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SAI Event Topic : India Seminar Series


Rethinking Mizo Nationalism in Contemporary India

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Wed, Jun 5, 2019 from 06:30pm — 08:00pm

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India International Centre

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

Poster image for Rethinking Mizo Nationalism in Contemporary India event.

In this talk, Roluahpuia, the Mittal Institute’s 2018-19 Raghunathan Family Fellow, will explore how and why politics among the Mizos continue to remain nationalistic in India and how to understand this phenomenon in contemporary India. This discussion will be moderated by Virginius Xaxa, Visiting Professor at the Institute for Human Development.

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Who Should Own Road Safety? Tackling a Hidden Pandemic

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Thu, May 30, 2019 from 06:00pm — 08:00pm

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India International Centre

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

In the past decade, over 1.3 million people have been killed in road crashes in India. Ten times more have been left seriously injured or permanently disabled. The issue has emerged as the single biggest killer of young people in India (15-45 age group). Given the multiplicity of agencies and overlapping responsibilities, where should the accountability […]

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Harnessing Science to Serve Humanity: Vision of Tata Institute for Genetics and Society

This seminar will focus on scientific advancements in research on human health and agriculture in India and the vision of the Tata Institute for Genetics and Society (TIGS) in this field. TIGS is a collaborative research institution that aims to improve health security and food security for India. Dr. Suresh Subramani, Global Director at TIGS […]

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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 of Center on Gender Equity & Health (Department of Medicine), UC […]

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Tackling Fluorosis: Innovative technology as a solution to the spreading health crisis

Join us for our ongoing India Seminar Series to discuss the growing challenge of Water Fluorosis, in a discussion titled, ‘Tackling Fluorosis: Innovative technology as a solution to the spreading health crisis’ There are about 66 million people in India suffering from toxic levels of fluoride in their drinking water, these are mostly poor people […]

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India Seminar Series: ‘Unspoken Story’

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Sat, Aug 25, 2018 from 04:30pm — 06:30pm

As part of our ongoing India Seminar Series, we are partnering with Sangath and It’s Ok To Talk for an event titled ‘Unspoken Story’ with Vikram Patel, The Pershing Square Professor of Global Health, Harvard Medical School, in a conversation about mental health. This event is supported by Welcome Trust and the American Centre, and […]

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Art and Science of the Forbes Pigment Collection | Color and Pigments in Indian Painting

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Thu, Aug 9, 2018 at 06:00pm

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CSMVS Museum, Mumbai

ADDRESS
CSMVS Museum, Mumbai
159-161 Mahatma Gandhi Road
Fort, Mumbai - 400023, Maharashtra, India


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Visitors' Centre Auditorium

Please join us for this two-part lecture cosponsored by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (CSMVS) and supported by Jai & Sugandha Hiremath – Hikal Ltd. An invitation to this event may be found here.    Art and Science of the Forbes Pigment Collection by Narayan Khandekar Dr Narayan Khandekar tells us about the Forbes Pigment Collection. It […]

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

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Wed, Jun 27, 2018 from 06:00pm — 07:30pm

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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


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Seminar Hall 3

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. 

Presented by Raile Rocky Ziipao
Arvind Raghunathan and Sribala Subramanian South Asia Fellow

Moderated by Nitin A. Gokhale
Journalist and Defence Analyst

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

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Tue, May 29, 2018 from 06:00pm — 07:30pm

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.

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Human Origin, Health and Disease: Genomic Perspectives

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Tue, Mar 27, 2018 from 06:00pm — 07:30pm

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New Delhi

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.

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Reviving Public-Private Partnerships in India: Highways Leading the Way

Mr. Rohit Kumar Singh is a Board Member (Finance) of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), which has a budget of USD 17 billion. He is also the CEO and Managing Director of the operations arm of the Indian Highway Management Company Ltd. Mr. Singh served as the Joint Secretary to the Government for 5 years and was responsible for the policy planning of PPPs in National Highways.

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