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Representation from Below: How Women Mobilize in India’s Weak Party System

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Fri, Apr 9, 2021 from 11:00am — 12:30pm

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Webinar

Register here to join the webinar. Tanushree Goyal is a fourth and final year PhD candidate at the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford, United Kingdom. Goyal is also an academy scholar at the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies, Harvard University. Starting in Fall 2022, she will join […]

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Policing and Gendered Cases in India

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Fri, Feb 26, 2021 from 11:00am — 12:30pm

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Webinar

Register here to join the webinar. Nirvikar Jassal is a Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford University. His research focuses on gender, sexual violence, ethnic conflict and hate crime, and policing with a regional focus on South Asia. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in the American Political Science Review, Asian Survey and Journal of Asian […]

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Capacity Beyond Coercion: Regulatory Pragmatism and Compliance Along the India-Nepal Border

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Fri, Mar 26, 2021 from 11:00am — 12:30pm

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Webinar

Register here to join the webinar. Susan L. Ostermann is Assistant Professor of Global Affairs at the Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame. She completed her Ph.D. in the Travers Department of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley. She also holds a law degree from Stanford Law School […]

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Weapons of the Weak: The Violent Consequences of Biased Technological Change

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Fri, Feb 5, 2021 from 11:00am — 12:30pm

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Webinar

Register here to join the webinar. Aditya Dasgupta is assistant professor of political science at the University of California, Merced. He completed his PhD at Harvard University and was previously a postdoc at Stanford University. Dasgupta’s research is in comparative politics, political economy, and political-economic history/development. He works in three areas: (i) the political economy […]

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Business, Voters, and Distributive Politics in Developing Democracies

Register for the event: https://bit.ly/32yhBGS Gautam Nair, Assistant Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, will explore the impact of business on developing democracies and inequality. Gautam Nair is a a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, where he is a faculty affiliate of the Ash Center for […]

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Discrimination and Defiant Pride: How the Demand for Dignity Creates Slack for Poor Governance

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Fri, Oct 23, 2020 from 12:00pm — 01:30pm

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Webinar

Register for the event: https://bit.ly/3iGc1YK Incoming Assistant Professor of Government Mashail Malik will discuss how social identities shape and are shaped by political life. Mashail Malik studies how social identities – such as ethnicity and class – both shape and are shaped by political life. Currently a Gerald J. Lieberman Fellow, a Ric Weiland Graduate […]

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Rediscovering Partition from New Perspectives

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Tue, Sep 1, 2020 from 10:00am — 11:30am

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Webinar

Partition Webinar Poster

10:00 AM EDT  |  3:00 PM BST  |  7:00 PM PKT  |  7:30 PM IST Join via Zoom: https://harvard.zoom.us/j/95706117879 The impact of the 1947 Partition still ripples throughout South Asia, 73 years later. However, our knowledge of this historic event is constantly being reevaluated by academics and researchers who have continued to illuminate the details […]

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Webinar: Entrepreneurs and the COVID-19 Global Reset in South Asia

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Fri, Jun 5, 2020 from 09:00am — 10:30am

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED 9:00–10:30 AM EST // 6:00–7:30 PM PKT // 6:30–8:00 PM IST // 7:00–8:30 PM BST Venue: Virtual via Zoom: https://harvard.zoom.us/j/95880357744 This event will also be streamed on YouTube: https://youtu.be/NhcBsgX5C0M Panelists Tarun Khanna, Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor, Harvard Business School; Director, The Mittal Institute Rajeeb Samdani, Co-Founder and Trustee, Samdani Art Foundation; Managing […]

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Citizenship in Crisis: The Anti-CAA Protests and the Future of India

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Thu, Feb 20, 2020 from 05:00pm — 07:00pm

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CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium S010
Harvard University

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

The panelists will discuss India’s recent legislation on citizenship and what it means for the nation’s future. This event is hosted by the Harvard University Asia Center and co-sponsored by the Mittal Institute. Speakers: Suraj Yengde, Dalit scholar, activist, and postdoctoral fellow, Harvard Kennedy School Esha Meher, Lawyer, Supreme Court of India Hemanth Bharatha Chakravarthy, […]

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Citizenship: History, Policy, and Protests

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Tue, Feb 25, 2020 from 05:00pm — 07:00pm

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CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium S010
Harvard University

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

In South Asia, the current debate around issues of citizenship has ignited divisions and unrest; however, the roots of these issues stretch back much further. This interdisciplinary panel will explore the post-Partition history of citizenship in the region, legal and constitutional developments, and the issues at play on both sides of recent legislation and counter-movements. […]

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Meritocracy: Perspectives from China Past and Present

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Tue, Nov 27, 2018 from 06:00pm — 08:30pm

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India International Centre

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India International Centre
#40, Max Mueller Marg, Lodhi Estate
Delhi, India


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Kamala Devi Complex

How should societies identify and promote merit? Enabling all people to fulfill their full potential and ensuring that competent and capable leaders are selected to govern are central challenges for any society. Failure to meet these challenges can have enormous costs, for individuals and for societies as a whole. The richness of China’s historical experience […]

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The Past, Present and Potential Future of Coal in India

India’s coal industry is highly contested today. Between the immediacy of coal shortages, the transition to renewable energy, and air pollution problems, the long history of the coal industry and India’s deep economic and social dependence on the fuel gets lost in conversation. In this talk, Rohit will give a brief historical sketch of the […]

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