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SAI Event Topic : Urbanization

Jugaad City

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Mon, Nov 10, 2014 from 06:30pm — 08:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S050
Harvard University

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

Urbanization Seminar Please note the updated date and location. Vikram Bhatt, Professor, School of Architecture and Director, Minimum Cost Housing Group, McGill University Chair: Rahul Mehrotra, Professor of Urban Design and Planning and Chair of the Department of Urban Planning and Design, Harvard Graduate School of Design Jugaad is a Hindi word meaning a clever improvisation […]

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The Secret Life of Cities

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Tue, Oct 21, 2014 at 06:30pm —
Thu, Oct 23, 2014 at 06:30pm

Urbanization Lecture Series Series of Lectures with Suketu Mehta, author of Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found Read a summary of the event: Exploring a city’s narrative Tuesday, Oct. 21: “Migration: Storytelling the City” (6:30PM, Piper Auditorium GSD) The worldwide stampede to urban areas has produced a set of narratives about the city; dislocation demands recollection. What […]

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Healing Bodies, Healing Spaces: Understanding Urban Religiosity in Contemporary India

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Mon, Oct 6, 2014 from 06:30pm — 08:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S050
Harvard University

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

Urbanization Seminar Smriti Srinivas, Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Davis Chair: Rahul Mehrotra, Professor of Urban Design and Planning and Chair of the Department of Urban Planning and Design, Harvard Graduate School of Design Cosponsored with the Harvard University Social Anthropology Colloquium This presentation seeks to understand the ethnographic and analytical registers of […]

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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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Innovation, Exploitation, and Documentation in the 21st-Century Slums

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Thu, Feb 20, 2014 from 06:30pm — 08:00pm

VENUE
Piper Auditorium
Graduate School of Design
Harvard University

ADDRESS
Piper Auditorium
Graduate School of Design
Harvard University
48 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Urbanization Seminar Katherine Boo, New Yorker Staff Writer, Author of Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity, Senior Loeb Scholar at the Harvard Graduate School of Design Katherine is a staff writer at the The New Yorker Magazine and the author of Behind the Beautiful Forevers, winner of the National Book […]

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The Beautification of Postwar Colombo

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Tue, Nov 19, 2013 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

VENUE
CGIS Knafel, K262
Harvard University

ADDRESS
1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138

Urbanization Seminar Jonathan Spencer, Professor of the Anthropology of South Asia & Head of School of Social and Political Science, Social Anthropology, School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh Chair: Charles Hallisey, Yehan Numata Senior Lecturer on Buddhist Literatures, Harvard Divinity School Since the end of the country’s 30-year civil war in 2009, […]

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Urbanization Seminar Series

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Wed, Apr 3, 2013 from 06:00pm — 07:30pm

VENUE
CGIS Knafel, K262
Harvard University

ADDRESS
1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138

Small Cities, Big Issues: Why Small Cities Matter in Debates on Urban Poverty and Inequality Neema Kudva, Associate Professor, City & Regional Planning, Cornell University Chair: Rahul Mehrotra, Professor of Urban Planning and Design and Chair of the Department of Urban Planning and Design, Harvard Graduate School of Design

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Urbanization Seminar Series

The Future of South Asia: A Landscape of Pluralism Rahul Mehrotra, Professor and Chair, Department of Urban Planning and Design, Harvard Graduate School of Design Chair: Hiteshkumar Hathi, Producer of NPR’s ‘Here and Now’ Co-sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Design Watch this seminar here.

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Urbanization Seminar Series

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Wed, Nov 9, 2011 from 06:30pm — 08:00pm

Planned Neighborhoods: The Long-term Account of An American Design Concept in Independent India Co-sponsored with the Harvard Graduate School of Design Sanjeev Vidyarthi, Assistant Professor of Urban Planning & Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago Chair: Rahul Mehrotra, Professor and Chair, Department of Urban Planning and Design, Harvard Graduate School of Design View the seminar through Vimeo, […]

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Urbanization Seminar Series

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Fri, Feb 3, 2012 - Sat, Feb 4, 2012

Urban Design Conference: Conditions and Projections Sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Design. Co-sponsored by the South Asia Initiative, The Andes Initiative at the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard University, The Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies at Harvard University, Swissnex Boston, Switzerland’s science and technology outpost in Boston, and the Loeb Fellowship Program, […]

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Urbanization Seminar Series

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Thu, Mar 8, 2012 from 06:30pm — 08:00pm

A Tale of Three Cities: India’s Urban Future Chaired by Rahul Mehrotra, Professor and Chair, Department of Urban Planning and Design, Harvard Graduate School of Design Date: Thursday, March 08, 2012 6:30 pm-8:00 pm Location: Stubbins Room, Graduate School of Design, 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge , MA 02138 Ravi Kalia, Professor of Asian Studies, Division of Humanities and the […]

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