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How do Gender Quotas Impact Accountability?

Register for the talk Zuheir Desai is an assistant Professor in the School of Global and Public Affairs at IE University. His research focuses on electoral competition and political accountability. His work spans both theoretical models of elections, voting, and policymaking, as well as empirical applications of these models on developing democracies such as Brazil […]

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The Kinetic City & Other Essays

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Mon, Nov 29, 2021 from 12:30pm — 01:30pm

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Register for the talk The Kinetic City (ArchiTangle, 2021) presents Rahul Mehrotra’s writings over the last thirty years and illustrates his long-term engagement with and analysis of urbanism in India. This work has given rise to a new conceptualization of the city. Mehrotra calls it the Kinetic City, a counterpoint to the Static City, as […]

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Health Seeking Behaviour in Four Indian States

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Tue, Nov 23, 2021 from 12:30am — 02:00am

Live stream the talk on YouTube 12:30 am – 2:00 am EST / 11:00 am – 12:30 pm IST / 4:30 – 6:00 pm AEDT   The Nossal Institute For Global Health, University Of Melbourne, together with National Council of Applied Economic Research and Population Council India, have been implementing the study ‘Healthcare Seeking in four […]

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Faces of God: Images of Muslim Devotion in Indian Painting

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Fri, Nov 19, 2021 at 12:00pm

Register for this talk In the upcoming ACSAA book-in-progress talk, Dr. Yael Rice (Amherst College) will be in conversation with Dr. Murad Khan Mumtaz, Assistant Professor of Art, Williams College about his book-in-progress Faces of God: Images of Muslim Devotion in Indian Painting. The talk will be moderated by Professor Jinah Kim (Harvard University). Organized […]

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Learning in Distress: Plight of Education in Afghanistan

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Fri, Nov 19, 2021 from 09:00am — 10:30am

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Register for the talk Panelists Kamal Ahmad, Founder, Asian University for Women; President & CEO, Asian University for Women Support Foundation Pashtana Durrani, Founder, and Executive Director, LEARN Afghanistan Shirin Jaafari, Reporter, The World Sakena Yacoobi, President & Executive Director, Creating Hope International and Afghan Institute of Learning Chair/Moderator: James Robson, James C. Kralik and Yunli Lou Professor of East Asian Languages and […]

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Vaccinating India Against Covid: Lessons from History

Register for the talk Harish Naraindas is professor of sociology at Jawaharlal Nehru University, and honorary professor at the Alfred Deakin Institute, Faculty of Arts and Education, Deakin University. He was adjunct faculty at the University of Iowa (2004-19); joint-appointments professor of the Cluster of Excellence, University of Heidelberg (2008-12); visiting professor at the department […]

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The Research Agenda of Harvard Art Museums’ Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies: A Round Table Conversation

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Thu, Nov 18, 2021 from 09:00am — 10:30am

Register to join the talk   The roundtable discussion launches the Second Module of Conservation Science, Training, and Research (CoSTAR) Program that aims to bridge the gap between Art History, Museology, Art Conservation and Conservation Science, and to strengthen the practice of Conservation Science in India.   Speakers: Angela Chang, Assistant Director, Conservator of Objects and Sculpture […]

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Winds of Change: The Silk Road to South Asia

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Wed, Nov 17, 2021 from 10:00am — 11:00am

 

Register for this talk   Over the past several years, Hasna Moudud has journeyed on and researched the Silk Road’s connections to South Asia. In this seminar, Hasna will present findings from years of excursions and studies on the Southern Silk Road and the need to preserve this important part of the region’s heritage. Speaker: […]

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Decolonisation, Post-imperial Spaces, and the Making of Human Rights

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Thu, Nov 11, 2021 from 12:00pm — 01:15pm

Register for the talk   Borders in Modern Asia Seminar Series Speaker: Raphaelle Khan, Harvard Asia Center and New York University Dr. Raphaëlle Khan is a Research Fellow at the Institute for Strategic Research (IRSEM) in Paris and teaches at Sciences Po Paris. She works on the international politics of South Asia at the intersection […]

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Visiting Artist Fellowship Virtual Art Exhibition: Women in South Asia: Expectations, Burdens and Obligations

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Mon, Nov 8, 2021 from 05:30pm — 06:30pm

Register for this talk Each year, the Mittal Institute’s Visiting Artist Fellowship (VAF) welcomes mid-career artists from South Asia to Harvard’s campus to engage with Harvard faculty and students, to participate in art exhibitions, and to perform research using Harvard’s intellectual resources to further their art practice. On November 8, the Mittal Institute will host a […]

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