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SAI Event Region : Bangladesh


Summer Film Series: Ontorjatra

WHEN
Thu, Jul 25, 2013 from 05:30pm — 08:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium S010
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium S010
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Ontorjatra (‘The Inner Journey’) is a 2006 Bangla film exploring complex issues of identity and dislocation in a diaspora world. A divorced mother and her son return to Bangladesh after 15 years in London after the ex-husband’s sudden death and funeral. The story follows the transforming experience of the mother and son as they come […]

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The United States in Asia: Five Media Perspectives

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 Kleinman, Esther and Sidney Rabb Professor, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University and Professor of Medical Anthropology in Global Health and Social Medicine and Professor […]

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The Social and Political Cost of Inaction

WHEN
Thu, Dec 8, 2011 from 04:00pm — 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

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Summer Film Series: Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam

WHEN
Thu, Jul 18, 2013 at 05:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium S010
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium S010
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam is a based on a Bengali novel by Bimal Mitra, providing a glimpse into the fall of feudalism in Bengal during the era of the British Raj. The film explores a platonic relationship between the lonely and beautiful wife of an aristocrat and a hard-working, part-time servant. The film has been […]

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South Asia Without Borders Seminar Series

WHEN
Fri, Mar 23, 2012 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

VENUE
CGIS Knafel, K262
Harvard University

ADDRESS
1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138

Faith, Loyalty, Status: Mughal-era Perspectives on Elite Rajput Conversions to Islam Chaired by Parimal Patil, Professor, Department of South Asian Studies, Harvard University Ramya Srinivasan, Associate Professor, South Asia Studies, University of Pennsylvania Co-Sponsored by the Department of South Asian Studies.

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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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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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South Asia Without Borders Seminar Series

WHEN
Fri, Feb 8, 2013 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

VENUE
CGIS Knafel, K262
Harvard University

ADDRESS
1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138

EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW – To be rescheduled! History Off Center: Writing from the Margins of Empire Allison Busch, Associate Professor, Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies, Columbia University Chair: Parimal Patil, Professor of Religion and Indian Philosophy, Chair of the Department of South Asian Studies, Harvard University The historiography of the Mughal Empire (1526-1857) […]

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South Asia Book Talk Series

WHEN
Mon, Oct 24, 2011 from 05:30pm — 07:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

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

Dead Reckoning: Memories of the 1971 Bangladesh War by Sarmila Bose Chair: Richard Cash, Senior Lecturer on Global Health, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health Comments by Dina Mahnaz Siddiqi, Visiting Associate Professor, Women and Gender Studies Program, Hunter College, CUNY

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