SAI Event Type : Seminars


Preparing Young Indian Scientists for Life Sciences in the 21st Century

Preparing Young Indian Scientists for Life Sciences in the 21st Century
The landscape of life sciences — biology, biomedicine, biotech, and all the rest — is rapidly changing. Today, the amount of data produced is massive, and it increases exponentially with time. New techniques are invented every week as existing techniques get cheaper,...

Rohingya Persecution in Myanmar: Evidence and Accountability

Rohingya Persecution in Myanmar: Evidence and Accountability

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) surveyed leaders from 604 Rohingya hamlets in Myanmar’s Rakhine state encompassing more than 916,000 people. The findings, coupled with in-depth interviews and forensic medical examinations of Rohingya survivors, point to a widespread and systematic pattern of targeted violence – including rapes and killings of women, men, and children – that drove more than 720,000 Rohingya into neighboring Bangladesh. Dr. Parveen Parmar and Dr. Jen Leigh will present the findings of these studies.

Prevention Science in Child Protection: An Indian Case Study

Prevention Science in Child Protection: An Indian Case Study

This seminar, with support from the Harvard University Asia Center, will explore the early findings of a research project that examines community-level strategies to prevent violence, abuse, and exploitation of children in India.

Urbanization Seminar: Mrinalini Rajagopalan

Mrinalini Rajagopalan, Director of Graduate Studies and Associate Professor, Department of History of Art & Architecture, University of Pittsburgh, is a historian of India’s built environment and is particularly interested in the impact of colonialism...

Visiting Artist Program Lecture

Visiting Artist Program Lecture
The Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute’s Visiting Artist Fellowship (VAF) is an eight-week research fellowship at Harvard that connects artists from South Asia to Harvard’s intellectual resources. The Fellowship provides a platform for conducting...

India Seminar Series: ‘Unspoken Story’

India Seminar Series: ‘Unspoken Story’
As part of our ongoing India Seminar Series, we are partnering with Sangath and It’s Ok To Talk for an event titled ‘Unspoken Story’ with Vikram Patel, The Pershing Square Professor of Global Health, Harvard Medical School, in a conversation about mental health. This...

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...
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