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SAI Event Type : Seminars


CANCELLED: Princes of the Mughal Empire

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Fri, Mar 7, 2014

Muslim Societies in South Asia Seminar Munis Faruqui, Associate Professor, Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies, University of California Berkeley Chair: Ali Asani, Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures, Faculty of Arts and Sciences; Director, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program Cosponsored with the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program […]

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Dharna and the Discretionary State: The Construction of the Political and Genealogies of Democracy in Contemporary India

WHEN
Mon, Feb 24, 2014 from 04:15pm — 05:45pm

VENUE
William James Hall, 1550

ADDRESS
William James Hall, 1550
33 Kirkland Street
Cambridge MA

South Asia Without Border Seminar Lisa Mitchell, University of Pennsylvania Chair: Ajantha Subramanian, Professor, Social Anthropology Program, Harvard University Cosponsored with the Harvard Political Anthropology Department 

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Religious politics and the survival of secularism in Bangladesh

WHEN
Tue, Feb 18, 2014 from 04:30pm — 06:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA

Muslim Societies in South Asia Seminar Sufia Uddin, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Connecticut College Chair: Ali Asani, Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures, Faculty of Arts and Sciences; Director, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program Cosponsored with the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program

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India’s Energy Scenario: View from the States

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Mon, Nov 25, 2013 from 05:15pm — 06:30pm

VENUE
Littauer Building, Room 324
The Fainsod Room
Harvard Kennedy School

ADDRESS
Littauer Building, Room 324
The Fainsod Room
Harvard Kennedy School
79 John F. Kennedy St
Cambridge, MA 02138

Science Technology and Engeneering Seminar Sudhir Kumar, Indian Administrative Service, Former Secretary of Power, Government of Bihar Gulzar Natarajan, Indian Administrative Service, Former Managing Director, Eastern Power Distribution Company Ltd., Government of Andhra Pradesh Chair: Rohit Chandra, Ph.D. Candidate, Harvard Kennedy School  Co-sponsored with Harvard Kennedy School’s Sustainability Science Program.    

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Sacred Geographies: India and the US

Diana Eck, Professor of Comparative Religion and Indian Studies at Harvard University. Eck invites Harvard alumni and friends to join her in New York City for a conversation about her most recent book, India: A Sacred Geography, which is a culmination of more than a decade’s work.  Eck will address spiritual pilgrimages in India, such as […]

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Chakravyuh (Lotus Maze): Travails, Entanglements, and Visions of Migrant Workers in Delhi

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Thu, Dec 5, 2013 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S354

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S354
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138

South Asia Without Borders Seminar Shankar Ramaswami, South Asia Institute South Asian Studies Postdoctoral Fellow Chair: Parimal G. Patil, Department of South Asian Studies, Harvard University This presentation will explore migrant workers’ experiences, aspirations, and world-views in Delhi, drawing on fieldwork among metal workers in the Okhla Industrial Area.  The presentation invokes the image of the chakravyuh (lotus maze), […]

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Secularism, Democracy and Pluralism: From Bases to Implementation

WHEN
Fri, Sep 20, 2013 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S050
Harvard University

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

Global Health Seminar Dipu Moni, Foreign Minister of Bangladesh with Ruhul Abid, Assistant Professor, Brown University Warren Alpert Medical School M. Shawkat Razzaque, , Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School and Dental School and Richard Cash, Senior Lecturer on Global Health, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health

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