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Capacity Beyond Coercion: Regulatory Pragmatism and Compliance Along the India-Nepal Border

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Fri, Mar 26, 2021 from 11:00am — 12:30pm

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Register here to join the webinar. Susan L. Ostermann is Assistant Professor of Global Affairs at the Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame. She completed her Ph.D. in the Travers Department of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley. She also holds a law degree from Stanford Law School […]

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Weapons of the Weak: The Violent Consequences of Biased Technological Change

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Fri, Feb 5, 2021 from 11:00am — 12:30pm

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Register here to join the webinar. Aditya Dasgupta is assistant professor of political science at the University of California, Merced. He completed his PhD at Harvard University and was previously a postdoc at Stanford University. Dasgupta’s research is in comparative politics, political economy, and political-economic history/development. He works in three areas: (i) the political economy […]

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Reimagining India’s Health System: The Lancet Citizens’ Commission at Harvard

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Mon, Feb 8, 2021 from 09:00am — 10:15am

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Watch on YouTube The Lancet Citizens’ Commission on Reimagining India’s Health System is an ambitious, cross-sectoral initiative to lay out the path to universal health coverage in India. Its guiding principle is that structural change toward universal health coverage can only be achieved through consultative and participatory engagement with the diverse sectors involved in healthcare and, […]

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Why Do Indians Shun Science?

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Sat, Dec 19, 2020 from 08:00am — 09:30am

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8:00 AM ET // 6:30 PM IST Join via YouTube: https://youtu.be/imxGZh0NkCk Add to Google Calendar: http://shorturl.at/dxyCR It might be odd to aver that Indians shun science — in a country that is lauded as a fount of software engineering, has just touched the heavens with Mangalyaan, and will likely make most of the vaccines for […]

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Consequences: South and Southeast Asia and the 2020 U.S. Election

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Thu, Dec 3, 2020 from 12:00pm — 01:00pm

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Location: Online, via Zoom Register to join the webinar here: https://harvard.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_b-fBxaQxT96uKpkNd5LpfA Panelists: Mattias Fibiger, Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School Erik Kuhonta, Associate Professor of Political Science, McGill University Doreen Lee, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Northeastern University; Visiting Scholar, Harvard University Asia Center Ashutosh Varshney, Sol Goldman Professor of International Studies and the Social Sciences; […]

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Art and Science of Heritage Conservation: Finding the Right Balance, Part 2

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Thu, Dec 17, 2020 from 09:00am — 10:15am

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Join via Zoom: https://harvard.zoom.us/j/92896152942 Join via YouTube: https://youtu.be/ekNo4vZwkLA 6:00–7:15 AM PT // 9:00 AM–10:15 AM ET // 7:00–8:15 PM PKT // 7:30–8:45 PM IST // 8:00–9:45 PM BST This event is the second in a 2-part series. View Part 1 here. As part of the Mittal Institute’s Program for Conservation of Culture, this webinar will […]

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Art and Science of Heritage Conservation: Finding the Right Balance, Part 1

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Thu, Dec 10, 2020 from 11:00am — 12:15pm

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Join via Zoom: https://harvard.zoom.us/j/92896152942 Join via YouTube: https://youtu.be/sr9oSHiX62I 8:00–9:15 AM PT // 11:00 AM–12:15 PM ET // 9:00–10:15 PM PKT // 9:30–10:45 PM IST // 10:00–11:45 PM BST This event is the first in a 2-part series. View Part 2 here. As part of the Mittal Institute’s Program for Conservation of Culture, this webinar will […]

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The US Election’s Impact on South Asia

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Wed, Oct 28, 2020 from 02:00pm — 03:15pm

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Join via Zoom: https://harvard.zoom.us/j/99466323023 Join via YouTube: https://youtu.be/V_OIBk8x9uo Ronak Desai, Research Associate at the Mittal Institute, will moderate a discussion between Nirupama Rao, Former Foreign Secretary of India, and Vipin Narang, Associate Professor of Political Science at MIT, as they explore how the potential outcomes of the US presidential election may impact the region of […]

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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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South Asia Youth Resilience Summit

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Thu, Apr 16, 2020 - Sat, Apr 18, 2020

More information here: https://bylc.org/resiliencesummit2020/ Facebook Live: facebook.com/youthleadershipcenter South Asia, home to more than one-fourth of the world’s population, is set to be one of the hardest hit regions in the world by COVID-19, as the region endures prolonged lockdowns. The economic impact here is likely to be greater than the health impact, as countries in […]

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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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