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SAI Event Topic : Arts Initiative

Art, Aesthetics, and Politics: A conversation with T.M. Krishna

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Mon, Oct 3, 2022 at 06:00pm

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CGIS South, S020 Belfer
Harvard University

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

What is the role of art in deeply unequal societies? Are aesthetics political? Can artists challenge dominant orders? Please join us for a conversation between eminent Carnatic vocalist and activist T.M. Krishna

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South Asian Narratives: Reclaiming and Retelling

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Tue, Mar 29, 2022 at 05:30pm

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Webinar

Register for this event Each year, the Mittal Institute’s Visiting Artist Fellowship welcomes mid-career artists from South Asia to Harvard’s campus to engage with Harvard faculty and students, to participate in art exhibitions, and to perform research using Harvard’s intellectual resources to further their art practice. On Tuesday, March 29th, the Mittal Institute will host […]

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Visiting Artist Fellowship Virtual Art Exhibition: Women in South Asia: Expectations, Burdens and Obligations

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Mon, Nov 8, 2021 from 05:30pm — 06:30pm

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Online

Register for this talk Each year, the Mittal Institute’s Visiting Artist Fellowship (VAF) welcomes mid-career artists from South Asia to Harvard’s campus to engage with Harvard faculty and students, to participate in art exhibitions, and to perform research using Harvard’s intellectual resources to further their art practice. On November 8, the Mittal Institute will host a […]

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Art Walk: Liminal Worlds by Sunanda Khajuria

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Sat, Sep 11, 2021 from 05:00pm — 07:00pm

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Art Heritage, 205, Tansen Marg, Triveni Kala Sangam, Mandi House, New Delhi, Delhi 110001

5:00-7:00PM IST RSVP here by 4pm Friday, Sept 10 The Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute in association with the Harvard Club of India is hosting an immersive art walk at the exhibition themed, Liminal Worlds, featuring the artwork of a former Visiting Artist Fellow at Harvard University, Sunanda Khajuria. Explore the transient, dream-like […]

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Entangled Histories: The Bamiyan Buddhas—Past, Present, and Future

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Wed, Sep 22, 2021 from 07:00pm — 08:15pm

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Webinar

Register for the talk Western scholarship has focused on the monumental sculptures in Afghanistan’s Bamiyan Valley as Buddhas created in the late sixth and early seventh centuries. This lecture tells an alternative story based on Islamic sources from the tenth to the twentieth century, which saw these sculptures not as Buddhas but as legendary heroes […]

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Art and Science of Heritage Conservation: Finding the Right Balance, Part 2

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Thu, Dec 17, 2020 from 09:00am — 10:15am

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Webinar

Join via Zoom: https://harvard.zoom.us/j/92896152942 Join via YouTube: https://youtu.be/ekNo4vZwkLA 6:00–7:15 AM PT // 9:00 AM–10:15 AM ET // 7:00–8:15 PM PKT // 7:30–8:45 PM IST // 8:00–9:45 PM BST This event is the second in a 2-part series. View Part 1 here. As part of the Mittal Institute’s Program for Conservation of Culture, this webinar will […]

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Art and Science of Heritage Conservation: Finding the Right Balance, Part 1

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Thu, Dec 10, 2020 from 11:00am — 12:15pm

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Webinar

Join via Zoom: https://harvard.zoom.us/j/92896152942 Join via YouTube: https://youtu.be/sr9oSHiX62I 8:00–9:15 AM PT // 11:00 AM–12:15 PM ET // 9:00–10:15 PM PKT // 9:30–10:45 PM IST // 10:00–11:45 PM BST This event is the first in a 2-part series. View Part 2 here. As part of the Mittal Institute’s Program for Conservation of Culture, this webinar will […]

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Until the Lions: Echoes from the Mahabharata Book Talk

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Mon, Dec 2, 2019 from 04:30pm — 06:00pm

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CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

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

Speaker: Karthika Naïr, Author and Poet Moderator: Parimal Patil, Professor of Religion and Indian Philosophy, Harvard University In Until the Lions, Karthika Naïr retells the Mahabharata through the embodied voices of women and marginal characters, so often conquered and destroyed throughout history. She captures the richness and complexity of the Mahabharata, while illuminating lives buried […]

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Nepal Mandala Symposium

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Thu, Dec 5, 2019 at 05:30pm —
Sat, Dec 7, 2019

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Sackler 029 Lecture Hall

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Sackler 029 Lecture Hall
485 Broadway
Cambridge, MA ‎

Symposium Schedule

Opening Keynote Panel with Dharma and Punya Curators
Thursday, December 5
5:30 – 6:30pm
Lecture Hall, Lower Level, 485 Broadway, Cambridge
Reception: 6:30 – 7:30pm, HAA Living Room, 4th floor
485 Broadway, Cambridge

Symposium
Friday, December 6
8:00am – 6:00pm
Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy St, Cambridge

Dharma and Punya Exhibition Group Visit*
Saturday, December 7
10:00am – 3:00pm
Iris B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery, College of the Holy Cross
*Space limited, pre-registration required

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Art Exhibition: Exploring Identity Through a Contemporary South Asian Lens

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Tue, Oct 15, 2019 from 06:00pm — 08:00pm

Our Fall 2019 Visiting Artist Fellows, Sagar Chhetri from Nepal and Sakshi Gupta from India, will exhibit their artwork to provide creative commentary on identity today in South Asia. During the reception, both Chhetri and Gupta will present their work and engage in a discussion with the audience. Snacks will be served at the October 15 opening reception!

Eclipse, Sagar Chhetri
At the Still Point of the Turning World, Sakshi Gupta

The exhibition will be available for viewing between October 15, 2019 and November 26, 2019 on the fourth floor of CGIS South. The opening reception will take place on October 15, 2019.

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