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Development, Dissent and Architecture in the building of Modern India

WHEN
Tue, Oct 27, 2015 from 06:30pm — 08:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA

Urbanization Seminar Peter Scriver, Centre for Asian and Middle-Eastern Architecture (CAMEA), University of Adelaide Chair: Rahul Mehrotra, Professor of Urban Design and Planning, Harvard Graduate School of Design In Jawaharlal Nehru’s strategic vision for India’s postcolonial modernization and development, the architecture and urbanism of Chandigarh, the new Punjab State Capital, was of ‘enormous importance’. ‘It hits […]

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Storytelling, Learning and Human Communication

WHEN
Mon, Oct 26, 2015 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S354

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S354
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138

Muslim Societies in South Asia Seminar Musharraf Ali Farooqi, Author, Translator, Storyteller Chair: Ali Asani, Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures; Director, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program, Harvard University Click here to read an event summary. From 2014-2015 author, translator and storyteller Musharraf Ali Farooqi led the highly successful ‘Leading Through Teaching’ storytelling workshop for […]

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Knowing through Others: Testimony as a Source of Knowledge in Classical Indian Philosophy of Religion

WHEN
Mon, Oct 19, 2015 from 05:00pm — 06:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S354

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S354
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138

GSA Seminar Rosanna Picascia, SAI Graduate Student Associate, PhD candidate in the Study of Religion  Chair: Parimal G. Patil, Professor of Religion and Indian Philosophy, Committee on the Study of Religion, FAS, Chair of the Department of South Asian Studies This talk will look at the debate among Sanskrit philosophers of religion over whether, and the […]

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Love, War and Other Longings: Harvard-Brown Pakistani Film Festival

WHEN
Fri, Oct 16, 2015 - Sun, Oct 18, 2015

VENUE
Northwest Building

ADDRESS
Northwest Building
52 Oxford St.
Cambridge MA 02138

The recent revival of cinema in Pakistan has generated excitement and captured the imagination. A new generation of filmmakers ranging from the conventional to the experimental are exploring the possibilities of re-imagining family, friendship, love, the nation, and retelling ways of injustice and cruelty. Love, War and Other Longings is an invitation to come and participate in […]

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Understanding Bihar’s Election

WHEN
Fri, Oct 16, 2015 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

VENUE
Bell Hall

ADDRESS
Bell Hall
5th floor of the Belfer building
Harvard Kennedy School

Student Event Jeffrey Witsoe, Associate Professor, Union College Milan Vaishnav, Associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Discussants: Rohit Chandra, PhD Candidate, Harvard Kennedy School Sharan Mamidipudi, PhD Candidate, Harvard Kennedy School The upcoming election in Bihar (which will run from late October to early November 2015), is one of the first main political challenges of […]

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Webinar: Who owns Big Data?

WHEN
Tue, Oct 13, 2015 from 08:30am — 10:00am

Webinar Malavika Jayaram, Fellow, Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University; Visiting Scholar with the Surveillance and Every Day Life Group FARS Research Group, the Centre for International Security Studies and the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre, The University of Sydney While technologies advance at a rapid pace, the legal and regulatory framework often lags […]

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How Does MNREGA Affect Rural Labor Markets and Incomes? Evidence From a Large-scale Experiment

WHEN
Fri, Oct 9, 2015 from 02:00pm — 04:00pm

VENUE
CGIS Knafel, K354
Harvard University

ADDRESS
1737 Cambridge Street,
Cambridge, MA

Joint Seminar on South Asian Politics Sandip Sukhtankar, Assistant Professor of Economics, Dartmouth College Sandip Sukhtankar is an assistant professor in the Department of Economics at Dartmouth College. His research interests are development economics, political economy, and public economics, with a particular focus on corruption, governance, and the delivery of public benefits and services. He is […]

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