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Book Talk: “Phantom Plague: How Tuberculosis Shaped History”

Register for the “Phantom Plague” Book Talk On World Tuberculosis Day, this panel will discuss the history of the spread of tuberculosis, particularly among the most vulnerable populations across the globe, and lessons to be learned from historical public health crises and failures. Vidya Krishnan, Author and Journalist Discussant: Madhukar Pai, Canada Research Chair in […]

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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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Mittal Institute Student Grants Open House

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Mon, Oct 4, 2021 at 05:30pm

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CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA

Register for this event Come learn about funding opportunities available to Harvard students interested in South Asia! The Mittal Institute supports undergraduate and graduate students in a wide variety of disciplines with grants for internships, language study, and research. Winter Term applications are due on October 22. Join us on October 4 either in-person at […]

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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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Webinar

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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Entangled Histories: The Bamiyan Buddhas—Past, Present, and Future

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Wed, Sep 22, 2021 from 07:00pm — 08:15pm

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Webinar

Register for the talk Western scholarship has focused on the monumental sculptures in Afghanistan’s Bamiyan Valley as Buddhas created in the late sixth and early seventh centuries. This lecture tells an alternative story based on Islamic sources from the tenth to the twentieth century, which saw these sculptures not as Buddhas but as legendary heroes […]

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Political Misinformation in India: Evidence from Experimental Solutions

Register for the talk Dr. Sumitra Badrinathan is a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Oxford. In May 2021, she received a PhD in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania. Her research interests include studying misinformation, media effects and political behavior, with a regional focus on India. Sumitra’s dissertation evaluates the effectiveness of interventions […]

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The Past and Future of India-China Relations

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Fri, Oct 29, 2021 from 10:00am — 12:00pm

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Webinar

Register for the talk Join Kanti Prasad Bajpai, Vijay Gokhal, and Shivshankar Menon, Tanvi Madan and Taylor Fravel to discuss relations between China and India. Speakers: Vijay Gokhale is a nonresident senior fellow at Carnegie India.  Mr. Gokhale retired from the Indian Foreign Service in January 2020 after a diplomatic career that spanned thirty-nine years. […]

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Vaccinating India Against Covid: Lessons from History

Register for the talk Harish Naraindas is professor of sociology at Jawaharlal Nehru University, and honorary professor at the Alfred Deakin Institute, Faculty of Arts and Education, Deakin University. He was adjunct faculty at the University of Iowa (2004-19); joint-appointments professor of the Cluster of Excellence, University of Heidelberg (2008-12); visiting professor at the department […]

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How do Gender Quotas Impact Accountability?

Register for the talk Zuheir Desai is an assistant Professor in the School of Global and Public Affairs at IE University. His research focuses on electoral competition and political accountability. His work spans both theoretical models of elections, voting, and policymaking, as well as empirical applications of these models on developing democracies such as Brazil […]

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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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