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Artist Talk: Amar Kanwar

Amar Kanwar presents an artist talk. The following evening on Friday, April 19, 7 pm, Such a Morning will be screened at the Harvard Film Archive.

Both Amar Kanwar programs are presented in collaboration with The Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard Film Archive, Film Study Center, and The Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, Harvard University.

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Partition in Literature, Film and History: Screening of Nandita Das’s New Film “Manto”

WHEN
Tue, Mar 12, 2019 from 04:00pm — 06:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium S010
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium S010
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Saadat Hasan Manto was the great Urdu short-story writer who captured the human tragedy of the partition of India. Join us for a screening of the film Manto, followed by a conversation with the film’s Director, Nandita Das. Sugata Bose, Gardiner Professor of History, and Sunil Amrith, Mehra Family Professor of South Asian Studies and Chair […]

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Pakistan’s Youth and the Welfare State: Bilawal Bhutto

WHEN
Mon, Feb 11, 2019 from 06:00pm — 07:15pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S020 Belfer
Harvard University

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

Join us for a conversation with Bilawal Bhutto, Chairman of the Pakistan Peoples Party, on Pakistan’s youth and the welfare state. The conversation will be chaired by Mariam Chughtai, Babar Ali Fellow of the Mittal Institute and Associate Dean and Assistant Professor at LUMS Syed Ahsan Ali and Syed Maratib Ali School of Education, Pakistan. […]

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India’s Daughter: Film Screening and Discussion

WHEN
Fri, Feb 15, 2019 from 04:00pm — 06:00pm

In collaboration with the Office of Student Affairs at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, the Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute and the Asia Center are co-sponsoring a film screening of “India’s Daughter,” followed by a discussion with Leslee Udwin, Producer and Director.  “India’s Daughter” is a documentary film based on the story […]

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The First Battlefield of Western Nuclear Competition: India and Light Water Reactors, 1955–1963

WHEN
Mon, Feb 11, 2019 from 04:15pm — 06:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

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

This event is co-hosted by the Asia Center and the Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute. As part of the Asia Center’s Science and Technology Seminar Series, Professor Jayita Sarkar of the Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University will discuss nuclear policy in India. After President Eisenhower’s 1953 “Atoms for Peace” proposal […]

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De Facto Suffrage: A Field Experiment to Improve Women’s Turnout in Pakistan’s General Elections

WHEN
Fri, Apr 12, 2019 at 02:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S153
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S153
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

JOINT SEMINAR ON SOUTH ASIAN POLITICS SERIES Sarah Khan, Postgraduate Associate, Yale MacMillan Center Sarah Khan is a postgraduate associate at the Yale MacMillan Center. Her research interests lie at the intersection of gender and comparative politics, with a regional specialization in South Asia. In her work, she explores gender gaps in political preferences, and the barriers […]

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Book Talk: The Future Is Asian

WHEN
Tue, Feb 19, 2019 from 04:15pm — 06:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

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

Parag Khanna, Managing Partner of FutureMap, will discuss his new book entitled “The Future Is Asian,” in a talk chaired by Tarun Khanna, Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor at Harvard Business School and Director of The Mittal Institute.    This event is co-sponsored with the Harvard University Asia Center.   About the book:   “The ‘Asian […]

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Crisis and Credibility: The Politics of Ideas in India and Developing Democracies

WHEN
Fri, Feb 8, 2019 at 02:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S450

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S450
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA

JOINT SEMINAR ON SOUTH ASIAN POLITICS SERIES Dr. Bilal A. Baloch is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Center for the Advanced Study of India (CASI), Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science & Economics and a Lecturer and Regional Director in South Asia, Middle East and North Africa at The Joseph H. Lauder Institute, Wharton School of Business, University […]

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Book Talk | Trust: Creating the Foundation for Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries

WHEN
Tue, Oct 2, 2018 from 06:00pm — 07:30pm

COST   Free

Tarun Khanna, Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor, Harvard Business School on his new book, Trust: Creating the Foundation for Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries in conversation with Caroline Elkins, Professor of History and African and African American Studies, Harvard University

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The Riyaaz Qawwali Ensemble: A Journey of Cultures and Faiths Through Qawwali

WHEN
Wed, Sep 26, 2018 from 06:00pm — 07:30pm

COST   Free

VENUE
CGIS South, S020 Belfer
Harvard University

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

Artistic Director and founder of Riyaaz Qawwali, Sonny Mehta, will share his personal story from learning classical music to performing qawwali, the musical genre commonly associated with the Sufi tradition in South Asia. He will demonstrate the basics of qawwali, unfolding the relevant musical elements, poetry and important performance aspects.

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Panel Discussion: Democracy in Distress in South Asia

WHEN
Tue, Oct 9, 2018 from 06:00pm — 08:00pm

COST   Free

VENUE
Emerson Hall, Harvard Yard

ADDRESS
Emerson Hall, Harvard Yard
Room 305
25 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Panelists Sugata Bose Gardiner Professor of Oceanic History and Affairs, Harvard University Rohit De Assistant Professor of History, Yale University Sreenivasan Jain Anchor and Managing Editor, New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) Ayesha Jalal Mary Richardson Professor of History, Tufts University Moderator Homi Bhabha Director, Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard

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