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SAI Event Topic : Partition

The Radcliffe Boundary Commission: Cartography and Conflict in the Partition of India and Pakistan

WHEN
Wed, Mar 8, 2017 from 05:00pm — 07:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S050
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S050
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA

Partition Seminar Lucy Chester, Associate Professor, University of Colorado Boulder Over a period of six weeks in the summer of 1947, Cyril Radcliffe, a British lawyer who had never been to India and had no experience in boundary-making, drew a 2500-mile-long line that would divide India and Pakistan. This talk will examine the pseudo-judicial framework and deeply […]

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The Short and Long Run Impacts of the Partition / Crowd Sourcing Memories

WHEN
Wed, Mar 1, 2017 from 05:00pm — 07:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S050
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S050
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA

Partition Seminar 5:00 – 6:00 PM: The Short and Long Run Impacts of the Partition Prashant Bharadwaj, Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of California, San Diego This paper examines how areas affected by the partition fare in the long run. Using migrant presence as a proxy for the intensity of the […]

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Religion, Ethics, and Nascent Nationalism and the Partition

WHEN
Wed, Feb 22, 2017 from 05:00pm — 07:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S050
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S050
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA

Partition Seminar Ali Asani, Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures, Harvard University Given that Partition is widely considered to have resulted due to religious differences, it is critical to explore the interplay between religion and nationalism in pre-Partition rhetoric, in the post-Partition riots, and in the actual migration process. It is interesting, also, […]

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Gender and the Partition

WHEN
Wed, Feb 15, 2017 from 05:00pm — 07:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S050
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S050
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA

Partition Seminar Catherine Warner, College Fellow in South Asian Studies and History, Harvard University When Partition is viewed from the lens of gender history, what happens? Is this the same history with women’s voices added and silences interpreted, or does it offer alternate scales and geographies? To what extent did Partition shape the gendering of citizenship […]

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Historical and Humanitarian Consequences of Migration

WHEN
Wed, Feb 8, 2017 from 05:30pm — 07:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S050
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S050
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA

The seminar will take place in CGIS S050, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA. Partition Seminar Jennifer Leaning, François-Xavier Bagnoud Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Director, FXB Center for Health and Human Rights The seminar will explore the story of the mass migration of Hindus/Sikhs […]

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History and Context of the Partition

WHEN
Wed, Feb 1, 2017 from 05:00pm — 07:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S050
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S050
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA

Partition Seminar Sunil Amrith, Mehra Family Professor of South Asian Studies, Professor of History, Harvard University Professor Amrith will give a broad overview of South Asian political history, including a history of British colonial rule in South Asia, the place of South Asia within the empire, and specifically governance policies and systemic factors that contributed […]

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