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Webinar: Mass Casualty Triage

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Wed, Nov 19, 2014 from 08:30am — 10:00am

Usha Periyanayagam, MD, International Emergency Medicine Fellow, Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham & Women’s Hospital; Harvard Medical School When there are many injured people in an incident, non-medical personal might be needed to begin care of patients. This seminar will teach triage, a simple way to determine the priority of patient treatment, and the basics of […]

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Interpreting Cultures

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Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 01:00pm

VENUE
Portico 123, Gund Hall

ADDRESS
Portico 123
Gund Hall
48 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Join IndiaGSD for an illustrated lecture looking at projects in the realm of culture and heritage interpreted through an effective scenography. Siddhartha Das (designer – scenographer, New Delhi) will present his own projects including those for the historic Jal Mahal, Jaipur; an art museum complex, J D Centre of Art, Bhubaneswar;Victoria & Albert Museum, London; Museum Rietberg, […]

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Summer Grant Opportunities Open House

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Wed, Nov 19, 2014 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S030
Harvard University

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

Come hear about SAI Summer Funding opportunities from 2014 SAI grant recipients. Learn about the various types of grants, the application process, how to write an appropriate budget for a summer in South Asia, and enjoy some delicious South Asian food. For more details on SAI grants, click here. 

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The Use of Philanthropy and Corporate Social Responsibility for Social Change in South Asia and the US

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Tue, Nov 18, 2014 from 12:00pm — 01:30pm

VENUE
Harvard Faculty Club

ADDRESS
Harvard Faculty Club
20 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

SAI Special Event This event seeks to explore challenges and successes of private and corporate philanthropy in South Asia in a comparative lens to philanthropy in the US. What are the enabling factors in the US that promote philanthropy?  How do these compare to India’s enabling factors? For example, India is the first country to […]

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Art, Communities, and Museums

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Tue, Nov 18, 2014 from 05:00pm — 06:30pm

VENUE
CGIS Knafel, K262
Harvard University

ADDRESS
1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138

South Asia Without Borders Seminar S. Mukherjee, Director General & Secretary, Board of Trustees, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya Chair: Rahul Mehrotra, Professor of Urban Design and Planning and Chair of the Department of Urban Planning and Design, Harvard Graduate School of Design Mr. Mukherjee’s presentation will include an overview of issues concerning museums in South Asia, […]

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Access to Toilets and Women’s Rights

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Mon, Nov 17, 2014 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S354

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S354
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138

Urbanization and Gender Seminar Sharmila Murthy, Assistant Professor of Law, Suffolk University; Visiting Scholar, Sustainability Science Program, Harvard Kennedy School Ramnath Subbaraman, Associate Physician, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Research Advisor, Partners for Urban Knowledge, Action, and Research (PUKAR), Mumbai, India Subhadra Banda, Research Associate, Centre for Policy Research; MPP Candidate, Harvard Kennedy School of Government […]

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As Hierarchies Wane: Explaining Inter-Caste Accommodation in Rural India

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Fri, Nov 14, 2014 from 05:00pm — 06:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

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

South Asia Without Borders Seminar James Manor, Professor at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London Chair: Parimal 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 examine certain key implications of a monumentally important trend, […]

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Jugaad City

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Mon, Nov 10, 2014 from 06:30pm — 08:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S050
Harvard University

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

Urbanization Seminar Please note the updated date and location. Vikram Bhatt, Professor, School of Architecture and Director, Minimum Cost Housing Group, McGill University Chair: Rahul Mehrotra, Professor of Urban Design and Planning and Chair of the Department of Urban Planning and Design, Harvard Graduate School of Design Jugaad is a Hindi word meaning a clever improvisation […]

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Dictatorship and Development: The Dilemma of the Left in Pakistan, 1950s-1960s

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Fri, Nov 7, 2014 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

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

South Asia Without Borders Seminar Atiya Khan, SAI Aman Fellow Chair: Asad Ahmed, Assistant Professor, Social Anthropology Program, Harvard University In the midst of a massive political upheaval in the late 1950s, when the ruling party, the Muslim League, was riven with an internal crisis and leftist groups had forged their alliances in the form […]

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