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Global Literature Book Group: Behind the Beautiful Forevers

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Mon, Mar 31, 2014 from 07:00pm — 08:00pm

Discussant: Shankar Ramaswami, South Asia Institute South Asian Studies Postdoctoral Fellow Join the Harvard Global Health Institute and the South Asia Institute in a live webinar discussion for K-12 educators of Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo. Annawadi is a makeshift settlement in the shadow of luxury hotels near the Mumbai airport, and as India starts to prosper, […]

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Foreign Correspondence in South Asia

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Fri, Apr 11, 2014 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

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

Jonathan Shainin, News Editor, newyorker.com; Former Senior Editor, The Caravan Hasit Shah, BBC News, London, Nieman Fellow Ravi Nessman, South Asia Bureau Chief, Associated Press; Nieman Fellow Chair: Matthew Baum, Marvin Kalb Professor of Global Communications, Harvard Kennedy School

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Sacred Geographies: India and the United States

A conversation with Diana Eck Diana Eck, Fredric Wertham Professor of Law and Psychiatry in Society at Harvard University, invites Harvard alumni and friends to join her in a conversation about India: A Sacred Geography. Eck’s book explores the sacred places of India, taking the reader on an extraordinary trip through the beliefs and history of this […]

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Globalization and Sustainability of Bangladesh Garment Industry

WHEN
Sat, Jun 14, 2014 from 08:00am — 06:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium S010
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium S010
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Bangladesh Development Conference 2014  Read the report from the event. The objective of this year’s conference is to explore the linkages among development, garment sector and health and safety issues in Bangladesh.  It will highlight the actors and factors that impinge on this linkage at national and global levels. The deliberation will explore how the […]

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Poverty and Development in South Asia

WHEN
Thu, Apr 24, 2014 from 05:00pm — 06:30pm

VENUE
Charles Hotel

ADDRESS
Charles Hotel
1 Bennett St
Cambridge, MA 02138

SAI Mahindra Lecture Sir Fazle Hasan Abed Founder and Chairperson of BRAC Introduction: Martha Chen, Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School; International Coordinator of the global research-policy-action network Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing Sir Fazle was born in 1936 in Bangladesh. He was educated both at Dhaka and Glasgow universities. He was a professional […]

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Harvard India Conference

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Sat, Feb 15, 2014 - Sun, Feb 16, 2014

VENUE
Harvard Business School, Harvard Kennedy School

ADDRESS
Harvard Business School
100 Western Ave.
Boston, MA 02163

Harvard Kennedy School
79 John F. Kennedy St.
Cambridge, MA 02138

Join us at the 12th edition of the India Conference at Harvard to exchange powerful ideas, kindle new partnerships, question the status-quo and push your peers and yourself to shape your idea of what India in the 21st century stands for. The theme of this year’s conference is India, Turning the Page: Prospects and Paradoxes and speakers include Pawan Munjal, CEO of Hero Corp; Gen V.K. Singh, Former Chief of the Indian Army; Barkha Dutt, Group Editor, NDTV; Aruna Roy, Political and Social Activist; Ambassador Shyam Saran, Bollywood Director Shakun Batra and many more. Panel topics cover a wide range of interests such as Tourism and Hospitality, Global Implications of Indian politics, the LGBT rights movement, Women interaction in the corporate world and the Future of impact investing in India, among others.

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Building World-Class Education: What Lessons Does Harvard Offer?

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Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 06:00pm

The Harvard Club of Mumbai, the Harvard University South Asia Institute (SAI), the Harvard Business School India Research Center, and the Harvard Alumni Association is hosting Harvard alumni in Mumbai, India, for a reception and remarks on “Building World-Class Education: What Lessons Does Harvard Offer?” Participants include: Jacqueline Bhabha, Director of Research, FXB Center for […]

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South Asia Regionalism: Workshops on Shared Challenges, and the Way Forward

WHEN
Thu, Apr 24, 2014 - Fri, Apr 25, 2014

VENUE
Charles Hotel

ADDRESS
Charles Hotel
1 Bennett St
Cambridge, MA 02138

SAI Annual Symposium As part of its Annual Symposium, SAI is hosting a series of workshops on April 24 and 25 to highlight ongoing faculty research projects supported by SAI. Thursday, April 24, 2014: Mobile Technology, 8:30 am – 11:00 am Disasters and Mental Health, 11:15 am – 1:45 pm The Contemporary South Asian City, […]

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The Evolution of Indian Cinema

WHEN
Thu, Nov 21, 2013 from 05:00pm — 06:30pm

VENUE
Science Center Hall E

ADDRESS
Science Center Hall E
1 Oxford St
Cambridge, MA

Harvard South Asia Institute Special Event Anuja Jain, Ph.D., Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies, Columbia University Mukti Khaire, Associate Professor at Harvard Business School Vikramaditya Khanna, Bruce W. Nichols Visiting Professor of Law, Harvard Law School Moderator: Erum Sattar, SJD Candidate, Harvard Law School

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