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SAI Event Type : Panel


Webinar: Educational Responses to COVID-19 in South Asia

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Fri, May 22, 2020 from 09:30am — 10:30am

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED 9:30–10:30 AM EST // 6:30–7:30 PM PKT // 7:00–8:00 PM IST // 7:30–8:30 PM BST Venue: Virtual via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83985695617 This event will also be streamed on Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MittalInstitute/ Moderator Zainab Qureshi, LEAPS Director, Evidence for Policy Design (EPoD), Harvard Kennedy School Panelists Asim Ijaz Khwaja, Director, Center for International Development; Sumitomo-Foundation […]

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Webinar: The Neglected Epidemics in India: How Will COVID-19 Affect Them?

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Thu, May 14, 2020 from 09:00am — 10:30am

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/95936810474 Speakers Jacqueline Bhabha, Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Lucicia Ditiu, Executive Director, Stop TB Partnership Purnima Menon, Senior Research Fellow, Poverty, Health, and Nutrition […]

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Webinar: The Labor of Fashion, the Global COVID-19 Crisis, and the Politics of Resistance in Bangladesh

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Fri, Jun 12, 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 Virtual via Zoom: https://harvard.zoom.us/j/99118872916 Stream via YouTube Live: https://youtu.be/JgegRQEm1UY Moderators Dr. Elora Chowdhury, Professor, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, University of Massachusetts, Boston Dr. Durba Mitra, Assistant Professor, Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality, Harvard University Speakers […]

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Webinar: The Science Behind COVID-19

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Fri, Apr 24, 2020 from 09:00am — 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 Moderator: Dr. Jennifer Leaning, Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Panelists: Dr. Caroline Buckee, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Dr. Sheila Jasanoff, Pforzheimer Professor of Science […]

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Webinar: The Response to COVID-19 in South Asia

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Fri, Apr 17, 2020 from 09:00am — 10:30am

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

9:00–10:30 AM EST // 6:30–8:00 PM IST

Venue: https://zoom.us/j/95140903915

Moderator:
Dr. Vikram Patel, Pershing Square Professor of Global Health, Harvard Medical School

Panelists:
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.

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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

VENUE
CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium S010
Harvard University

ADDRESS
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

VENUE
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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India Conference at Harvard

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Sat, Feb 15, 2020 - Sun, Feb 16, 2020

VENUE
Harvard Business School, Harvard Kennedy School

ADDRESS
Harvard Business School
100 Western Ave.
Boston, MA 02163

Harvard Kennedy School
79 John F. Kennedy St.
Cambridge, MA 02138

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 […]

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India Science Festival 2020

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Sat, Jan 11, 2020 at 10:30am —
Sun, Jan 12, 2020 at 06:45pm

The beginning of 2020 will mark a massive celebration of science and technology with the India Science Fest, which aims to bridge the gap between science and society. This extravaganza is a non-profit initiative to help youth engage with the latest in science from across the world, fueling curiosity and demystifying the scientific career path. Aspiring Minds, an Indian-born global assessments leader, is a lead organizer of the Festival in association with the Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute at Harvard University, the primary academic partner for the event.

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Fireside Chat with India’s Ambassador to the US

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Fri, Dec 6, 2019 from 03:30pm — 04:30pm

VENUE
Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, MA

ADDRESS
Harvard Kennedy School
Cambridge, MA

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.

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Shareholder Cities: Land Transformations Along Urban Corridors in India

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Tue, Nov 5, 2019 from 06:00pm — 07:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S020 Belfer
Harvard University

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

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 […]

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Mobilities and Immobilities: Histories of Modern Migration to and in the Americas

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Thu, Sep 12, 2019 at 09:00am —
Fri, Sep 13, 2019 at 04:00pm

VENUE
Robinson Hall, 35 Quincy Street, Lower Level Library

ADDRESS
Robinson Hall
35 Quincy Street
Lower Level Library


VENUE
William James Hall, 1550

ADDRESS
William James Hall, 1550
33 Kirkland Street
Cambridge MA

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.

Location
Thursday, September 12: William James Hall 1550
Friday, September 13: Robinson Hall, Basement Seminar Room

Keynote
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

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