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SAI Event Type : Seminars




Land Acquisition in India and China

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Mon, Nov 13, 2017 at 12:00pm

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Sun, Nov 12, 2017 at 01:30pm

Huang Yinghong, Associate Professor (School of International Relations, Sun Yat-sen University) will discuss the active role of the state and its compulsory measures towards land acquisition in India and China.

Co-sponsored with the Harvard Yenching Institute , Asia Center and the Lakshmi Mittal South Asia Institute





Artist Talk: In Silence, The Secret Speaks

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Mon, Oct 23, 2017 at 04:00pm

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Mon, Oct 23, 2017 at 05:15pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S153
Harvard University

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

Engaging with a wide circuit of references like religious iconography, world mythology, philosophical and literature, Seema Kohli weaves together a story to recover the lost feminine narrative in cultural history in her work.


Student movements in India and current challenges

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Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 04:00pm

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Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 05:30pm

Shehla Rashid Shora has emerged as a prominent face of the student-youth movement in India. She was active in the movement seeking justice for Dalit research scholar, Rohith Vemula, who ended his life after facing prolonged harassment by the University of Hyderabad administration. She also led the movement for the release of JNU students, Kanhaiya, Umar and Anirban who were wrongfully imprisoned following a vicious media trial.


Partition of the Punjab

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Tue, Oct 17, 2017 at 12:00pm

END
Tue, Oct 17, 2017 at 02:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S030
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S030
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138

In this talk, Ahmed will speak about the communal violence experienced during the transfer of power to Indian and Pakistani governments, specifically examining the situation which prevailed in the Punjab. Ahmed will present an analysis based on empirical evidence and a Theory of Ethnic Cleansing to shed light on how and why the Punjab was bloodied (March 1947), partitioned (End of March to 17 August 1947) and cleansed.


Devi Shetty Seminar: Affordable Healthcare: Together We Can Do It

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Tue, Oct 10, 2017 at 12:30pm

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Tue, Oct 10, 2017 at 02:00pm

Dr. Shetty’s innovation in driving down cardiac surgery costs at his Narayana Health Hospital chain has often been compared to Henry Ford’s automobile assembly lines. At 14,000 surgeries last year, Narayana Health has given thousands access to life saving procedures that were previously out of reach. Dr. Shetty’s low-cost model has inspired accessible healthcare around the world.


Crossroads Summer Program

The Crossroads Summer Program is a fully-funded introduction to Harvard and American university culture for students from the Indian subcontinent, the Middle East, and Africa, who are the first in their families to attend college and may also be facing challenging financial and social circumstances. Leading Harvard faculty will teach an intensive, multidisciplinary four-day curriculum in Dubai, for up to 60 accomplished, motivated youth.


Ending America’s Longest War: Experiences from the diplomatic front lines in Afghanistan

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Mon, Apr 24, 2017 at 12:15pm

END
Mon, Apr 24, 2017 at 01:45pm

Cosponsored Event

Please join the India and South Asia Project in a conversation with Ambassador Feldman, Ambassador Grossman, and Ambassador Olson on the evolution of U.S. Policy in Afghanistan.

Join the India and South Asia Project for a panel which will explore the evolution of U.S. policy in Afghanistan.

The speakers include:
Daniel Feldman, former US Special Representative to Afghanistan and Pakistan
Marc Grossman, former US Special Representative to Afghanistan and Pakistan
Richard G. Olson, former US Special Representative to Afghanistan and Pakistan

The discussion will be moderated by Nicholas Burns, Faculty Director of the Future of Diplomacy Project and Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations
Event website: Panel: Ending America’s Longest War: Experiences from the diplomatic front lines in Afghanistan

Location: Room 402, Fourth Floor, One Brattle Building (enter next to Chipotle)