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2011 Harish C. Mahindra Lecture

START
Tue, Sep 27, 2011

END
Tue, Sep 27, 2011

VENUE
Loeb House

ADDRESS
Loeb House
17 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Empowering 3 Billion

Distinguished Guest, Dr. APJ Abdul KalamEleventh President of India

Chair: Tarun KhannaDirector of the South Asia Initiative and Jorge Paolo Lemann Professor, Harvard Business School

Dr. Kalam spoke about his Providing Urban Amenities in Rural Areas (PURA) Initiative during his presentation titled “Empowering 3 Billion.” He highlighted the ongoing need for ‘creative leadership’ from people with ‘righteous heart’ who ‘lead by example’ as essential to the empowerment of these three billion across the globe.

For more information, please click here.

South Asia Without Borders Seminar Series

START
Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 04:00pm

END
Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 06:00pm

VENUE
CGIS Knafel, K262
Harvard University

ADDRESS
1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138

Early Roman Contacts With South Asia

Dr. S. Suresh, State Convener, INTACH, Tamil Nadu, India and Fulbright Senior Research Fellow, National Trust for HistoricPreservation and University of Maryland 
Chair: Richard Meadow, Senior Lecturer, Department of Anthropology

Urbanization Seminar Series

START
Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 06:30pm

END
Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 08:00pm

Are Indian Cities ‘Global’? Assessing Recent Research on State, Space and Citizenship

Gavin ShatkinAssociate Professor of Urban and Regional Planning University of Michigan
Chair: Rahul MehrotraProfessor and Chair, Department of Urban Planning and Design, Harvard Graduate School of Design

Co-sponsored by the Graduate School of Design

View the seminar on the GSD website, here.

Muslim Societies in South Asia Seminar Series

START
Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 04:00pm

END
Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 06:00pm

VENUE
CGIS Knafel, K262
Harvard University

ADDRESS
1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138

Demystifying Pakistan

Saadia Toor, Associate Professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work, College of Staten Island, The City University of New York
Chair: Diane L. Moore, Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies and Education and Senior Fellow at the Center for the Study of World Religions, Harvard Divinity School

Video of this seminar can be found here.

Co-sponsored with the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Islamic Studies Program

South Asia Without Borders Seminar Series

START
Thu, Sep 8, 2011 at 04:00pm

END
Thu, Sep 8, 2011 at 06:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S020 Belfer
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S020 Belfer
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138

Peace, Harmony & Development, the AAA Doctrine of Jainism

Shugan JainDirector of International School of Jain Studies
Chair: Parimal Patil, Professor, Department of South Asian Studies, Harvard University

Muslim Societies in South Asia

START
Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 05:30pm

END
Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 06:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S020 Belfer
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S020 Belfer
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138

Blasphemy: Religion, History and Law in Pakistan

Asad Ahmed, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Harvard University
Shahab Ahmed, Associate Professor of Islamic Studies, Committee on the Study of Religion and Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University
Osama Siddique, Associate Professor, Department of Law, Lahore University of Management Sciences and SJD Candidate, Harvard Law School

Water and Climate Change

START
Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 12:30pm

END
Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 02:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S050
Harvard University

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

Water Diplomacy in South Asia: Managing the Science, Policy and Politics of Water Networks through Negotiation

Shafiqul Islam, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, School of Engineering; Professor of Water Diplomacy, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
Bernard M. Gordon, Senior Faculty Fellow in Engineering; Tufts University
Chaired by John Briscoe, Professor of the Practice of Environmental Health, HSPH; Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Environmental Engineering, SEAS

Water Diplomacy in South Asia: Managing the Science, Policy and Politics of Water Networks through Negotiation fromSouth Asia Initiative on Vimeo.

Urbanization Seminar Series

START
Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 06:30pm

END
Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 08:00pm

Changes of State: Urbanism along the Ganges River Corridor of Northern India

Anthony Acciavatti, Partner, Somatic Collaborative; Fellow, Center for Architecture, Urbanism, and Infrastructure, Princeton University

Moderated by Rahul Mehrotra, Professor of Urban Planning and Design and Chair of the Department of Urban Planning and Design, GSD

Co-sponsored by SAI and the GSD

Changes of State: Urbanism along the Ganges River Corridor of Northern India from South Asia Initiative on Vimeo.