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SAI Event Topic : India Seminar Series

The COVID-19 Crisis in India: Voices from the Frontline

Watch on YouTube Panelists: Mirai Chatterjee, Director, Social Security Team, Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) Ajay Nair, Chief Executive Officer, Swasth Sunita Rani, ASHA Worker and Secretary, ASHA Workers Union Haryana Priyadarsh, Yumetta Foundation Moderator: Sreenivasan Jain, Journalist and Reality Check Host, NDTV Description: The webinar will be a panel discussion about the frontline efforts to manage the devastating COVID-19 pandemic […]

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Innovating in the Health Sector in India

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Mon, Apr 19, 2021 from 10:00am — 11:15am

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Webinar

Register here to join the webinar. Stream via Youtube: https://youtu.be/CRXxXg7o6MA    7:30–8:45 PM IST // 10:00 AM–11:15 AM EDT    Over the past three years, the Mittal Institute, in partnership with the Tata Trusts, has been conducting research into innovations in healthcare in India. These innovations are focused on expanding access to care, widening the range […]

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Models of Innovation: Education in South Asia

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Wed, Nov 11, 2020 from 09:30am — 10:30am

Link to join Webinar: https://harvard.zoom.us/j/96334907470  Register to receive updates on this webinar series: https://bit.ly/34FdVUZ  In this interactive session, four organizations will showcase their innovative models of education delivery in times of the pandemic. These success stories, from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, and Pakistan, bring together learning from all corners of the region and illustrate how the […]

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Swaraj: Dadabhai Naoroji and the Birth of Indian Nationalism

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Thu, Jul 9, 2020 from 09:00am — 10:00am

9:00–10:00 AM EST // 6:30–7:30 PM IST // 6:00–7:00 PM PKT // 7:00–8:00 PM BST Venue: Virtual via Zoom: https://harvard.zoom.us/j/91387696938  This event will also be streamed LIVE on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mittalinstitute.newdelhi/  Moderator Sven Beckert, Laird Bell Professor of History, Harvard University Speaker Dinyar Patel, Assistant Professor, S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research In 1906, Dadabhai Naoroji […]

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Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World

“Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World”, an event jointly organized by The Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute and the Harvard Global Health Institute and presented in New Delhi, examined the connections between human, animal and environmental health, and the response to disease outbreaks in India.

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Trauma and Memory: Healing Through Art

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Sat, Nov 3, 2018 from 04:00pm — 06:00pm

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Lalit Kala Akademi Regional Centre

ADDRESS
Lalit Kala Akademi Regional Centre
GARHI, East of Kailash
New Delhi - 110065

The Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, Harvard University hosted a special talk as part of its Artist Talk: India Seminar Series. The talk titled “Trauma and Memory: Healing through Art” by Kabi Raj Lama – a Nepal based artist and Visiting Artist Fellow at Harvard University retraced the artist’s personal life story involving […]

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Can Science Make Sense of Life? The Politics of CRISPR Regulation

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Fri, Jan 17, 2020 from 04:30pm — 06:00pm

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C-Camp, LH1, Bengaluru

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Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP)
UAS-GKVK Campus, Bellary Road,
Bengaluru 560 065, Karnataka, India

Since the discovery of the structure of DNA and the birth of the genetic age, a powerful vocabulary has emerged to express science’s growing command over the matter of life. Armed with knowledge of the code that governs all living things, biology and biotechnology are poised to edit, even rewrite, the texts of life to […]

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Breaking the Mould: Girl Power and Beyond in Contemporary India

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Tue, Jan 14, 2020 from 03:00pm — 06:00pm

Jacqueline Bhabha (Professor, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health) will be in conversation with Neha J Hiranandani to discuss her book Girl Power: Indian Women Who Broke the Rules. The discussion will focus on the challenges young women still face when it comes to access to education and health while negotiating with the societal expectations. […]

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Fractal Urbanization: Spatial Segregation in Liberalizing India

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Tue, Jan 7, 2020 from 06:00pm — 08:00pm

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India International Centre

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India International Centre
#40, Max Mueller Marg, Lodhi Estate
Delhi, India

Speaker: Naveen Bharathi, Mittal Institute Raghunathan Family Fellow, 2019-2020 Moderator: Satish Deshpande, Professor of Sociology, Delhi School of Economics This presentation will show how residential caste-segregation is independent of city size, using the first-ever large-scale evidence of neighborhood-resolution data from 147 of the largest cities in contemporary India. Bharathi will discuss one of the central […]

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Meritocracy: Perspectives from China Past and Present

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Tue, Nov 27, 2018 from 06:00pm — 08:30pm

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India International Centre

ADDRESS
India International Centre
#40, Max Mueller Marg, Lodhi Estate
Delhi, India


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Kamala Devi Complex

How should societies identify and promote merit? Enabling all people to fulfill their full potential and ensuring that competent and capable leaders are selected to govern are central challenges for any society. Failure to meet these challenges can have enormous costs, for individuals and for societies as a whole. The richness of China’s historical experience […]

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The Past, Present and Potential Future of Coal in India

India’s coal industry is highly contested today. Between the immediacy of coal shortages, the transition to renewable energy, and air pollution problems, the long history of the coal industry and India’s deep economic and social dependence on the fuel gets lost in conversation. In this talk, Rohit will give a brief historical sketch of the […]

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