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South Asia ConnectED Conference

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Sat, Apr 15, 2017 from 08:30am — 05:00pm

Cosponsored Event   South Asia ConnectED April 15, 2017, 8:30 a.m – 5:00p.m, HGSE South Asia ConnectED is the first ever South Asia-centric education conference at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Explore catalyzing for scale in education policy, social change and education technology with leaders from South Asia. Join John Floretta (Associate Director of Policy […]

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Kultar’s Mime: The Hidden Story of the 1984 Delhi Pogrom as Told by a Jewish Art Collective

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Sun, Apr 9, 2017 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

Cosponsored Event You are invited to the Harvard performance of Kultar’s Mime, a play that blends painting, poetry, theater and music to tell the stories of Sikh children who survived the 1984 Delhi massacre that was organized in the wake of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s assassination. A collective of young Jewish artists decides to commemorate […]

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Trump and Asia: Business as Usual?

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Tue, Apr 25, 2017 from 12:00pm — 02:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium S010
Harvard University

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

Cosponsored Event SAI Director Tarun Khanna, Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor at Harvard Business School, moderates a panel discussion on the impact of the election of Donald Trump on America’s trade and business dealings with Asian countries. Panellists: Mark Wu – Assistant Professor, Harvard Law School; member of the Faculty Advisory Committees of the East Asian Legal Studies Program and […]

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Asian Borderlands: the First Annual Symposium

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Sat, Mar 25, 2017 from 01:00pm — 06:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S020 Belfer
Harvard University

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

Cosponsored Event This is the first meeting of a proposed annual conference of a research network that will meet every year at a different university, our other partner institutions being Chicago, Columbia and Cornell. Graduate Students from Harvard and beyond will convene to discuss a range of historical topics about border-making and border-crossing in various […]

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“Argaḍa” and “Nirargaḍa”

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Thu, Feb 9, 2017 from 12:00pm — 01:30pm

Cosponsored Event Liu Zhen, Professor, National Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies, Fudan University; Visiting Scholar, Harvard-Yenching Institute Chair/Discussant: Michael Witzel, Wales Professor of Sanskrit, Department of South Asian Studies, Harvard University This talk will offer a short introduction to the Sanskrit word “argaḍa” and its antonym “nirargaḍa”. The word “argaḍa” first appears in Brāhmaṇa literature […]

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POSTPONED: Film Screening: Baghban

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Mon, Mar 20, 2017 from 04:15pm — 07:15pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

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

This event has been postponed and will be rescheduled for the fall semester. Cosponsored Event An elderly couple wish their children to care for them in their old age. But their children see and treat them as a burden, and they must struggle to regain their worth and dignity to themselves and others. Cosponsored with […]

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POSTPONED: Film Screening: For Fun

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Thu, Mar 23, 2017 from 04:15pm — 06:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

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

This event has been postponed and will be rescheduled for the fall semester. Cosponsored Event A charming story of a group of senior citizens who set up a Peking Opera club in hopes of finding revitalization through singing and dancing. Fast paced and delightful. Cosponsored with the Asia Center

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Misaq-e-Ishq: The Covenant of Love

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Tue, Jan 17, 2017 from 07:00pm — 08:30pm

Cosponsored Event The Lahore Biennale Foundation, the LUMS School of Education and the Harvard South Asia Institute present An Evening dedicated to Music, Poetry and the Arts Misaq-e-Ishq: The Covenant of Love Featuring Music and poetry recital by Ali Sethi With Ali Asani, Professor of Indo-Muslim Religion and Cultures at Harvard University And an introduction […]

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Jazz Goes to Bollywood

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Wed, Sep 14, 2016 from 06:00pm — 08:00pm

VENUE
MIT Tang Center, Building E51, Room 275

ADDRESS
MIT Tang Center
Building E51, Room 275
2 Amherst Street @ Wadsworth Street
Cambridge, MA

Cosponsored Event MIT-India and the Harvard South Asia Institute present South Asia and Its Diasporas, a speakers series Naresh Fernandes, Author of Taj Mahal Foxtrot: The Story of Bombay’s Jazz Age Discussant: Vivek Bald, Associate Professor, Comparative Media Studies/Writing, MIT In the late 1950s, a period acknowledged as the Golden Era of Hindi film music, Bollywood songs were enlivened by […]

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