Fri, Apr 24, 2020 at 09:00am
Fri, Apr 24, 2020 at 10:30am
NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED
9:00–10:30 AM EST // 6:30–8:00 PM IST
Venue: Virtual via Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/97716400365
- Dr. Jennifer Leaning, Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
- Dr. Caroline Buckee, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
- Dr. Sheila Jasanoff, Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies, Harvard Kennedy School
- Dr. Victoria D’Souza, Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University
This panel will provide a deeper understanding of the science behind the COVID-19 virus. Panelists will explore the place of science in the COVID-19 response, as well as transmission of the virus throughout South Asia using mobile network data.
Please note that there will be a maximum attendance capacity to the above Zoom session. A link to the session will be provided on our website, social media platforms, and to our mailing list the day prior to the event.
Fri, Apr 17, 2020 at 09:00am
Fri, Apr 17, 2020 at 10:30am
NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED
9:00–10:30 AM EST // 6:30–8:00 PM IST
Dr. Vikram Patel, Pershing Square Professor of Global Health, Harvard Medical School
Dr. Richard Cash, Senior Lecturer on Global Health, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Dr. Sabina Faiz Rashid, Dean and Professor, BRAC James P. Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University
Dr. Shamika Ravi, Senior Fellow of the Governance Studies Program, Brookings Institution
Dr. Srinath Reddy, President, Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI)
What has been the impact of the policy response to COVID-19 on the ground in South Asia? Were these policies proportionate and appropriate? What consequences might they have? This panel will offer an overview of the varied in-region responses to the virus and their impact on the health system and social sector.
Thu, Feb 20, 2020 at 05:00pm
Thu, Feb 20, 2020 at 07:00pm
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.
- Suraj Yengde, Dalit scholar, activist, and postdoctoral fellow, Harvard Kennedy School
- Esha Meher, Lawyer, Supreme Court of India
- Hemanth Bharatha Chakravarthy, Sophomore, Harvard College
- Sugata Bose, Gardiner Professor of Oceanic History and Affairs, Harvard University
Tue, Feb 25, 2020 at 05:00pm
Tue, Feb 25, 2020 at 07:00pm
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.
- Sana Aiyar, Associate Professor of History, MIT
- Kalyani Ramnath, Prize Fellow in Economics, History, and Politics, Harvard University
- Sahana Ghosh, Postdoctoral Fellow in International and Public Affairs, Brown University
- Suchitra Vijayan, Founder and Executive Director, The Polis Project
- Rohit De, Associate Professor, Yale University
Ashu Varshney gives testimony at USCIRF Hearing on Citizenship Laws and Religious Freedom
Sat, Feb 15, 2020
Sun, Feb 16, 2020
The 17th Annual India Conference at Harvard will take place at the Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School in Cambridge.
The India Conference at Harvard presents an excellent opportunity for those with an interest in India and the role it will play in the 2020s to learn from India’s opinion leaders.
This year, the conference boasts a stellar line up of speakers, including celebrated actor Anupam Kher, former international cricket coach Gary Kirsten, media baron Aroon Purie, economist Arvind Subramanian, senior politicians Jayant Sinha and Varun Gandhi, filmmaker Kabir Khan, CEO of Flipkart Kalyan Krishnamurthy, Invest India CEO Deepak Bagla, standup comedian Vir Das, and leading technology entrepreneurs Ritesh Agarwal of Oyo and Girish Mathrubootham of Freshworks.
Book tickets here: https://indiaconference.com/
For 20% off, use code: ICH0020
Fri, Dec 6, 2019 at 03:30pm
Fri, Dec 6, 2019 at 04:30pm
Location: Harvard Kennedy School, Wexner Building, Room 332
The distinguished panel of guests will include Harsh Vardhan Shringla, Ambassador of India to the United States; Sandeep Chakravorty, Consul General of India in New York; and Dhananjay Tiwary, Counsellor, Science and Technology, who will discuss a broad range of issues relevant to students and researchers.
Tue, Nov 5, 2019 at 06:00pm
Tue, Nov 5, 2019 at 07:30pm
Economic corridors — ambitious infrastructural development projects throughout Asia and Africa — are dramatically redefining the shape of urbanization. As these corridors cut across croplands, the conversion of agricultural lands into new urban uses has erupted in volatile land conflicts. This talk will focus on urbanization along the first economic corridor built in India, the Mumbai-Pune Expressway.
Sai Balakrishnan, Assistant Professor of Urban Planning, Harvard Graduate School of Design
Bish Sanyal, Ford International Professor of Urban Development and Planning, Director of the Special Program in Urban and Regional Studies/Humphrey Fellows Program, MIT
Patrick Heller, Professor of Sociology and International and Public Affairs, Brown University
Susan Fainstein, Lecturer and Senior Research Fellow in Urban Planning and Design, Harvard Graduate School of Design
Rahul Mehrotra, Professor of Urban Design and Planning, Harvard Graduate School of Design
Thu, Sep 12, 2019 at 09:00am
Fri, Sep 13, 2019 at 04:00pm
This workshop consists of pre-circulated papers. Please contact the author directly for a copy of their paper. Each hour of discussion will follow the same model: 5-7 minutes of speaking time for the author, a 30-35 minute forum in which workshop participants discuss the paper without a response from the author, a 5 minute faculty response, and 3-5 minutes of response from the author. Meals and snacks will be provided for all participants.
Thursday, September 12: William James Hall 1550
Friday, September 13: Robinson Hall, Basement Seminar Room
The Commerce (Clause) in Sex and Migration in the Life of Lucille de Saint-Andre
Grace Peña Delgado, University of California, Santa Cruz
Comments: Walter Johnson, Harvard University
Thu, May 2, 2019
Fri, May 3, 2019
As part of the Nepal Studies Program, Professor Michael Witzel from Harvard University will lead a conference titled “Hinduism in Nepal: The Ritual Dimension.” Ritual has played a major role in Hindu societies, from the Vedas to modern times, and it has been particularly prominent in Nepalese society. It accompanies individuals from morning until night, from birth to death, and it shapes the customs of society throughout the year. This conference will explore some of the rituals, past and present, that are typical for Nepal. Stress is put on the extensive documentation that has been carried out over the past few decades, with a particular focus on fire rituals.
Tue, Apr 2, 2019 at 06:15pm
Tue, Apr 2, 2019 at 07:30pm
In this event, Professor Ashu Varshney, Ronak Desai, and Hasit Shah will discuss the pressure points of the upcoming Indian election.
Ashu Varshney, Director of the Center for Contemporary South Asia and Sol Goldman Professor of Political Science and International and Public Affairs at Brown University
Ronak Desai, Vice Chair of the Indian Practice at Steptoe and Law & Security Fellow at New America
Hasit Shah, Journalist and Expert on Digital Media and Internet Access in India
Thu, Sep 27, 2018 at 06:00pm
Thu, Sep 27, 2018 at 08:00pm
Join us for our ongoing India Seminar Series to discuss the growing challenge of Water Fluorosis, in a discussion titled, ‘Tackling Fluorosis: Innovative technology as a solution to the spreading health crisis’
There are about 66 million people in India suffering from toxic levels of fluoride in their drinking water, these are mostly poor people in rural communities in dry / arid area that must depend of groundwater as their drinking water source. Fluoride is a vicious toxic ion in the sense that it affects and attacks the poor far more aggressively that it affects those nutritionally better off. It also is very effective in ruining the lives of very young people who then suffer from serious bone deformation (skeletal fluorosis) and its harmful economic, social, and psychological effects.
The panelists for this discussion include,
– Dr. Andrew Z. Haddad- ITRI-Rosenfeld Postdoctoral Fellow, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
– Srikrishna Sridhar Murthy- Founder and CEO, Sattva Consulting
– Dr. Sunderrajan Krishnan- Executive Director, INREM Foundation
To RSVP write to firstname.lastname@example.org and confirm your presence at the event.