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Weekly Tea Break

WHEN
Wed, Sep 28, 2016 from 02:30pm — 03:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, 4th Floor

ADDRESS
CGIS South, 4th Floor
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard faculty, students, fellows, staff, and affiliates are invited to a weekly tea break at SAI’s office, 4th floor of 1730 Cambridge Street. Come enjoy tea and snacks and get to know SAI’s community. *Please note the change in time

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From India: The Rhythms of Life

WHEN
Mon, Sep 26, 2016 from 06:00pm — 07:30pm

VENUE
Andover Chapel

ADDRESS
Andover Chapel
45 Francis Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138

Cosponsored Event Featuring music from Sandeep Das (tabla), Rajib Karmaker (sitar) and remarks by Anne Monius, Professor of South Asian Religions Cosponsored with the Religious Literacy Project, Harvard Divinity School, and MusicUnitesUS, Brandeis University This event is free and open to the public.

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Grant Opportunities Open House

WHEN
Mon, Sep 26, 2016 from 03:30pm — 05:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S354

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S354
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138

Student Event Come learn about SAI summer funding opportunities from past grant recipients. Learn about the various types of grants (research, internship, language), the application process, how to write an appropriate budget for a summer in South Asia, and enjoy some delicious South Asian food. Learn more about grant opportunities. Facebook event.

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Development and Politics in Indian Democracy

WHEN
Fri, Sep 23, 2016 from 02:00pm — 04:00pm

VENUE
Watson Institute at Brown University

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

Joint Seminar on South Asian Politics Aruna Roy, Activist & Founder, MKSS Aruna Roy is an Indian political and social activist who founded the Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan (MKSS) along with Shankar Singh, Nikhil Dey and many others. The MKSS began by fighting for fair and equal wages for workers which shaped and evolved into a struggle for […]

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Radcliffe Advanced Seminar: Exchanging Health Information

WHEN
Thu, Sep 22, 2016 - Fri, Sep 23, 2016

VENUE
Harvard University
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

ADDRESS
Harvard University
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
10 Garden St
Cambridge, MA 02138 ‎

Special Event The Exchanging Health Information seminar seeks to bring together experts in medicine, computer science, big data, public policy and law to identify a research and policy agenda that addresses implementation barriers to health information exchange. Building on international standards in health systems interoperability and learning from best practices from other industries, seminar exercises […]

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Weekly Tea Break

WHEN
Wed, Sep 21, 2016 from 04:30pm — 05:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, 4th Floor

ADDRESS
CGIS South, 4th Floor
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard faculty, students, fellows, staff, and affiliates are invited to a weekly tea break at SAI’s office, 4th floor of 1730 Cambridge Street. Come enjoy chai tea and snacks and get to know SAI’s community.

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Directive Principles and Transformative Constitutional Design

WHEN
Fri, Sep 16, 2016 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S354

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S354
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138

Book Talk Tarunabh Khaitan, Associate Professor and Hackney Fellow in Law, Wadham College, University of Oxford Chair: Ajantha Subramanian, Professor of Anthropology and South Asian Studies, Harvard University Borrowing and developing the concept from Ireland, framers of India’s Constitution inserted a chapter titled ‘directive principles of state policy’ in the founding document. They were a mix of principles […]

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Disasters and Development in South Asia

WHEN
Fri, Sep 16, 2016 from 09:00am — 06:00pm

VENUE
Kresge G1
Harvard School of Public Health

ADDRESS
Kresge G1
Harvard School of Public Health
677 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA

Cosponsored Event Over a year after Nepal’s earthquake, this conference brings together practitioners, policy-makers, academics, students, and experts in disaster response to examine the importance of risk mitigation, and to discuss the role of development partners, aid accountability and the role of the media in disaster response. The overarching objectives of this symposium are to […]

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Gandhi’s Forgotten Campaign: The Abolition of Indenture and the Mahatma

WHEN
Thu, Sep 15, 2016 from 06:00pm — 08:00pm

VENUE
CGIS Knafel, K262
Harvard University

ADDRESS
1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138

Student Event Presented by the South Asia Across Disciplines Workshop Mrinalini Sinha, Alice Freeman Palmer Professor of History; Professor (by courtesy) of English and Women’s Studies; Senior Fellow, Michigan Society of Fellows (2015-), University of Michigan Respondents: Sunil Amrith, Mehra Family Professor of South Asian Studies, Professor of History Mou Banerjee, PhD Candidate, Dept. of History, Harvard University Cosponsored […]

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