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SAI Event Region : India


Movie Screening by IndiaGSD: India Untouched

START
Wed, Apr 4, 2018 at 06:00pm

END
Wed, Apr 4, 2018

VENUE
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

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

Even after 70 years of India’s emancipation it has remained plagued by the caste system and untouchability is its worst form of manifestation. Critically acclaimed director Stalin K looks at the insidious ways in which the social marginalization of a quarter of India’s population is sustained with the collusion of state agencies.      

 

[read more on IMDb http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1552060/plotsummary?ref_=tt_ov_pl


South Asia Without Borders Seminar: Citizenship of the Outcastes

START
Tue, Apr 3, 2018 at 12:00pm

END
Tue, Apr 3, 2018 at 02:00pm

The panel will discuss conceptions of “citizenship” in India as related to caste and indigeneity. The discussion will be an opportunity to explore the ways that citizenship and belonging have been constructed through exclusion and marginalization based on social, political, and ethnic lines.

Rajyashri Goody, Visiting Artist, The Lakshmi Mittal South Asia Institute, Harvard University

Suraj Yengde, W.E.B. Du Bois Nonresident fellow, Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, Harvard University; Research Associate, Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University

Raile Rocky Ziipao, Arvind Raghunathan and Sribala Subramanian South Asia Visiting Fellow, The Lakshmi Mittal South Asia Institute, Harvard University

Moderator: Sai Balakrishnan, Assistant Professor of Urban Planning, Harvard Graduate School of Design

Lunch will be provided.

Co-sponsored by the Committee on Ethnicity Migration and Rights (EMR) and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.


Human Origin, Health and Disease: Genomic Perspectives

START
Tue, Mar 27, 2018 at 06:00pm

END
Tue, Mar 27, 2018 at 07:30pm

VENUE
New Delhi

Dr. K. Thangaraj is a Senior Principal Scientist and Group Leader at the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad. His main research interests are the origin of modern humans, cardiovascular diseases, mitochondrial disorders, male infertility, sex determination, forensic genetics and the Genetic basis of Ayurveda prakritis.


Reviving Public-Private Partnerships in India: Highways Leading the Way

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Thu, Mar 22, 2018 at 06:00pm

END
Thu, Mar 22, 2018 at 07:30pm

Mr. Rohit Kumar Singh is a Board Member (Finance) of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), which has a budget of USD 17 billion. He is also the CEO and Managing Director of the operations arm of the Indian Highway Management Company Ltd. Mr. Singh served as the Joint Secretary to the Government for 5 years and was responsible for the policy planning of PPPs in National Highways.


The Lakshmi Mittal SAI India Office Official Opening

START
Fri, Mar 16, 2018 at 06:00pm

END
Fri, Mar 16, 2018 at 07:00pm

COST   Free

To launch the official opening, The Lakshmi Mittal South Asia Institute (SAI), Harvard University, India Office will be hosting a series of events in March and April. For the opening celebration, Mark Elliott, Vice Provost of International Affairs at Harvard, will perform a ribbon cutting at the new office space in New Delhi.


1947 Partition of British India

START
Thu, Mar 8, 2018 at 06:00pm

END
Thu, Mar 8, 2018 at 07:30pm

VENUE
N. Delhi

To launch the official opening, The Lakshmi Mittal South Asia Institute (SAI), Harvard University, India Office will be hosting a series of events in March and April. For the first event, feminist historian Uma Chakravarti and feminist publisher Urvashi Butalia will give a seminar on Partition.



Joint Seminar on South Asian Politics Series: Is Nationalism a Democratic Resource? Evidence from India and Malaysia

START
Fri, Feb 23, 2018 at 02:00pm

END
Fri, Feb 23, 2018

VENUE
Watson Institute at Brown University

ADDRESS
Watson Institute at Brown University
111 Thayer Street
Providence, RI

As part of the Joint Seminar on South Asian Politics series, Dr. Maya Tudor will use evidence from India and Malaysia to discuss the origins of stable, democratic and effective states across the developing world.


Colossus: Delhi in Theory

START
Wed, Mar 28, 2018 at 06:00pm

END
Wed, Mar 28, 2018 at 07:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

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

India’s National Capital Region now includes parts of four states and about 30 million people. It is in the vanguard of global urban change of a particular type—the rise of the colossal metropolis. What do we know and can say about its spatial structure (and change) and social structure (and change)? How well does existing “urban theory” prepare us for Delhi? To what extent does Delhi prepare us for a new “urban theory”? How much of it is global, how much Indian, and how much just Delhi itself?


Non-Caste Societies, Epistemology, and Challenges in India: A Tribal Indian’s Perspective

START
Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 06:00pm

END
Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 08:00pm

As part of the Ambedkar Lecture Series, Dr. Raile Rocky Ziipao (Raghunathan Family Fellow, The Lakshmi Mittal South Asia Institute, Harvard University; Member, Tribal Intellectual Collective India) will speak on the topic of “Non-Caste Societies, Epistemology, and Challenges in India: A Tribal Indians Perspective.”



B4 Valedictory Event in Bangalore

START
Sat, Dec 23, 2017 at 02:00pm

END
Sat, Dec 23, 2017 at 05:00pm

B4’s intensive two-week workshop on Genomic Applications in Healthcare & Translational Research will culminate in a valedictory event featuring a key note by Dr. VijayRaghavan (Secretary of Department of Biotechnology, India.)