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Data in Crises: Discussions on Climate Migration Driven by Disasters

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Thu, Dec 8, 2022 from 11:00am — 12:00pm

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Online via Zoom

Register Here South Asia, home to two billion people, has experienced devastating extreme weather events in the past decade – even more so than it has historically. Heatwaves, floods, and cyclones across Bangladesh, India, Neha and Pakistan have resulted in mass and billions of dollars of damage. As the frequency and intensity of these events […]

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Digital Emerging Countries: Big nations, inward-looking strategy, and leapfrog in the Global South

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Fri, Oct 28, 2022 from 11:00am — 12:30pm

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Common Room #136, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

In India, three-wheeled motorcycle drivers take orders from UBER, and in an inland Chinese village, telemedicine is becoming more prevalent. Meanwhile, in Cape Town, South Africa, female engineers are developing a business plan for a mobile application. Today, digitalization has increasingly surpassed emerging economies.

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Workshop and Lecture with Professor Chander Shekhar

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Mon, Oct 3, 2022 from 03:00pm — 07:00pm

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Barker Center 110 (Thompson Room)

Professor Chander Shekhar teaches in the Department of Persian at the University of Delhi. For a number of years he was the Director of the Lal Bahadur Shastri Centre for Indian Culture in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. He is the author of numerous books and articles on Indo-Persian literature and codicology. He has edited many Persian texts on poetry, history, and the book arts.

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Book Launch: “The 1947 Partition of British India: Forced Migration and Its Reverberations”

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Wed, Nov 16, 2022 at 05:00pm

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Belfer Room (S020), CGIS South

This discussion will mark the in-region release of this book on Partition and provides an opportunity to reflect on how this massive event has shaped the subcontinent’s cultural, economic, political and social dimensions including architecture, art, demographics, language, and music.

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Reflections on Interpretation and Serving in the Judiciary

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Mon, Sep 19, 2022 at 04:30pm

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Milstein West AB at Wasserstein Hall (second floor), Harvard Law School

4:30-5:30 p.m. Please register for this event here by 2 p.m. on Monday, September 19. Seating will be limited though some overflow space will be available. Featuring Syed Mansoor Ali Shah (Justice, Supreme Court of Pakistan) and Stephen Breyer (Byrne Professor of Administrative Law and Process, Harvard Law School; former Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the […]

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Exploring Asia-Africa Partnerships: Nuances of India’s Approaches and Situating the China Factor

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Mon, Apr 18, 2022 from 09:00am — 10:30am

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Webinar

India’s contemporary relationships with countries in Africa are being reimagined at a time when China’s multi-dimensional engagement with the region has deepened significantly. There is a need to examine these developments from diverse, cross-sectoral perspectives and go beyond the linear narratives.

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Global Political Thought Annual Conference

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Fri, Apr 8, 2022 at 09:00am —
Sat, Apr 9, 2022

Register to attend online or in person Below is a selection of presentations that includes the keynote and LMSAI’s affiliated faculty. View the full conference schedule here. Friday, April 8: Lunch: 12:00-1:15 PM (Brazilian cuisine) | Boylston Hall 110 (Fong Auditorium) AGPT Spring 2022 seminar, Prof. Durba Mitra: “Third World Women and the Rise of the […]

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Decarbonizing India’s Energy Economy

Register for the Decarbonizing India’s Energy Economy talk Speaker: Professor Michael B. McElroy, Gilbert Butler Professor of Environmental Studies at Harvard University and Chair of the Harvard-China Project on Energy, Economy and Environment India, the second most populous country on the planet, has enormous energy demands. It is investing billions in renewable power, with the goal of […]

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CoSTAR Public Talk: Collaborative Conservation

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Tue, Mar 22, 2022 at 09:30am

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Webinar

Register for the CoSTAR Public Talk In Fall 2022, the Harvard Art Museums will present Funerary Portraits from Roman Egypt: Facing Forward, an exhibition on funerary portraits, often referred to as ‘mummy portraits’, from Roman Egypt. This exhibition has broken new ground for the museums in the composition of its curatorial team, comprised of conservators, […]

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Book Talk: Micro-Institutional Foundations of Capitalism– Sectoral Pathways to Globalization in China, India, and Russia

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Thu, Apr 7, 2022 from 12:00pm — 01:00pm

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Webinar

Register here to join the Talk. 12:00 pm – 1 pm ET   Join us for a book talk with Roselyn Hsueh, Temple University Associate Professor of Political Science and author of the forthcoming “Micro-Institutional Foundations of Capitalism: Sectoral Pathways to Globalization in China, India, and Russia” (Cambridge University Press, 2022). Hsueh will discuss how her book’s […]

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Implications: Regional Perspectives on the US Withdrawal from Afghanistan

Register for the talk An Asia Beyond the Headlines Seminar Series  Panelists:  Shirin Jaafari, Reporter, The World, USA   Shubhanga Pandey, Chief Editor, Himal Southasian, Sri Lanka  Nasim Zehra, Author/Columnist; National Security Expert; Senior Anchor/Analyst, Channel 24, Pakistan  Moderator:  James Robson, James C. Kralik, and Yunli Lou Professor, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations; […]

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