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Transforming Education: The Story of Pratham Education Foundation

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Mon, Oct 2, 2023 from 05:00pm — 07:00pm

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Gutman Library Conference Room G-1-2-3 (6 Appian Way, Cambridge, MA, 02138)

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Transforming Education: The Story of Pratham Education Foundation Register here to join the discussion! This event is organized by Harvard Graduate School of Education and is a panel discussion led by Professor Dr. Fernando Reimers, Ford Foundation Professor of the Practice of International Education, with Dr. Rukmini Banerji (CEO, Pratham Education Foundation) and Dr. Madhav […]

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South Asia in Translation: Geography, Memory, and Textuality

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Thu, Oct 5, 2023 at 02:00pm —
Fri, Oct 6, 2023 at 04:30pm

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Seminar Hall 1 & 2, India International Centre (Main Building), New Delhi, and on Zoom

Organized by the Lakshmi Mittal South Asia Institute at Harvard University in collaboration with National Translation Mission, CIIL, Mysore, the conference aims to study South Asia through the themes of translation, geography, and memory and place translation within the framework of the geographical settings in which knowledge and power were transacted. The conversations during the two-day conference will unravel the intertwined narratives of land, conquest, memory, and translation as found in the textual traditions of the subcontinent. The conference will also contribute to an understanding of translation as a key tool in studying the evolving geographies and ecologies of South Asia.

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Asia and Russia’s War on Ukraine

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Thu, Apr 27, 2023 from 12:00pm — 03:30pm

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S010, Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA

Asia Beyond the Headlines Seminar Hybrid Event In-person attendees, register at https://forms.gle/zntgppbURiWLKch87 Remote attendees via Zoom, register at https://tinyurl.com/395bma7x How does Asia respond to Russia’s war on Ukraine? And what are the implications for Asian security and stability? While Japan and South Korea have sided with the West and supported Ukraine, China, and North Korea are deepening […]

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Spirits of the Himalayas: A Conversation with the Artist and Curator

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Mon, Mar 6, 2023 from 06:00pm — 07:30pm

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CGIS South, S020 Belfer
Harvard University

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

Tsherin Sherpa, artist John Henry Rice, E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Curator of South Asian and Islamic Art at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Chaired and Moderated by Jinah Kim, George P. Bickford Professor of Indian and South Asian Art, Department of History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University Tsherin Sherpa’s work is currently on […]

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Wealth and Politics in Asia

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Wed, Mar 22, 2023 from 04:00pm — 06:00pm

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Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall

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Fong Auditorium
Boylston Hall
Harvard Yard
Cambridge, MA

Harvard-Yenching Institute Annual Roundtable Reception to follow Co-sponsored with the Mittal South Asia Institute, the Asia Center and the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies Panelists: Yuen Yuen Ang, Alfred Chandler Chair of Political Economy, Johns Hopkins University Yasheng Huang, Epoch Foundation Professor of International Management, MIT Sloan School of Management Devesh Kapur, Starr Foundation Professor […]

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Sound Economics can Enrich Pakistan

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Thu, Feb 2, 2023 at 10:30am

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Webinar

Thursday, 2 February | 10:00 am EST  Please click here to register free for this event; registration closes at 9.30am UK time on the day of the event; the livestream link will be sent thereafter to all registered attendees.  SPEAKERS:   Asim Khwaja (@aikhwaja) is Sumitomo-FASID Professor of International Finance & Development, and Director, Center for International Development, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard […]

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India Conference at Harvard

Get Tickets Here Organized entirely by students at Harvard University, the 20th edition of the annual India Conference at Harvard is taking place on the weekend of February 11-12, 2023, at the Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Business School. The conference will be in-person with some panels in a hybrid/ virtual format. As India completes […]

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Book Talk: Patching Development: Information Politics and Social Change in India

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Mon, Dec 5, 2022 at 11:00am

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Harvard Science and Engineering Complex, Room 1.402

A Center for Research and Computation on Society Seminar featuring Prof. Rajesh Veeraraghavan from Georgetown University  Abstract: How can development programs deliver benefits to marginalized citizens in ways that expand their rights and freedoms? Political will and good policy design are critical but often insufficient due to resistance from entrenched local power systems. The book is […]

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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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