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SAI Event Type : Seminars


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

WHEN
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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Mental Health Access for Women in South Asia and China

WHEN
Fri, Nov 1, 2013 from 12:00pm — 01:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

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

Global Health Seminar Arthur Kleinman, Esther and Sidney Rabb Professor, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University and Professor of Medical Anthropology in Global Health and Social Medicine and Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School Jennifer Leaning, Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights, Harvard School of Public Health; Director, FXB Center for […]

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Attaining Education for All : How do India and China compare?

WHEN
Fri, Oct 4, 2013 from 12:00pm — 01:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

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

Education Seminar Abhimanyu Singh, Director and Representative, UNESCO Office Beijing Discussant: Akshay Mangla, Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School Cosponsored with the Asia Center Modern Asia Seminar While much international attention has been paid to the recent rapid rise of China and India in  economic terms, there has been relatively little focus on their […]

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The Power of Promise: Examining the Feasibility of A Rapid Expansion of Nuclear Energy in India

WHEN
Fri, Dec 6, 2013 from 02:00pm — 03:30pm

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 Engineering Seminar M. V. Ramana, Nuclear Futures Laboratory & Program on Science and Global Security, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs Princeton University Chair: Matthew Bunn, Professor of the Practice of Public Policy, Co-Principal Investigator, Project on Managing the Atom, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School […]

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The Beautification of Postwar Colombo

WHEN
Tue, Nov 19, 2013 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

VENUE
CGIS Knafel, K262
Harvard University

ADDRESS
1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138

Urbanization Seminar Jonathan Spencer, Professor of the Anthropology of South Asia & Head of School of Social and Political Science, Social Anthropology, School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh Chair: Charles Hallisey, Yehan Numata Senior Lecturer on Buddhist Literatures, Harvard Divinity School Since the end of the country’s 30-year civil war in 2009, […]

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Transcendent Territory and Portable Deities: Mobility and the Problem of Indigeneity between Nepal and India

WHEN
Mon, Nov 4, 2013 from 04:15pm — 05:45pm

VENUE
William James Hall, 1550

ADDRESS
William James Hall, 1550
33 Kirkland Street
Cambridge MA

South Asia Without Borders Sara Shneiderman, Assistant Professor of Anthropology & South Asian Studies, Yale University Chair: Ajantha Subramanian, Professor, Social Anthropology Program, Harvard University Cosponsored with the Political Anthropology Working Group  

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Rethinking Sufism in Medieval South Asia

WHEN
Fri, Oct 18, 2013 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S153
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S153
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Muslim Societies in South Asia Seminar Amina Steinfels, Associate Professor of Religion, Mount Holyoke College Chair: Sunil Sharma, Chair, Modern Languages and Comparative Literature, Associate Professor of Persianate and Comparative Literature, Convener of Persian and Hindi-Urdu, Boston University Despite a growing sophistication in the study of Islam, our understanding of Sufism continues to be hampered by deeply ingrained […]

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Public Interest Litigation: Boon to the Indian Public

WHEN
Tue, Oct 8, 2013 from 12:00pm — 01:30pm

VENUE
Harvard Law School

ADDRESS
Harvard Law School
1585 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138

South Asia Without Borders Pravin Parekh, President of the Supreme Court Bar Association; President of the Harvard Club of India         Sponsored by the Harvard Law School Program on the Legal Profession Lunch will be served Pravin H. Parekh is a senior advocate of the Supreme Court of India, president of the Confederation […]

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