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SAI Event Type : Cultural/Social Events


A Personalized History of Indian Photography, 1880 to 2010

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Wed, Nov 5, 2014 from 05:15pm — 06:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S030
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S030
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138

Arts Lecture and Opening Reception for ‘Coded Elegance’ Photographer Pablo Bartholomew, whose career spans over 40 years, introspects on his personal collection of historical photographs as well as works by other photographers from the pre and post-Independence era, rounding off by elaborating on contemporary practices. This visual walkthrough consists of photographic work that has marked and influenced him. […]

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South Asia Exchange: Thoughts, Responses and Questions

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Wed, Oct 8, 2014 from 06:00pm — 09:00pm

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CGIS South Concourse
Harvard University

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

A group show called South Asia Exchange: An exhibition exploring contemporary dialogue about South Asia: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Pakistan, including social justice, pop culture, industry, the environment, food, music, and how they come into play with the idea of exchange. Exhibit duration: October 6 – October 14, 2014 Opening Reception: Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 6 […]

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The Wakhis at musical crossroads of Tajikistan and Pakistan

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Wed, Oct 1, 2014 at 01:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S153
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S153
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

SAI South Asia Without Border Seminar Richard Wolf, Department of Music and South Asian Studies, Harvard University Cosponsored with the Harvard Committee on Inner Asian and Altaic Studies

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The Edges and Beyond: Shedding Light on Shangri La

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Thu, Sep 25, 2014 at 04:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S050
Harvard University

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

Closing seminar and reception Kevin Bubriski, Documentary Photographer; Director of Documentary Studies, Green Mountain College; 2010-2011 Robert Gardner Visiting Artist, Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology Discussants: Professor Frank J. Korom, Professor of Religion and Anthropology, Boston University Professor Jinah Kim, Assistant Professor of History of Art and Architecture, South and Southeast Asia, Harvard University […]

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Love, War & Other Longings

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Fri, Oct 31, 2014 - Sun, Nov 2, 2014

Pakistani Film Festival Cosponsored by the Brown University India Initiative    Fri Oct 31: Hallow’s Eve: Chainsaw Spatter 6:00 pm Zibaah Khana (77minutes) Sat Nov 1: Saint’s Day: Directors in Conversation 11:20 am A Brief History of Pakistani Cinema Lecture by Iftikhar Dadi 12:00 pm Josh (104 minutes) 2:00 pm Q+A with Josh Director, Iram Parveen […]

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Chaat Welcome Back Party

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Mon, Sep 8, 2014 from 05:00pm — 07:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South Concourse
Harvard University

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

Celebrate the start of the school year with the Harvard South Asia Institute (SAI)! Enjoy delicious food from all over South Asia. Meet representatives from student groups across Harvard that focus on South Asia. Learn about SAI’s internship and funding opportunities.   If you are interested in representing your South Asia focused student group at […]

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Legends of India: Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan and Pandit Anindo Chatterjee

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Sat, Sep 20, 2014 at 07:00pm

VENUE
Paine Hall

ADDRESS
Paine Hall
Behind 1 Oxford Street Music Building
Cambridge, MA

The SPK Academy, the LearnQuest Academy of Music and the Harvard South Asia Institute are excited to present an Indian Classical music concert by two world renowned musicians: sitar maestro Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan and tabla maestro Pandit Anindo Chatterjee. The on-stage chemistry between these musical virtuosos is simply electrifying and their performances always take Indian Classical music […]

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South Asian Poets Meeting

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Sat, May 17, 2014 from 03:00pm — 05:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S010

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S010
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA

The annual South Asian Poets Meeting will be hosted on May 17, 2014, from 3 PM to 5:30 PM in CGIS-010, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA. The topic this year is “Mother Tongue,” “Matrubhsha” in Hindi.  Poems in any South Asian or related languages are welcome.  In lieu of an original poem, one can read a classical […]

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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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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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Film Screening: The Good Road

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Mon, Dec 9, 2013 from 05:00pm — 07:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S010

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S010
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA

South Asia Institute Film Event Gyan Correa, Director Vikramaditya Khanna, Bruce W. Nichols Visiting Professor of Law, Harvard Law School The Good Road is India’s entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 2014 86th Academy Awards. 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm: Film Screening 6:30 pm – 7:00: Discussion and Q and A with audience, moderated by Vikram Khanna. […]

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