-Country Rapid Planning Exercise on Earthquake Preparedness

WHEN
Mon, Feb 13, 2017 from 05:00pm — 06:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S030
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S030
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138

Special Event Jerold Kayden, Frank Backus Williams Professor of Urban Planning and Design, Harvard Graduate School of Design Sarita Maskey, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development, Nepal Government Shriju Pradhan, Deputy Director, Kathmandu Metropolitan City, Government of Nepal David Sanderson, Judith Nielsen Chair, University of New South Wales Anshu Sharma, Co-founder and Chief Mentor, SEEDS Although […]

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Harvard India Conference

WHEN
Sat, Feb 11, 2017 - Sun, Feb 12, 2017

VENUE
Harvard Business School, Harvard Kennedy School

ADDRESS
Harvard Business School
100 Western Ave.
Boston, MA 02163

Harvard Kennedy School
79 John F. Kennedy St.
Cambridge, MA 02138

Special Event ‘India – The Global Growth Engine’ A student-run conference held at Harvard Business School & Harvard Kennedy School. Register.

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Film Screening and Q+A with Deepa Mehta: Anatomy of Violence

WHEN
Fri, Feb 10, 2017 from 05:00pm — 07:30pm

VENUE
Starr Auditorium
Harvard Kennedy School

ADDRESS
Starr Auditorium
Harvard Kennedy School
79 J. F. Kennedy Street,
Cambridge, MA

Film Screening Deepa Mehta, Filmmaker Deepa Mehta will be screening her latest movie ‘The Anatomy of Violence’ on the sidelines of the India Conference. The screening will be followed by a Q&A session with Ms. Deepa Mehta, a UN representative, Harvard student activist Gulika Reddy, and Harvard Professor Jacqueline Bhabha Celebrated filmmaker Deepa Mehta investigates […]

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Debrief Nepal: Reflections on a Rapid Scenario Planning Exercise on Earthquake Preparedness

WHEN
Fri, Feb 10, 2017 from 05:30pm — 07:00pm

VENUE
Hotel Yak & Yeti, Nepal

ADDRESS
Hotel Yak & Yeti
Durbar Marg
Kathmandu, Nepal

Special Event Jerold Kayden, Frank Backus Williams Professor of Urban Planning and Design, Harvard Graduate School of Design Sarita Maskey, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development, Nepal Government Shriju Pradhan, Deputy Director, Kathmandu Metropolitan City, Government of Nepal David Sanderson, Judith Nielsen Chair, University of New South Wales Anshu Sharma, Co-founder and Chief Mentor, SEEDS Although […]

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“Argaḍa” and “Nirargaḍa”

WHEN
Thu, Feb 9, 2017 from 12:00pm — 01:30pm

Cosponsored Event Liu Zhen, Professor, National Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies, Fudan University; Visiting Scholar, Harvard-Yenching Institute Chair/Discussant: Michael Witzel, Wales Professor of Sanskrit, Department of South Asian Studies, Harvard University This talk will offer a short introduction to the Sanskrit word “argaḍa” and its antonym “nirargaḍa”. The word “argaḍa” first appears in Brāhmaṇa literature […]

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Citizenship Denied: A Microhistory of Indian Immigration in the Early Twentieth Century

WHEN
Wed, Feb 8, 2017 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

VENUE
CGIS Knafel, K262
Harvard University

ADDRESS
1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138

Graduate Student Associate Seminar Hardeep Dhillon, PhD Candidate, Dept. of History, Harvard University; SAI Graduate Student Associate Discussants: Sunil Amrith, Mehra Family Professor of South Asian Studies, Harvard University Sugata Bose, Gardiner Professor of Oceanic History and Affairs, Harvard University In the early twentieth century, immigration from Asia to the U.S. propelled local, national, and […]

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Historical and Humanitarian Consequences of Migration

WHEN
Wed, Feb 8, 2017 from 05:30pm — 07:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S050
Harvard University

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

The seminar will take place in CGIS S050, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA. Partition Seminar Jennifer Leaning, François-Xavier Bagnoud Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Director, FXB Center for Health and Human Rights The seminar will explore the story of the mass migration of Hindus/Sikhs […]

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History and Context of the Partition

WHEN
Wed, Feb 1, 2017 from 05:00pm — 07:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S050
Harvard University

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

Partition Seminar Sunil Amrith, Mehra Family Professor of South Asian Studies, Professor of History, Harvard University Professor Amrith will give a broad overview of South Asian political history, including a history of British colonial rule in South Asia, the place of South Asia within the empire, and specifically governance policies and systemic factors that contributed […]

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