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South Asia Without Borders Seminar Series

WHEN
Mon, Nov 26, 2012 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

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

Naxalism and Orissa: Divergent Conflicts, Political Economy, and Minoritization Angana Chatterji, Co-chair, Research Project on Armed Conflict and People’s Rights, Center for Nonprofit and Public Leadership, University of California at Berkeley Neat and Laundered Middle Classes and Third Gender Nepal Communist party-United Marxist Leninist: Masculinity and Politics in Contemporary Nepal Sanjeev Uprety, Associate Professor, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu; […]

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South Asia Without Borders Seminar Series

WHEN
Fri, Nov 16, 2012 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

VENUE
CGIS Knafel, K262
Harvard University

ADDRESS
1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138

Vernacular Political Economy in Colonial Bengal   Andrew Sartori, Associate Professor of History, New York University Chair: Parimal Patil, Professor of Religion and Indian Philosophy, Chair of the Department of South Asian Studies Bengali agrarian politics of the late colonial period turned to a very great extent on debates over property. To make sense of the emergence […]

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Urbanization Seminar Series

WHEN
Wed, Nov 14, 2012 from 05:30pm — 07:30pm

VENUE
CGIS Knafel, K262
Harvard University

ADDRESS
1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138

Anirban Adhya, Associate Professor, Department of Architecture, Lawrence Tech College of Architecture and Design Chair: Rahul Mehrotra, Professor and Chair, Department of Urban Planning and Design, Harvard Graduate School of Design For the City of Kolkata and Bengalis, Durga Pujo is a festival of its own. The festival is rooted in a social-cultural phenomenon that transcends religious […]

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Food Security in Pakistan: Challenges and Way Forward

WHEN
Fri, Nov 9, 2012 from 03:00pm — 04:30pm

VENUE
CGIS Knafel, K354
Harvard University

ADDRESS
1737 Cambridge Street,
Cambridge, MA

Najam Ahmed Shah, Additional Secretary in Government of Punjab, served as the Director/CEO of the Food Directorate prior to coming to USA on Eisenhower Fellowships* last month. The Punjab Food Directorate is responsible for food security for 9 million people of Punjab and oversees the operations, finances, procurement, storage, and sale and export of millions of […]

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South Asia Without Borders Seminar Series

WHEN
Fri, Nov 9, 2012 from 12:30pm — 02:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S050
Harvard University

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

Beyond Sri Lanka’s War Against Terror: The Struggle for Sri Lanka’s Democracy  Saliya Pieris, Attorney-at-Law, Chairman CFPS School of Law, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2012 Eisenhower Fellow Chair: Charles Hallisey, Yehan Numata Senior Lecturer on Buddhist Literatures, Harvard Divinity School This talk will explain how developments in Sri Lanka, including the authoritarian executive Presidential Constitution in 1978, the war with the […]

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Muslim Societies in South Asia Seminar Series

WHEN
Thu, Nov 8, 2012 from 04:00pm — 06:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S153
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S153
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Religion, Historiography, and the Emergence of Islamic Empire in India Blain H. Auer, Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies, Department of Comparative Religion, Western Michigan University Chair: Ali Asani, Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures, Harvard University Study of Religion Amidst dramatic political and social changes, Delhi and its sultans stood in a new, […]

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South Asia Without Borders Seminar Series

WHEN
Fri, Nov 2, 2012 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

VENUE
CGIS Knafel, K262
Harvard University

ADDRESS
1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138

Harlem, Black Bottom, Tremé: South Asian Muslims in U.S. Communities of Color, 1890-1965 Vivek Bald, Assistant Professor of Writing and Digital Media, MIT Chair: Parimal Patil, Professor of Religion and Indian Philosophy, Chair of the Department of South Asian Studies Vivek Bald is a scholar and filmmaker whose work focuses on histories of the South Asian diaspora. […]

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Water and Climate Change Seminar Series

WHEN
Thu, Nov 1, 2012 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S050
Harvard University

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

Himalayan Glaciers, Climate Change, Water Resources, and Water Security   Henry J. Vaux, Jr., Professor of Resource Economics, Emeritus Chair, Rosenberg International Forum on Water Policy, University of California Riverside Chair: John Briscoe, Professor of the Practice of Environmental Health, HSPH; Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Environmental Engineering, SEAS Co-sponsored with the Harvard University Center […]

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Film Screening: Little Zizou and Q&A with director Sooni Taraporevala

WHEN
Sat, Oct 27, 2012 from 02:00pm — 04:00pm

VENUE
Harvard Film Archive

ADDRESS
Harvard Film Archive
Carpenter Center
Harvard University

Join internationally acclaimed filmmaker Sooni Taraporevala for a screening of her film and Q&A afterwards, as part of an ongoing exhibit at the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts of her photography, Parsis: The Zoroastrians of India (Oct. 25 – Dec. 20).   Little Zizou is a comedy for all ages. It is the rambunctious […]

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Sooni Taraporevala in Conversation with Homi Baba

WHEN
Thu, Oct 25, 2012 from 06:00pm — 08:00pm

VENUE
Harvard Film Archive

ADDRESS
Harvard Film Archive
Carpenter Center
Harvard University

Parsis: The Zoroastrians of India – special opening event.   Internationally-acclaimed screenwriter and photographer Sooni Taraporevala will discuss her work with Homi Bhabha,  Anne F. Rothenberg Professor of the Humanities in the Department of English, the Director of the Humanities Center and the Senior Advisor on the Humanities to the President and Provost at Harvard University. From October […]

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