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SAI Event Region : Afghanistan


Global Health Seminar Series

START
Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 04:30pm

END
Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 06:00pm

VENUE
FXB Building, Room G13
Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health

ADDRESS
FXB Building, Room G13
Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health
651 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA

What is mhealth? Its Future and Its Implications

Michael Frost, Director, JSI Center for mHealth, Technical Advisor, USAID Deliver Project

Joel D. Selanikio, MD, FAAP, CEO and co-founder, DataDyne.org, Assistant Professor, Georgetown University Department of Pediatrics

Patricia Mechael, Executive Director, mHealth Alliance, United Nations Foundation

Chair: Marc Mitchell, Lecturer on Global Health, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health; D-Tree International

**Please note that this event is now at the Harvard School of Public Health**



Chaat / SAI Welcome Back Party

START
Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 04:30pm

END
Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 06:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South Concourse
Harvard University

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

Harvard students and faculty, start the school year off right with SAI’s Chaat Party! Meet representatives from student groups across Harvard that focus on South Asia, learn about SAI’s internship and funding opportunities, and enjoy delicious South Asia food!


Big Ideas on South Asia

START
Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 12:00pm

END
Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 02:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S020 Belfer
Harvard University

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

Conversations with the South Asia Institute’s Graduate Student Associates

 

In this luncheon discussion,* advanced doctoral students from across Harvard’s graduate schools will share key insights from their research on South Asia. Each panelist will present for 10-minutes, followed by discussion with the audience.

12:00 noon – Panel 1: Religion, Education, Nationalism

Nationalism in Education: How political agendas influence national identity through Pakistani schools (Mariam Chughtai, HGSE)

Sensing the Unseen: How students at a Pakistani madrasah come to believe in Sufi saints (Bilal Malik, HGSE)

12:45 pm – Panel 2: Rights, Categories and the State

The Right to Property and Economic Development in India (Namita Wahi, HLS)

Why Food? Thinking about hunger, rights, and the state in India (Benjamin Siegel, History)

“Special Care for Special People”: Health care and categories after Bhopal (Bridget Hanna, Anthropology)

The Origin of the Forest, Private Property, and the State: The Political life of India’s Forest Rights Act (Anand Vaidya, Anthropology)

*Note: Lunch provided. For additional event information, contact: bridget.hanna@gmail.com, malik@post.harvard.edu


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


Big Ideas: Conversations with SAI’s Graduate Student Associates

START
Thu, May 3, 2012 at 01:00pm

END
Thu, May 3, 2012 at 03:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S020 Belfer
Harvard University

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

RELIGION, MEANING AND BELIEF IN MEDIEVAL AND CONTEMPORARY SOUTH ASIAN SOCIETIES
“Social Justice in Islamicate South Asia: Ismat Chughtai’s Cosmopolitan Struggle”
Sadaf Jaffer, Doctoral Candidate in the Indo-Muslim Culture program at the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations

“Producing Islam – Belief, Practice, & Politics at an Islamic Seminary (Madrasa) in Pakistan”
Bilal A. Malik , Ed.D. candidate, Harvard Graduate School of Education

“Muhibb Allah Ilahabadi: A Seventeenth Century Sufi, and Why Every South Asianist Should Care About Him”
Shankar Nair, PhD candidate in the Committee on the Study of Religion

“Rethinking the Role of Religion in Premodern South Asia”
Harpreet Singh, PhD candidate in the Committee on the Study of Religion

LAND, LAW, URBANIZATION AND DEVELOPMENT IN SOUTH ASIA
“Urbanization without cities: Land conflicts along inter-urban highways in India”
Sai Balakrishnan, PhD Candidate in Urban Planning, Graduate School of Design

“A Socio-Legal History of the Right to Property in India”
Namita Wahi, S.J.D. Candidate, Harvard Law School


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