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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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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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India at 75: The Global Roots of Independence

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Wed, Oct 6, 2021 from 08:00am — 09:30am

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5:30 PM IST – 7:00 PM IST / 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ET  Register for the talk Since independence in 1947, India has played a considerable role in shaping the world. But the world also played a considerable role in shaping Indian independence. As India approaches the 75th anniversary of its freedom, the Lakshmi Mittal […]

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Implications: Regional Perspectives on the US Withdrawal from Afghanistan

Register for the talk An Asia Beyond the Headlines Seminar Series  Panelists:  Shirin Jaafari, Reporter, The World, USA   Shubhanga Pandey, Chief Editor, Himal Southasian, Sri Lanka  Nasim Zehra, Author/Columnist; National Security Expert; Senior Anchor/Analyst, Channel 24, Pakistan  Moderator:  James Robson, James C. Kralik, and Yunli Lou Professor, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations; […]

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An Epidemiological Perspective on Whether There Will Be a Third Wave of COVID-19 in India?

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Fri, Aug 27, 2021 from 09:00am — 09:45am

6:30pm IST // 9:00am EST Register for the talk As India experiences substantive health and socioeconomic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, the webinar proposes to focus on emerging COVID-19 variants, how vaccines can adapt to these new variants, and how India can mitigate a potential third wave. Keeping in mind the scale and severity of […]

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The COVID-19 Crisis in India: What is the Way Forward?

Watch on YouTube Lancet Citizens’ Commission on Reimagining India’s Health System Public Webinar Series, in collaboration with Lancet COVID-19 Commission India Task Force Panelists: Gagandeep Kang, Professor of Microbiology, Department of Gastrointestinal Sciences, Christian Medical College Peter Piot, Director and Handa Professor of Global Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Gautam Menon, Professor of Physics […]

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Advancing Justice: Responses to Anti-Asian Racism in the U.S.

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Thu, Apr 1, 2021 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

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Register here to join the webinar. PANELISTS:  Han Lu, Senior Policy Analyst, National Employment Law Project christina ong, PhD Student, Department of Sociology, University of Pittsburgh Elena Shih, Manning Assistant Professor of American Studies and Ethnic Studies, Brown University   MODERATOR:  Vivian Shaw, College Fellow, Department of Sociology, Harvard University; Co-Principal Investigator, AAPI COVID-19 Project […]

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“Practically No Habitation”: The Yanadi Community and the Colonial Violence of Spaceflight

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Tue, Mar 30, 2021 from 12:00pm — 01:15pm

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Register here to join the webinar. SPEAKER: Asif Siddiqi, Professor of History, Fordham University The Indian state’s broken pacts with Indigenous communities, the so-called ‘scheduled tribes’ or Adivasi, resulted in massive displacements in the name of environmental, territorial, and infrastructural sovereignty, yet none have given rise to such troubling paradoxes as those implemented to build […]

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