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SAI Event Region : Bangladesh


SAI Spring Art Exhibition: Showcasing Research in South Asia Through Visual Arts

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Wed, Apr 4, 2018 at 04:00pm —
Mon, Apr 9, 2018

The SAI Spring Art Exhibition features 2D and 3D art and artifacts inspired by Harvard students who traveled to South Asia sponsored by Harvard SAI travel grants. Some highlights include children’s picture books written in the Indigenous languages of Chittagong Hill Tracts in Bangladesh, photographs of fallen mosques in Myanmar and candid photos of workers […]

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South Asia Without Borders Seminar: The Silk Road to South Asia: From Mongolia to Bangladesh

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Tue, Mar 27, 2018 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S153
Harvard University

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

Ancient records of early Buddhism, recovered from Tibet, identify five great centres of learning a thousand years after the birth of Prince Gautama Buddha. Of the five, two are amongst the four hundred Buddhist sites in Bangladesh; Somapura Mahavihara (Paharpur) and Jaggadala. These centers could not have thrived without patronage and proximity of the Silk Road which brought trade and Buddhism close together. Hasna will discuss a trip she took in 2015 and 2017 to Mongolia in search of a connection between Mongolia and India via Bangladesh. 

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The Dhaka Art Summit

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Fri, Feb 2, 2018 - Sat, Feb 10, 2018

Professor Sugata Bose, Gardiner Professor of Oceanic History and Affairs, Harvard University will be on two panel discussions at the Dhaka Arts Summit (DAS) in February 2018. The Dhaka Art Summit (DAS) is an international, non-commercial research and exhibition platform for art and architecture related to South Asia. With a core focus on Bangladesh, DAS re-examines how we think about these forms of art in both a regional and an international context.

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Crossroads Summer Program

The Crossroads Summer Program is a fully-funded introduction to Harvard and American university culture for students from the Indian subcontinent, the Middle East, and Africa, who are the first in their families to attend college and may also be facing challenging financial and social circumstances. Leading Harvard faculty will teach an intensive, multidisciplinary four-day curriculum in Dubai, for up to 60 accomplished, motivated youth.

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Workshop on the Liberal Arts in Higher Education

This is a forum for faculty, administrators, and leadership from universities across South Asia, the Middle East, and neighboring regions (Central Asia and East Asia) to explore ways in which universities may develop a liberal arts education program for undergraduate students, while fostering such objectives as sustainable development; social inclusion and peace; and cooperation across national boundaries among individuals, institutions, and governments. These goals are essential to addressing shared global challenges and to realizing opportunities to advance human well-being. Universities, as institutions that prepare future leadership of societies, have a unique role to play in the achievement of these goals, educating students as global citizens who can understand, value, and contribute to the common good.

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Summer Grant Opportunities Open House

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Thu, Jan 26, 2017 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

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

Come hear about SAI Summer Funding opportunities, including research and internship grants, and ask any last minute questions about the application process. Deadline to apply: February 15, 2017

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Urbanization in South Asia: Conversations from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh

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Mon, Oct 17, 2016 from 06:30pm — 08:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S050
Harvard University

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

Urbanization Seminar Dr. A Ravindra, Chairman, Institute for Social & Economic Change, Bangalore Adnan Morshed, Associate Professor at the School of Architecture and Planning, the Catholic University of America  Mubbashir Rizvi, Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology, Georgetown University Chair: Sai Balakrishnan, Assistant Professor in Urban Planning, Harvard University Graduate School of Design This panel brings together three urban scholars […]

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Summer Grant Opportunities Open House

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Tue, Jan 26, 2016 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

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

Come hear about SAI Summer Funding opportunities, including research and internship grants, and ask any last minute questions about the application process. Deadline to apply: February 17, 2016 Join the Facebook event.

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Using Cell Phones to Study Behavior: From Individuals to Entire Nations

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Tue, Sep 15, 2015 from 08:30am — 10:00am

Webinar Watch the live stream here. JP Onnela, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health Cell phones are no longer just a tool of communication – they are being used to improve the lives of billions of people. As the technology continues to improve, collecting behavioral data is getting easier and […]

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Clothes to Die For

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Thu, Sep 10, 2015 from 05:00pm — 07:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S010

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S010
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA

Film Screening and Discussion Zara Hayes, Director Ruth Barron, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School Chair: Jennifer Leaning, François-Xavier Bagnoud Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights, HSPH; Director, FXB Center for Health and Human Rights The collapse of the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh is the worst industrial disaster of the 21st century, […]

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Summer in South Asia: Pre-Departure Orientation

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Thu, Apr 30, 2015 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S050
Harvard University

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

This is an orientation for students who are traveling to South Asia in summer 2015, and will include travel tips and logistics, health and safety information, cultural introduction, and will provide an opportunity to meet other students who will be in the region. Food will be served! All Harvard Students traveling to South Asia in […]

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