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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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Housing as welfare: How subsidized homeownership generates social mobility through wealth, voice, and dignity in India

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Fri, Oct 28, 2022 at 02:00pm

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CGIS South, S153
Harvard University

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

Tanu Kumar is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Politics and Economics at Claremont Graduate University. She completed her PhD in Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley in May 2020.

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AI in South Asia – Social Impact

Register here for the event The rise of artificial intelligence technology and the modernization of the South Asia region have occurred in parallel over the past few decades – now, they are growing increasingly interconnected, with wide-ranging impacts and consequences. Join us for this miniseries as we explore how AI technology becomes an integral part […]

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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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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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Healthcare in Asia – Post Pandemic

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Wed, Feb 16, 2022 at 08:30am

Register for Session 2 of our “Post-Pandemic: Driving Inclusive Growth” Seminar Series Session 3 takes place on March 16th! In a region containing over half of the world’s population and key global powers such as China and India, the pandemic has caused massive shifts in healthcare, economics, and education that affect billions. This series aims […]

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Post Pandemic: Economics and Social Policy Driving Social Cohesion in Asia

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Wed, Mar 16, 2022 at 09:30am

Register for Session 3 of our “Post-Pandemic: Driving Inclusive Growth” Seminar Series In a region containing over half of the world’s population and key global powers such as China and India, the pandemic has caused massive shifts in healthcare, economics, and education that affect billions. This series aims to catalyze research on what steps can […]

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Afghanistan’s Next Transition: How we got here, and what comes next

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Fri, Oct 15, 2021 from 11:00am — 12:15pm

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Webinar

Register for the talk This Harvard University panel, co-sponsored by the Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute and the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies’ Negotiation Task Force, will explore the lead up to the collapse of the Afghan government, as well as what the new Taliban regime means for the future of […]

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