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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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Sarong Revolution: The Myanmar Coup, Militarization, and Gendered Resistance in the Borderlands of Asia Borders in Modern Asia Seminar Series

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Thu, Nov 4, 2021 from 10:30am — 11:45am

Register for this talk Speaker: Sumitra Thongdaijam, Department of English, Jamia Milia University                                                    Chair: Sugata Bose, Gardiner Professor of Oceanic History and Affairs, Harvard University Sugata Bose’s field of specialization is modern South Asian and Indian Ocean history. He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge. His books include His Majesty’s Opponent: Subhas Chandra […]

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Connecting the World-Island: What will China’s PEACE cable bring to Pakistan and East Africa?

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Fri, Oct 29, 2021 from 10:00am — 11:15am

Register for this event / Watch live on YouTube China’s Hengtong Group—leading a consortium of telecom companies from Hong Kong, Pakistan, and East Africa—will soon complete installation of the Pakistan East Africa Connecting Europe (PEACE) cable. Spanning the Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, this cable will connect the three most populous continents of Asia, […]

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The Past and Future of India-China Relations

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Fri, Oct 29, 2021 from 10:00am — 12:00pm

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Webinar

Register for the talk Join Kanti Prasad Bajpai, Vijay Gokhal, and Shivshankar Menon, Tanvi Madan and Taylor Fravel to discuss relations between China and India. Speakers: Vijay Gokhale is a nonresident senior fellow at Carnegie India.  Mr. Gokhale retired from the Indian Foreign Service in January 2020 after a diplomatic career that spanned thirty-nine years. […]

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On the Development From “One Type of Consciousness at One Moment” to “Multiple Types of Consciousness at One Moment” in the Buddhist Philosophy of Consciousness

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Thu, Oct 28, 2021 from 01:00pm — 02:30pm

Register for the talk   This talk focuses on a radical but, until now, much neglected change in Buddhist account of consciousness (meaning roughly “cognition” in this context) that took place from the Abhidharma tradition, (beginning roughly from the 3rd century BCE) to the Yogācāra tradition, (beginning roughly from the 3rd century CE). Namely, Abhidharma insists that only one type of consciousness arises at one moment, but Yogācāra allows the arising of multiple types of consciousness at one moment. What […]

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Archives of the Indian Ocean: Borders in Modern Asia Seminar Series

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Thu, Oct 21, 2021 from 12:00pm — 01:45pm

Register for the talk Panelists: Sana Aiyar, MIT Kalyani Ramnath, NSU-Yale Gitanjali Surendran, Jindal Law                                                  Moderator: Sugata Bose, Harvard University Sponsored by the Harvard University Asia Center and convened by Professor Sugata Bose, Department of the History Co-sponsored by the Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, Harvard University

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The Right to Health and Universal Health Coverage

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Mon, Oct 18, 2021 from 08:00am — 09:30am

Watch the talk on YouTube  The webinar is a joint Lancet Citizens’ Commission on Reimagining India’s Health System event with the Centre for Health Equity, Law and Policy on the interlinkages between right to health and universal health coverage. The panel will discuss the right to health as a foundational framework for design and implementation of universal health coverage, with particular […]

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Afghanistan’s Next Transition: How we got here, and what comes next

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Fri, Oct 15, 2021 from 11:00am — 12:15pm

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Webinar

Register for the talk This Harvard University panel, co-sponsored by the Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute and the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies’ Negotiation Task Force, will explore the lead up to the collapse of the Afghan government, as well as what the new Taliban regime means for the future of […]

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