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SAI Event Region : Afghanistan


Mental Health Access for Women in South Asia and China

START
Fri, Nov 1, 2013 at 12:00pm

END
Fri, Nov 1, 2013 at 01:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

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

Global Health Seminar

Arthur Kleinman, Esther and Sidney Rabb Professor, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University and Professor of Medical Anthropology in Global Health and Social Medicine and Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Jennifer Leaning, Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights, Harvard School of Public Health; Director, FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard University; Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Cosponsored with the Asia Center’s Modern Asia Seminar


South Asian Studies: Pasts and Futures

START
Fri, Sep 27, 2013 at 05:00pm

END
Fri, Sep 27, 2013 at 06:30pm

VENUE
Harvard University
Loeb House

ADDRESS
Harvard University
Loeb House
17 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA
02138

Harvard South Asia Institute 10th Anniversary Celebration

Nicholas Dirks, Chancellor, University of California, Berkeley
Introduction by Tarun KhannaDirector, South Asia Institute; Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor, Harvard Business School

Reception to follow


Urbanization Seminar Series

START
Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 06:00pm

END
Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 08:00pm

The Future of South Asia: A Landscape of Pluralism

Rahul Mehrotra, Professor and Chair, Department of Urban Planning and Design, Harvard Graduate School of Design
Chair: Hiteshkumar Hathi, Producer of NPR’s ‘Here and Now’

Co-sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Design

Watch this seminar here.


South Asia: The World’s Laboratory

South Asia: The World’s Laboratory

A special SAI event in New York City. Inquire for details:sainit@fas.harvard.edu

Home to nearly a sixth of humanity, the birthplace of many of the world’s great religions and philosophies, and now a hotbed for innovation and technological change, South Asia is truly the world’s laboratory, a space where we can experiment with the world’s most urgent challenges. Join leading academics from Harvard University in a discussion of the timely appeal of South Asia to the humanities—at the intersection of religion and civil society, ancient arts and cutting edge technologies. Our guest speakers will challenge you – Is Pakistan really Islamic? The Taj Mahal: What’s the Attraction? – and share with you the latest research and inquiry on South Asia from Harvard.


The United States in Asia: Five Media Perspectives

START
Mon, Mar 5, 2012 at 04:00pm

END
Mon, Mar 5, 2012 at 05:30pm

The Harvard University Asia Center and the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University present a forum on

The United States in Asia: Five Media Perspectives

With the participation of Nieman Fellows from Asia

Moderated by Arthur KleinmanEsther and Sidney Rabb Professor, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University and Professor of Medical Anthropology in Global Health and Social Medicine and Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School.

Wu Nan, The Wall Street Journal (China)
Rema Nagarajan, The Times of India (India)
Akiko Sugaya, Journalist and “Media Education” Author (Japan)
Pir Zubair Shah, The New York Times (Pakistan)
John Nery, Philippine Daily Inquirer (the Phillipines)

Co-sponsored by the South Asia Initiative, the Fairbank Center, and the Reischauser Institute


The Social and Political Cost of Inaction

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

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

VENUE
Harvard School of Public Health

ADDRESS
Harvard School of Public Health
Kresge 502
677 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA

Amartya Sen, Thomas W. Lamont University Professor and Professor of Economics and Philosophy, Harvard University
Anthony Lake, UNICEF Executive Director
Facilitated by Jacqueline Bhabha, Jeremiah Smith, Jr. Lecturer in Law, Harvard Law School and Lecturer on Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

Sponsored by the FXB Center at Harvard, co-sponsored in part by SAI


The Kite Runner

START
Thu, Aug 2, 2012 at 05:15pm

END
Fri, Apr 5, 2013 at 07:00pm

Directed by Marc Forster, United States

Amir returns to Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble. The story is set against a backdrop of tumultuous events, from the fall of the monarchy in Afghanistan through the Soviet invasion, the mass exodus of Afghan refugees to Pakistan and the United States, and the Taliban regime.