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SAI Event Region : Pakistan


Webinar: Incident Command

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Wed, Oct 1, 2014 from 08:30am — 10:00am

Shawn D’Andrea, MD, Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Fellow, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative South Asia is particularly vulnerable to disasters, from terrorist attacks, to floodings, to earthquakes that can affect large populations. In order to address these humanitarian crises, the fundamentals of mass casualty management are critical. This seminar will teach incident command, which is a […]

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Dictatorship and Development: The Dilemma of the Left in Pakistan, 1950s-1960s

WHEN
Fri, Nov 7, 2014 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

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

South Asia Without Borders Seminar Atiya Khan, SAI Aman Fellow Chair: Asad Ahmed, Assistant Professor, Social Anthropology Program, Harvard University In the midst of a massive political upheaval in the late 1950s, when the ruling party, the Muslim League, was riven with an internal crisis and leftist groups had forged their alliances in the form […]

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The Wakhis at musical crossroads of Tajikistan and Pakistan

WHEN
Wed, Oct 1, 2014 at 01:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S153
Harvard University

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

SAI South Asia Without Border Seminar Richard Wolf, Department of Music and South Asian Studies, Harvard University Cosponsored with the Harvard Committee on Inner Asian and Altaic Studies

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The Struggle for Pakistan: A Muslim Homeland and Global Politics

WHEN
Wed, Dec 3, 2014 from 05:00pm — 06:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S050
Harvard University

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

SAI Book Talk Ayesha Jalal, Mary Richardson Professor of History, Director, Center for South Asian and Indian Ocean Studies, Tufts University Discussant: Atiya Khan, SAI Aman Fellow Chair: Ali Asani, Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures, Faculty of Arts and Sciences; Director, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program Cosponsored by the Prince Alwaleed […]

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Love, War & Other Longings

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Fri, Oct 31, 2014 - Sun, Nov 2, 2014

Pakistani Film Festival Cosponsored by the Brown University India Initiative    Fri Oct 31: Hallow’s Eve: Chainsaw Spatter 6:00 pm Zibaah Khana (77minutes) Sat Nov 1: Saint’s Day: Directors in Conversation 11:20 am A Brief History of Pakistani Cinema Lecture by Iftikhar Dadi 12:00 pm Josh (104 minutes) 2:00 pm Q+A with Josh Director, Iram Parveen […]

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Insurgencies and Counterinsurgencies in South Asia: Through a Peacebuilding Lens

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Tue, Sep 9, 2014 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S050
Harvard University

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

SAI Book Talk Moeed Yusuf, Editor of Pakistan’s Counterterrorism Challenge and Director of South Asia Programs at the US Institute of Peace Chair: Adil Najam, Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University Dr.Yusuf has studied counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency responses in many countries including Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, and Nepal and other non-South Asian countries. In his talk, […]

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Chaat Welcome Back Party

WHEN
Mon, Sep 8, 2014 from 05:00pm — 07:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South Concourse
Harvard University

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

Celebrate the start of the school year with the Harvard South Asia Institute (SAI)! Enjoy delicious food from all over South Asia. Meet representatives from student groups across Harvard that focus on South Asia. Learn about SAI’s internship and funding opportunities.   If you are interested in representing your South Asia focused student group at […]

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Summer Film Series: Josh (Against the Grain)

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Thu, Jul 24, 2014 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

Fatima, a committed schoolteacher living the cosmopolitan high life in Karachi, has her life shattered when her nanny, Nusrat, inexplicably disappears. Josh is the story of Fatima’s search, despite the warning of her friends and family, for a dangerous truth in Nusrat’s feudal village. Musically intense and colorfully raw, JOSH takes a sneak peek inside […]

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Mangoes, Alice and the Missing Baloch: A conversation with Pakistani writer and journalist Mohammed Hanif

WHEN
Fri, Jan 31, 2014 from 05:00pm — 06:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

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

South Asia Institute Book Talk Mohammed Hanif, Pakistani writer and journalist Abhijit Banerjee,  Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics, MIT A book sale will follow the event.   

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Magnificent Delusions: Pakistan, the United States, and an Epic History of Misunderstanding

WHEN
Mon, Mar 10, 2014 from 05:00pm — 06:30pm

VENUE
Thompson Room
Barker Center

ADDRESS
Thompson Room
Barker Center
12 Quincy St
Cambridge, MA 02138

SAI Book Talk Husain Haqqani, Director of the Center of International Relations; Professor of the Practice of International Relations, Boston University; Former Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States Shuja Nawaz, Director of the South Asia Center at the Atlantic Council  Chair: Asim Khwaja, Sumitomo-Foundation for Advanced Studies on International Development Professor of International Finance […]

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South Asia Regionalism: Workshops on Shared Challenges, and the Way Forward

WHEN
Thu, Apr 24, 2014 - Fri, Apr 25, 2014

VENUE
Charles Hotel

ADDRESS
Charles Hotel
1 Bennett St
Cambridge, MA 02138

SAI Annual Symposium As part of its Annual Symposium, SAI is hosting a series of workshops on April 24 and 25 to highlight ongoing faculty research projects supported by SAI. Thursday, April 24, 2014: Mobile Technology, 8:30 am – 11:00 am Disasters and Mental Health, 11:15 am – 1:45 pm The Contemporary South Asian City, […]

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