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Caste in Tech Town Hall

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Sat, Aug 22, 2020 at 11:00am

Register: http://bit.ly/casteintech In this webinar, the speakers will explore the many dimensions of caste discrimination in tech, from recruitment, hiring and workplace dynamics to sexual harassment and limited HR policies. They will also discuss the ways workers are addressing casteist workplaces and the larger movement to add caste as a protected category across the United […]

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Webinar: Science, Business, and Vaccine Development to Combat the Pandemic

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Wed, Jun 10, 2020 from 08:30am — 09:45am

Panelists Tarun Khanna, Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor, Harvard Business School & Director, Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, Harvard University Gagandeep Kang, Executive Director, Translational Health Science and Technology Institute & Vice Chairperson of The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations Umang Vohra, Managing Director & Global Chief Executive Officer, Cipla Ltd. David E. Bloom, […]

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COVID-19: Reopening — Public Health and the Economy

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Thu, Jun 11, 2020 from 12:30pm — 02:00pm

Watch live on YouTube As global economies gradually reopen, how are governments balancing economic recovery with concerns for public health? This event brings together scholars from economics, public health, and political science to discuss how different regions of the globe are approaching the complex demands of reopening. Speakers Chi-Man (Winnie) Yip, Professor of the Practice […]

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COVID-19: Implications for the Global Economy

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Tue, Jun 9, 2020 from 12:30pm — 02:00pm

Watch live on YouTube COVID-19 has created a major and lasting impact on the global economy. Join experts on five of the world’s major economies—the U.S., Brazil, Russia, India, and China—as they discuss the uneven economic shock of this global pandemic, as well as how these economies might recover in the coming years. Speakers Natalia […]

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24th Annual Harvard India Virtual Poetry Meeting

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Sun, May 17, 2020 at 02:00pm

The theme for this year’s India Poetry Reading is “Justice.” This annual event celebrates India’s contribution to the field of literature and invites local poets to recite original compositions in the language of their choosing.  This event is presented in partnership with the Department of South Asian Studies at Harvard University and South Asian Poets […]

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India Conference at Harvard

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Sat, Feb 15, 2020 - Sun, Feb 16, 2020

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Harvard Business School, Harvard Kennedy School

ADDRESS
Harvard Business School
100 Western Ave.
Boston, MA 02163

Harvard Kennedy School
79 John F. Kennedy St.
Cambridge, MA 02138

The 17th Annual India Conference at Harvard will take place at the Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School in Cambridge. The India Conference at Harvard presents an excellent opportunity for those with an interest in India and the role it will play in the 2020s to learn from India’s opinion leaders. This year, the […]

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Trauma and Memory: Healing Through Art

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Sat, Nov 3, 2018 from 04:00pm — 06:00pm

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Lalit Kala Akademi Regional Centre

ADDRESS
Lalit Kala Akademi Regional Centre
GARHI, East of Kailash
New Delhi - 110065

The Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, Harvard University hosted a special talk as part of its Artist Talk: India Seminar Series. The talk titled “Trauma and Memory: Healing through Art” by Kabi Raj Lama – a Nepal based artist and Visiting Artist Fellow at Harvard University retraced the artist’s personal life story involving […]

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Can Science Make Sense of Life? The Politics of CRISPR Regulation

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Fri, Jan 17, 2020 from 04:30pm — 06:00pm

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C-Camp, LH1, Bengaluru

ADDRESS
Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP)
UAS-GKVK Campus, Bellary Road,
Bengaluru 560 065, Karnataka, India

Since the discovery of the structure of DNA and the birth of the genetic age, a powerful vocabulary has emerged to express science’s growing command over the matter of life. Armed with knowledge of the code that governs all living things, biology and biotechnology are poised to edit, even rewrite, the texts of life to […]

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India Science Festival 2020

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Sat, Jan 11, 2020 at 10:30am —
Sun, Jan 12, 2020 at 06:45pm

The beginning of 2020 will mark a massive celebration of science and technology with the India Science Fest, which aims to bridge the gap between science and society. This extravaganza is a non-profit initiative to help youth engage with the latest in science from across the world, fueling curiosity and demystifying the scientific career path. Aspiring Minds, an Indian-born global assessments leader, is a lead organizer of the Festival in association with the Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute at Harvard University, the primary academic partner for the event.

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Primary Health Care Reforms in India: Field Lessons from Early Implementation

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Thu, Dec 5, 2019 from 05:30pm — 07:00pm

Location: Kresge G3, HSPH, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA Rajani R. Ved is the Executive Director of National Health Systems Resource Centre in India’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and a Visiting Scientist at HSPH. For over ten years, she led the establishment and institutionalization of India’s ASHA community health worker program. Currently, she […]

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The Hidden History of Burma: Race, Capitalism, and the Crisis of Democracy in the 21st Century

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Fri, Nov 15, 2019 from 04:00pm — 06:00pm

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CGIS South, S050
Harvard University

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

Speaker: Thant Myint-U, Writer, Historian, and Founder and Chairman of the Yangon Heritage Trust Copies of Thant Myint-U’s recent book, “The Hidden History of Burma: Race, Capitalism, and the Crisis of Democracy in the 21st Century” will be available to purchase. This event is co-sponsored with the Harvard University Asia Center.

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Between the Yogi and the Commissar

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Mon, Nov 4, 2019 from 04:15pm — 05:45pm

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CGIS South, S050
Harvard University

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

Between the Yogi and the Commissar: Imagining De-Colonial Science in Postcolonial India, c. 1952–1977 Projit Bihari Mukharji, Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania Moderated by Victor Seow, Assistant Professor, Department of History of Science, Harvard University For the generation of political leaders who took charge of the newly independent Indian state in 1947, the world seemed […]

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