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SAI Event Region : Pakistan




Water and Climate Change

START
Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 12:30pm

END
Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 02:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S050
Harvard University

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

Water Diplomacy in South Asia: Managing the Science, Policy and Politics of Water Networks through Negotiation

Shafiqul Islam, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, School of Engineering; Professor of Water Diplomacy, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
Bernard M. Gordon, Senior Faculty Fellow in Engineering; Tufts University
Chaired by John Briscoe, Professor of the Practice of Environmental Health, HSPH; Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Environmental Engineering, SEAS

Water Diplomacy in South Asia: Managing the Science, Policy and Politics of Water Networks through Negotiation fromSouth Asia Initiative on Vimeo.


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


Holy Kitchens Series: True Business

START
Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 05:00pm

END
Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 08:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium S010
Harvard University

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

A film about the Sikh culture of generosity and sharing through the tradition of their community kitchens.

 

Presented by Vikas Khanna, Michelin Starred Indian chef, restaurateur, food writer, film maker, humanitarian and the host of the TV Show MasterChef India.

Introduction by Harpreet Singh, College Fellow and member of faculty in the Department of South Asian Studies, Harvard University

Chair: Ali Asani, Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures, Chair, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, and Director, Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Islamic Studies Program

Co-sponsored by the South Asia Initiative, the Harvard Foundation, and the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Islamic Studies Program

Read more here.