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SAI Event Region : Pakistan


Film Event: Saving Face

WHEN
Thu, Oct 4, 2012 from 05:30pm — 07:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S020 Belfer
Harvard University

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

2012 Academy Award for Documentary, Short Subject Directed by Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy & Daniel Junge Every year, hundreds of people- mostly women- are attacked with acid in Pakistan.Saving Face follows several of these survivors, their fight for justice, and a London-based reconstructive surgeon who has returned to his homeland of Pakistan to help them restore their […]

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Food Security in Pakistan: Challenges and Way Forward

WHEN
Fri, Nov 9, 2012 from 03:00pm — 04:30pm

VENUE
CGIS Knafel, K354
Harvard University

ADDRESS
1737 Cambridge Street,
Cambridge, MA

Najam Ahmed Shah, Additional Secretary in Government of Punjab, served as the Director/CEO of the Food Directorate prior to coming to USA on Eisenhower Fellowships* last month. The Punjab Food Directorate is responsible for food security for 9 million people of Punjab and oversees the operations, finances, procurement, storage, and sale and export of millions of […]

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DAIRA

WHEN
Thu, Jul 11, 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

DAIRA (“Circle”) is a 2002 Pakistani movie based on the international bestseller Moth Smoke, authored by Mohsin Hamid. Set in Lahore, DAIRA is a film about givings and misgivings, love and deceit, or as Hamid puts it, the “cooled” and the “uncooled.” It is a story of the vicious circle of love, lust, longing, and […]

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Chaat / SAI Welcome Back Party

WHEN
Fri, Sep 28, 2012 from 04:30pm — 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!

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Big Ideas on South Asia

WHEN
Thu, Apr 4, 2013 from 12:00pm — 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: […]

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Annual SAI Symposium

WHEN
Thu, Apr 26, 2012 from 09:00am — 05:00am

Health in South Asia: Lessons for and from the World On April 26th and 27th, South Asia Initiative at Harvard University held its second annual symposium, focusing on Health in South Asia: Lessons for and from the World. The conference brought together global experts with deep research, implementation and policy experience to learn and find […]

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Water and Climate Change Seminar Series

WHEN
Fri, Feb 25, 2011 from 12:30pm — 02:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S020 Belfer
Harvard University

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

Indus River Basin Research: Emerging Challenges and Directions James Wescoat, Aga Khan Professor of Architecture, MIT Chaired by John Briscoe, Professor of the Practice of Environmental Health, HSPH; Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Environmental Engineering, SEAS

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Water and Climate Change

WHEN
Fri, Feb 11, 2011 from 12:30pm — 02:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S050
Harvard University

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

How Climate in South Asia is Becoming a Water Issue Adil Najam, Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future; Professor of International Relations and Geography & Environment, Boston University Chaired by John Briscoe, Professor of the Practice of Environmental Health, HSPH; Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Environmental Engineering, […]

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South Asia Without Borders Seminar Series

WHEN
Fri, Sep 23, 2011 from 04:00pm — 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

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