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Development in Asia

WHEN
Fri, May 13, 2016 from 09:00am — 04:30pm

Workshop for those teaching high school and middle school courses on South Asia. Keynote Speaker: Benjamin Siegel, Assistant Professor of History, B.A., Yale University; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University Cosponsored with Educators for Teaching South Asia, in conjunction with The Winsor School, Phillips Academy, and The Groton School Click here to learn more and register.

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Civil Service Reforms in Pakistan

WHEN
Tue, Mar 1, 2016 from 03:00pm — 04:00pm

VENUE
CGIS Knafel, K354
Harvard University

ADDRESS
1737 Cambridge Street,
Cambridge, MA

Student Seminar Ashan Iqbal, Minister of Planning, Development, and Reform Asim Khwaja, Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School Michael Callen, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School Pakistani snacks will be served. Cosponsored with the Harvard Pakistan Student Group and the Pakistan Caucus at HKS

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Windows and Mirrors: Reflecting on Recent Architecture In South Asia

WHEN
Sat, Mar 19, 2016 - Sun, Mar 20, 2016

VENUE
CSMVS Museum, Mumbai

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

Special Conference Q+A: The state of architecture in India This two-day conference on architecture in South Asia is being held in partnership with the Tata Trusts, The South Asia Institute (SAI) at Harvard University and Vinod & Saryu Doshi Foundation. Renowned architects from Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bhutan, Nepal, the Maldives and India will participate […]

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Neighborhood Sanitation and Infant Mortality (Livestream)

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Fri, Feb 26, 2016 from 02:00pm — 04:00pm

Joint Seminar on South Asian Politics Dean Spears, Rice Institute Dean Spears is the Executive Director of the RICE Institute. Dean’s research focuses on children’s health and human capital, which these days often means height, sanitation, and social forces in Indian households and villages. He has also done research about population issues in social welfare […]

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Is decentralization good for development? Perspectives from academics & policy makers

WHEN
Fri, Feb 12, 2016 from 11:45am — 01:00pm

VENUE
Perkins Room, Rubenstein Building, Harvard Kennedy School

ADDRESS
Perkins Room
Rubenstein Building
Harvard Kennedy School
79 John F. Kennedy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Cosponsored Event Jean-Paul Faguet, Professor of the Political Economy of Development, London School of Economics Cosponsored with the Center for International Development  

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Megacities Asia

WHEN
Thu, Mar 24, 2016 from 05:30pm — 08:30pm

VENUE
Auditorium, Arthur M. Sackler Building

ADDRESS
Auditorium, Arthur M. Sackler Building
485 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 0213

Special Event In collaboration with the upcoming “Megacities Asia” exhibition on display at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, from April 3 to July 17, 2016, this event will bring together artists and academics to examine contemporary Asian megacities including Beijing, Delhi, Mumbai, Shanghai, and Tokyo. Discussions will focus on the built environment in these […]

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The Scope of Spatial Data and Technology for Building Resilience of Vulnerable Groups: A Case of 2015 Nepal Earthquake and Informal Settlements in Kathmandu

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Thu, Feb 18, 2016 from 12:00pm — 02:00pm

VENUE
Room 124, Gund Hall

ADDRESS
Gund Hall, Room 124
48 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Cosponsored Event Informal settlements are the common features of urban growth in most developing countries and are typically the product of an urgent need for shelter by the urban poor. Rapid urbanization, inefficient land administration and inadequate capability to cope with the housing needs of people in urban areas have contributed to the development of informal […]

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Opening reception: Altered State: Painting in Myanmar in a Time of Transition

WHEN
Thu, Feb 11, 2016 at 04:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South Concourse
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South Concourse
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Cosponsored Event ‘Altered State: Painting Myanmar in a time of transition,’ an exhibit of paintings will be on display Thursday, February 4 – Monday, February 22, 2016 in the Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA Seminar on February 19: Freedom and Fear in Myanmar with Ian Holliday,Vice-President and Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning), The University of […]

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Re-thinking Local: A Cross-regional Dialogue about Strategies for Local Practice in Cities

WHEN
Mon, Feb 22, 2016 at 06:30pm —
Tue, Feb 23, 2016 at 02:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S010

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S010
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA

Student Event “Re-thinking Local” will examine how architects are developing new models of locally-based design practice given the changing realities of urbanization around the world, with a particular focus on South and Southeast Asia. These two public events feature Vo Trong Nghia, the most prolific contemporary architect in Vietnam, and Marina Tabassum, the leading female architect […]

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Explore Careers in South Asia: Panel and Mixer

WHEN
Thu, Feb 4, 2016 from 05:00pm — 06:30pm

VENUE
Harvard Office of Career Services

ADDRESS
Harvard Office of Career Services
54 Dunster St
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139

Have you ever thought about working in South Asia, but are unsure of what opportunities exist and what it would be like? Hear from panelists who have worked in a variety of sectors in South Asia including global health, technology, start-ups, and media/journalism. Enjoy food from the region while you learn more about the various […]

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India Conference at Harvard

WHEN
Sat, Feb 6, 2016 - Sun, Feb 7, 2016

VENUE
Harvard Kennedy School TBD

ADDRESS
Harvard Kennedy School
79 John F. Kennedy St
Cambridge, MA

India in Transition – Opportunities and Challenges   The India Conference at Harvard is one of the largest India conferences in the US. It is hosted at the Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School by the graduate students of Harvard University. In 2016 we will be celebrating our 13th anniversary. The conference will bring […]

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Summer Grant Opportunities Open House

WHEN
Tue, Jan 26, 2016 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

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

Come hear about SAI Summer Funding opportunities, including research and internship grants, and ask any last minute questions about the application process. Deadline to apply: February 17, 2016 Join the Facebook event.

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