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SAI Event Type : Arts + Culture


Workshop and Lecture with Professor Chander Shekhar

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Mon, Oct 3, 2022 from 03:00pm — 07:00pm

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Barker Center 110 (Thompson Room)

Professor Chander Shekhar teaches in the Department of Persian at the University of Delhi. For a number of years he was the Director of the Lal Bahadur Shastri Centre for Indian Culture in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. He is the author of numerous books and articles on Indo-Persian literature and codicology. He has edited many Persian texts on poetry, history, and the book arts.

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The Architecture of Transition: Emergent Practices in South Asia

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Sat, Sep 17, 2022 at 09:00am

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Webinar

Register here 9:00 am EST (virtual) This series will convene young practices that have displayed a rigorous engagement in the making of architecture in the public realm and in response to the spectrum of issues that societies in acute transition are experiencing. The first lecture will include Nripal Adhikary from Nepal and Rizvi Hassan from Bangladesh. This lecture series also marks […]

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Art, Aesthetics, and Politics: A conversation with T.M. Krishna

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Mon, Oct 3, 2022 at 06:00pm

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CGIS South, S020 Belfer
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S020 Belfer
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138

What is the role of art in deeply unequal societies? Are aesthetics political? Can artists challenge dominant orders? Please join us for a conversation between eminent Carnatic vocalist and activist T.M. Krishna

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Exhibit Launch: Capturing the Change, Imaging the Future

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Mon, Oct 24, 2022 from 06:00pm — 07:00pm

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CGIS South, 4th Floor
1730 Cambridge St

Please join us for an opening reception for the Mittal Institute’s new exhibit featuring our Fall 2022 Visiting Artist Fellows: photographers Aamina Nizar of Colombo, Sri Lanka, and Sharbendu De of New Delhi, India. Their exhibit, entitled, “Capturing the Change, Imaging the Future,” will be on display from October 4 to November 30, 2022 at CGIS […]

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Contemporary Architecture in Bangladesh: Sources and the Way Beyond

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Mon, Oct 17, 2022

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CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

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

Modern architecture in Bangladesh finds it roots in numerous influences, including the pioneering Bangladeshi architect Muzharul Islam, numerous western architects such as Paul Rudolph and Stanley Tigerman, and the iconic Louis Kahn-designed National Parliament House and its surroundings, among others. This coincided with development of the first school of architecture in Dhaka, which then saw […]

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South Asian Narratives: Reclaiming and Retelling

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Tue, Mar 29, 2022 at 05:30pm

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Webinar

Register for this event Each year, the Mittal Institute’s Visiting Artist Fellowship welcomes mid-career artists from South Asia to Harvard’s campus to engage with Harvard faculty and students, to participate in art exhibitions, and to perform research using Harvard’s intellectual resources to further their art practice. On Tuesday, March 29th, the Mittal Institute will host […]

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Conservation in a Shifting Landscape: The Future of Modern Architecture in South Asia

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Wed, Mar 23, 2022 at 06:30pm

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Piper Auditorium, Harvard Graduate School of Design

HYBRID EVENT Wednesday, March 23, 6:30 pm EST In-person: Piper Auditorium at the Harvard Graduate School of Design (Harvard i.d. holders only) Join us at 6:00 p.m. for samosas Livestream: Online viewing at GSD event page here The period of 1950 to 1980 saw exemplary examples of architecture in the South Asian region, some of […]

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Visiting Artist Fellowship Virtual Art Exhibition: Women in South Asia: Expectations, Burdens and Obligations

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Mon, Nov 8, 2021 from 05:30pm — 06:30pm

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Online

Register for this talk Each year, the Mittal Institute’s Visiting Artist Fellowship (VAF) welcomes mid-career artists from South Asia to Harvard’s campus to engage with Harvard faculty and students, to participate in art exhibitions, and to perform research using Harvard’s intellectual resources to further their art practice. On November 8, the Mittal Institute will host a […]

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