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Shivshankar Menon: Leadership Lessons in Global Diplomacy

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Tue, Apr 5, 2022 at 06:00pm

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Belfer Case Study Room, CGIS South Concourse (1730 Cambridge Street)

Please Register to Attend (NOTE: Only Harvard ID holders will be admitted) The Mittal Institute presents a unique opportunity for Harvard students and affiliates to learn from a renowned figure in India’s international relations, Shivshankar Menon. In this closed-door session, Menon will discuss his decades-long career in the Indian Foreign Service, lessons and experiences in […]

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ScienSpur: Information Session on Courses in Life Sciences

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Fri, Sep 24, 2021 from 08:00am — 09:30am

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Webinar

5:30pm-7:00pm IST // 8:00am-9:30am EST Register here ScienSpur and the Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, Harvard University are hosting a virtual information session on the upcoming fall semester courses in Life Sciences on September 24, 2021, from 5.30 pm to 7 pm (IST). Kindly register and confirm your presence. Scienspur, co-founded by, Nagaraju Dhanyasi (Harvard […]

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The Past, Present and Potential Future of Coal in India

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Thu, Jul 19, 2018 from 06:00pm — 07:30pm

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Annexe Building, Lecture Room 1, India International Center, New Delhi

India’s coal industry is highly contested today. Between the immediacy of coal shortages, the transition to renewable energy, and air pollution problems, the long history of the coal industry and India’s deep economic and social dependence on the fuel gets lost in conversation. In this talk, Rohit will give a brief historical sketch of the […]

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Non-Caste Societies, Epistemology, and Challenges in India: A Tribal Indian’s Perspective

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Wed, Jan 31, 2018 from 06:00pm — 08:00pm

As part of the Ambedkar Lecture Series, Dr. Raile Rocky Ziipao (Raghunathan Family Fellow, The Lakshmi Mittal South Asia Institute, Harvard University; Member, Tribal Intellectual Collective India) will speak on the topic of “Non-Caste Societies, Epistemology, and Challenges in India: A Tribal Indians Perspective.”

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India Conference 2018

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Sat, Feb 10, 2018 - Sun, Feb 11, 2018

Conference Poster with pictures of the speakers

The India Conference is one of the largest student-run conferences focusing on India in the USA. It takes place at the Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School, and is organized by graduate students at Harvard University. In 2018, the India Conference will be celebrating its 15th anniversary. The conference will bring together business leaders, entertainment professionals, […]

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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.

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Archive Making and Archival Silences in Mughal Punjab

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Wed, Apr 26, 2017 from 05:00pm — 07:00pm

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William James Hall, 1550

ADDRESS
William James Hall, 1550
33 Kirkland Street
Cambridge MA

Cosponsored Event Speaker: Purnima Dhavan,  Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Studies, Howard and Frances Keller Endowed Professor in History at University of Washington Moderators: Sunil Sharma, Professor of Persian & Indian Literatures at Boston University Neelam Khoja, Ph.D. Candidate Histories and Cultures of Muslim Societies at Harvard University Lahore, the major urban hub and occasional […]

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Old Stories in New Moments: Digambara Jain Rāmāyaṇa Literature in Early Modernity

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Thu, Mar 30, 2017 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

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CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

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

Graduate Student Associate Seminar Gregory Clines, Ph.D. Candidate, Committee on the Study of Religion, Harvard University; Graduate Student Associate, SAI Discussant: Catherine Hartmann, Ph.D. Candidate, Committee on the Study of Religion The fifteenth-century author Brahma Jinadāsa, a member of the Digambara Balatkāra Gaṇa, is credited with composing over eighty works in both Sanskrit and Old Gujarati. One of […]

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Strength in Numbers: How Women’s Networks Close India’s Political Gender Gap

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Tue, Feb 28, 2017 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

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CGIS South, S153
Harvard University

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

Graduate Student Associate Seminar Soledad Prillaman, Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Government, Harvard University; Graduate Student Associate, SAI Discussant: Zeynep Pamuk, Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Government, Harvard University In India there persists a striking gender gap in political participation and representation, despite several decades of targeted policy interventions. Women’s political participation is important not […]

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Citizenship Denied: A Microhistory of Indian Immigration in the Early Twentieth Century

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Wed, Feb 8, 2017 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

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CGIS Knafel, K262
Harvard University

ADDRESS
1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138

Graduate Student Associate Seminar Hardeep Dhillon, PhD Candidate, Dept. of History, Harvard University; SAI Graduate Student Associate Discussants: Sunil Amrith, Mehra Family Professor of South Asian Studies, Harvard University Sugata Bose, Gardiner Professor of Oceanic History and Affairs, Harvard University In the early twentieth century, immigration from Asia to the U.S. propelled local, national, and […]

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Summer Grant Opportunities Open House

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Thu, Jan 26, 2017 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

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CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

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

Come hear about SAI Summer Funding opportunities, including research and internship grants, and ask any last minute questions about the application process. Deadline to apply: February 15, 2017

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Getting Better: Stories from KEM Hospital and GS Medical College, India

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Wed, Oct 26, 2016 from 05:00pm — 07:00pm

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14 Story Street, 4th Floor

ADDRESS
Cambridge, MA

Student Event Join us for a film screening, dinner, & discussion with Gulserene Dastur, the filmmaker, & Dr. David Jones, A. Bernard Ackerman Professor of the Culture of Medicine “The Hospital that never turns anyone away”: A 2200 bed, state-run hospital which treats 1.7 million people a year – overcrowded, used and abused, KEM Hospital […]

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