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SAI Event Topic : Book Talks and Films

Global Literature Book Group: Behind the Beautiful Forevers

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Mon, Mar 31, 2014 from 07:00pm — 08:00pm

Discussant: Shankar Ramaswami, South Asia Institute South Asian Studies Postdoctoral Fellow Join the Harvard Global Health Institute and the South Asia Institute in a live webinar discussion for K-12 educators of Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo. Annawadi is a makeshift settlement in the shadow of luxury hotels near the Mumbai airport, and as India starts to prosper, […]

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Film Preview: Rehaai

WHEN
Tue, Mar 25, 2014 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

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

Film Screening: 4:00PM – 4:30PM; Q&A with Director: 4:30PM – 5:30PM Roshaneh Zafar, Managing Director, Kashf Foundation  Chair: Asim Khwaja, Sumitomo-Foundation for Advanced Studies on International Development Professor of International Finance and Development, Harvard Kennedy School Kashf Foundation is the one of the leading micro-finance providers in Pakistan, with special outreach to women headed businesses. Rehaii, is […]

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Shamans of the Blind Country

WHEN
Tue, Apr 15, 2014 from 06:00pm — 08:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S010

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S010
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA

SAI Film Screening Part 1: April 14, 5:30 PM, Tsai Auditorium, CGIS S010, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA Part 2: April 15, 6:00 PM, Lecture Hall, Sackler Museum, 485 Broadway, Cambridge, MA Michael Oppitz, Professor emeritus of ethnography, University of Zurich & former director of the Ethnographic Museum Chair:Jinah Kim, Assistant Professor, Department of History of Art […]

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Gandhi Before India

WHEN
Tue, Apr 29, 2014 at 07:00pm

VENUE
Harvard Book Store

ADDRESS
Harvard Book Store
1256 Mass Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138

SAI Book Talk Ramachandra Guha, Author and Independent Scholar Pratap Bhanu Mehta, President of the Centre for Policy Research; Associate Professor of Government and of Social Studies, Harvard University Cosponsored with the Harvard Book Store Harvard Book Store welcomes award-winning author RAMACHANDRA GUHA and President of the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi, PRATAP BHANU MEHTA for a discussion of Guha’s new book Gandhi Before India. […]

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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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The Warrior State: Pakistan in the Contemporary World

WHEN
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

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

SAI Book Talk T.V Paul, James McGill Professor of International Relations, Department of Political Science, McGill University Chair: Asad Ahmed, Assistant Professor, Social Anthropology Program, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University Seemingly from its birth, Pakistan has teetered on the brink of becoming a failed state. Today, it ranks 133rd out of 148 countries in global […]

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Film Screening: Red Ant Dream

WHEN
Wed, Mar 26, 2014 from 04:30pm — 07:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S020 Belfer
Harvard University

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


VENUE
Science Center Hall E

ADDRESS
Science Center Hall E
1 Oxford St
Cambridge, MA

South Asia Institute Film Event Film Screening: 4:30PM – 6:30PM; Q&A with Director: 6:30PM – 7:00PM Sanjay Kak, Indian Documentary Filmmaker Chair: Ajantha Subramanian, Professor, Social Anthropology Program, Harvard University ‘Let us declare that the state of war does exist and shall exist’, the revolutionary patriot Bhagat Singh had said almost a hundred years ago, […]

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Film Screening: The Good Road

WHEN
Mon, Dec 9, 2013 from 05:00pm — 07:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S010

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S010
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA

South Asia Institute Film Event Gyan Correa, Director Vikramaditya Khanna, Bruce W. Nichols Visiting Professor of Law, Harvard Law School The Good Road is India’s entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 2014 86th Academy Awards. 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm: Film Screening 6:30 pm – 7:00: Discussion and Q and A with audience, moderated by Vikram Khanna. […]

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The Refugees of Shangri-La

WHEN
Thu, Oct 24, 2013 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S020 Belfer
Harvard University

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

South Asia Institute Film Event Doria Bramante, Film Producer, Advisory Board member, International Campaign for Human Rights in Bhutan Narad M. Adhikari, Human rights activist, Board member, International Campaign for Human Rights in Bhutan Suraj Budathoki, Founder and Coordinator, International Campaign for Human Rights in Bhutan Chair: Kevin Caffrey, Lecturer, Committee on Degrees in Social […]

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