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SAI Event Type : Seminars


Erum Haider – Joint Seminar on South Asian Politics Series

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Fri, Mar 10, 2023 from 02:00pm — 04:00pm

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S153, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St.

Erum Haider is Assistant Professor in Political Science and Environmental Studies at the College of Wooster. She received her PhD from Georgetown University, Department of Government, and is the recipient of the USIP Jennings Randolph Peace Scholar pre-doctoral fellowship for 2019-20. She is currently a Research Fellow at the Mahbub ul Haq Research Center in Lahore, […]

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Alexander Lee Harvard Joint Seminar – The Tragedy and the Paradox: State building in South Asia since 1526

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Wed, Feb 22, 2023 from 02:00pm — 04:00pm

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Rm S153, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St

Alexander Lee, University of Rochester Alexander Lee earned his PhD from Stanford and his BA from Yale. His research focuses on the factors governing the success or failure of political institutions. In particular, his work focuses on the historical evolution of state capacity, the political economy of South Asia, the causes and consequences of identity politics, […]

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Mittal Institute Graduate Student Associate Showcase

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Mon, Dec 5, 2022 from 09:00am — 10:30am

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CGIS South, S050
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S050
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA

The Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute Graduate Student Associate (GSA) Showcase is a chance for the diverse, prestigious and interdisciplinary Graduate Student Associates to share with the Mittal Institute Community their research, what they have been working on this semester, or highlighting past fieldwork they have done. GSAs will present with a separate […]

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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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Vineeta Yadav — How Elite Risk Preferences Shape Democracy: Evidence from India and Pakistan

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Fri, Nov 4, 2022 from 02:00pm — 04:00pm

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Rm S153, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St

Professor Yadav is an associate professor of political science at Penn State University. She recieved her Ph.D. in Political Science from Yale University in 2007. Yadav’s research and teaching interests lie in comparative politics, political economy, economic development, and survey research.

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Reflections on Interpretation and Serving in the Judiciary

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Mon, Sep 19, 2022 at 04:30pm

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Milstein West AB at Wasserstein Hall (second floor), Harvard Law School

4:30-5:30 p.m. Please register for this event here by 2 p.m. on Monday, September 19. Seating will be limited though some overflow space will be available. Featuring Syed Mansoor Ali Shah (Justice, Supreme Court of Pakistan) and Stephen Breyer (Byrne Professor of Administrative Law and Process, Harvard Law School; former Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the […]

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Exploring Asia-Africa Partnerships: Nuances of India’s Approaches and Situating the China Factor

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Mon, Apr 18, 2022 from 09:00am — 10:30am

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Webinar

India’s contemporary relationships with countries in Africa are being reimagined at a time when China’s multi-dimensional engagement with the region has deepened significantly. There is a need to examine these developments from diverse, cross-sectoral perspectives and go beyond the linear narratives.

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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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CoSTAR Public Talk: Collaborative Conservation

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Tue, Mar 22, 2022 at 09:30am

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Webinar

Register for the CoSTAR Public Talk In Fall 2022, the Harvard Art Museums will present Funerary Portraits from Roman Egypt: Facing Forward, an exhibition on funerary portraits, often referred to as ‘mummy portraits’, from Roman Egypt. This exhibition has broken new ground for the museums in the composition of its curatorial team, comprised of conservators, […]

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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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