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“To know or not to know”: Cleansing the dead

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Mon, Nov 14, 2022 at 12:00pm

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CGIS South RmS153

Khyati Tripathi is a death scholar from India and, through her work, she tries to bring together events, emotions and practices related to death to explore the psychosocial significance and intricate connections between them. She is interested in exploring the ‘sacred’ in death and the pure and impure aspects of it. Her work is based at the intersection of social anthropology, psychology, and psychoanalysis.

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Digital Emerging Countries: Big nations, inward-looking strategy, and leapfrog in the Global South

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Fri, Oct 28, 2022 from 11:00am — 12:30pm

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Common Room #136, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

In India, three-wheeled motorcycle drivers take orders from UBER, and in an inland Chinese village, telemedicine is becoming more prevalent. Meanwhile, in Cape Town, South Africa, female engineers are developing a business plan for a mobile application. Today, digitalization has increasingly surpassed emerging economies.

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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

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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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Decarbonizing India’s Energy Economy

Register for the Decarbonizing India’s Energy Economy talk Speaker: Professor Michael B. McElroy, Gilbert Butler Professor of Environmental Studies at Harvard University and Chair of the Harvard-China Project on Energy, Economy and Environment India, the second most populous country on the planet, has enormous energy demands. It is investing billions in renewable power, with the goal of […]

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Healthcare in Asia – Post Pandemic

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Wed, Feb 16, 2022 at 08:30am

Register for Session 2 of our “Post-Pandemic: Driving Inclusive Growth” Seminar Series Session 3 takes place on March 16th! In a region containing over half of the world’s population and key global powers such as China and India, the pandemic has caused massive shifts in healthcare, economics, and education that affect billions. This series aims […]

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Post Pandemic: Economics and Social Policy Driving Social Cohesion in Asia

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Wed, Mar 16, 2022 at 09:30am

Register for Session 3 of our “Post-Pandemic: Driving Inclusive Growth” Seminar Series In a region containing over half of the world’s population and key global powers such as China and India, the pandemic has caused massive shifts in healthcare, economics, and education that affect billions. This series aims to catalyze research on what steps can […]

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Afghanistan After the Collapse: Where Are We Now, and What Comes Next?

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Tue, Feb 15, 2022 from 11:00am — 12:15pm

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Webinar

Register for this talk  11:00 am – 12:15 pm EST On the six-month anniversary of the Taliban’s swift takeover of Afghanistan, this virtual event, moderated by Davis Center Fellow Fara Abbas, explores Afghanistan under Taliban rule. Together with our expert panel of speakers, we will address the political, economic, and security developments in Afghanistan and […]

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Bridging the Gulf: Experimental Evidence on Migration’s Impact on Tolerance and Internationalism

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Fri, May 6, 2022 from 12:00pm — 01:30pm

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Webinar

Register to join the Bridging the Gulf talk As part of our South Asian Politics Series, organized with Brown University and MIT, Prof. Nikhar Gaikwad (Columbia University) will present on the social impact of migration in a globalized world. Prof. Pia Raffler (Harvard University) will serve as the moderator.  Nikhar Gaikwad is an Assistant Professor […]

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Colossus: The Anatomy of Delhi

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Fri, Mar 4, 2022 from 12:00pm — 01:30pm

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Webinar

Register to join the Colossus: The Anatomy of Delhi talk Neelanjan Sircar is a Senior Visiting Fellow at Centre for Policy Research, Delhi, and Assistant Professor at Ashoka University. His research interests include Indian political economy and comparative political behavior with an eye to Bayesian statistics, causal inference, social network analysis, and game theory. Mr Sircar’s recent […]

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Afghanistan’s Next Transition: How we got here, and what comes next

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Fri, Oct 15, 2021 from 11:00am — 12:15pm

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Webinar

Register for the talk This Harvard University panel, co-sponsored by the Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute and the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies’ Negotiation Task Force, will explore the lead up to the collapse of the Afghan government, as well as what the new Taliban regime means for the future of […]

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India at 75: The Global Roots of Independence

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Wed, Oct 6, 2021 from 08:00am — 09:30am

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Webinar

5:30 PM IST – 7:00 PM IST / 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ET  Register for the talk Since independence in 1947, India has played a considerable role in shaping the world. But the world also played a considerable role in shaping Indian independence. As India approaches the 75th anniversary of its freedom, the Lakshmi Mittal […]

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