SAI Event Topic : India Seminar Series


Gender, Violence and Vulnerabilities of Adolescents in India

Gender, Violence and Vulnerabilities of Adolescents in India
As part of our ongoing India Seminar Series, we are partnering with the Center on Gender Equity and Health, UC San Diego for a talk titled, ‘Gender, Violence and Vulnerabilities of Adolescents in India’ by Dr. Anita Raj, Tata Chancellor Professor of Medicine, Director...

Roads, Region Formation, and the Question of Tribes in Northeast India

Ziipao posits that road building has always been an act of power, which has at different times been leveraged to smooth relationships, securing borders, (dis)connecting people, enabling trade, creating spaces of contestation, or diluting boundaries between varied ethnic groups. Read Raile’s recent blog on the People’s Road. 

It’s Complicated: Unpacking the Material Consequences of Political Reservation in Bihar

It’s Complicated: Unpacking the Material Consequences of Political Reservation in Bihar

This seminar focuses on how political reservation in favour of Scheduled Castes (SC) in Bihar affects inequality in private wealth and access to public goods. It presents research and findings of public good access across all of Bihar’s 45,000 villages and analyses data on private wealth for more than two crore rural households across the state.

Human Origin, Health and Disease: Genomic Perspectives

Human Origin, Health and Disease: Genomic Perspectives

Dr. K. Thangaraj is a Senior Principal Scientist and Group Leader at the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad. His main research interests are the origin of modern humans, cardiovascular diseases, mitochondrial disorders, male infertility, sex determination, forensic genetics and the Genetic basis of Ayurveda prakritis.

Trust and Creativity: Fostering Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries

Trust and Creativity: Fostering Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries

SAI Director Tarun Khanna will speak about the Institute’s commitment to studying and researching all aspects of South Asia, alongside its productive partnerships with major Indian institutions in the arts, social entrepreneurship, and life sciences. The talk will be moderated by Shri Jayant Sinha, Hon. Minister of State for Civil Aviation.

1947 Partition of British India

1947 Partition of British India

To launch the official opening, The Lakshmi Mittal South Asia Institute (SAI), Harvard University, India Office will be hosting a series of events in March and April. For the first event, feminist historian Uma Chakravarti and feminist publisher Urvashi Butalia will give a seminar on Partition.

India Seminar Series: Richard Cash

India Seminar Series: Richard Cash

As part of the India Seminar Series in Delhi, Dr. Richard Cash will discuss infectious diseases that have disappeared and others that are new or reemerging in South Asia.