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SAI Event Type : Student Seminar


Gandhi’s Forgotten Campaign: The Abolition of Indenture and the Mahatma

WHEN
Thu, Sep 15, 2016 from 06:00pm — 08:00pm

VENUE
CGIS Knafel, K262
Harvard University

ADDRESS
1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138

Student Event Presented by the South Asia Across Disciplines Workshop Mrinalini Sinha, Alice Freeman Palmer Professor of History; Professor (by courtesy) of English and Women’s Studies; Senior Fellow, Michigan Society of Fellows (2015-), University of Michigan Respondents: Sunil Amrith, Mehra Family Professor of South Asian Studies, Professor of History Mou Banerjee, PhD Candidate, Dept. of History, Harvard University Cosponsored […]

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The 2015 Nepal Earthquake: Perspectives on Response, Reconstruction, Accountability

WHEN
Thu, Apr 28, 2016 from 05:45pm — 07:00pm

VENUE
Kresge G2
Harvard School of Public Health

ADDRESS
Kresge G2
Harvard School of Public Health
677 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA

Cosponsored Events Join us to remember the lives lost, and to continue the conversation on the public health impact of, and response to, disasters. is event brings together academics, practitioners and students to examine lessons on earthquake response, aid accountability, and health systems strengthening following the disaster that rocked Nepal on April 25, 2015 Bijay Acharya, MD, Massachusetts General […]

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The Power of Political Connections in Local Elections – Evidence from Pakistan

WHEN
Tue, Mar 29, 2016 at 07:30pm

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

Student Event Pakistan in Focus: A student speaker series on Pakistan-based policy research. Asad Liaquat, PhD Candidate, Harvard Kennedy School Cosponsored with the Harvard Pakistan Student Group and the Pakistan Caucus at HKS

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Harvard Graduate Student Conference on International History

WHEN
Thu, Mar 10, 2016 - Fri, Mar 11, 2016

VENUE
Lower Level Conference Room
27 Kirkland Street

ADDRESS
Lower Level Conference Room
27 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Student Event ‘Global and International History: The Economic Dimension’ Financial, economic and political-economy issues have played a fundamental role in world development and continue to do so. They involve multiple agents besides the nation state; they prompt refined policy analysis; and they challenge historians to turn to the broadest range of sources and demand interdisciplinary […]

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Between State and Faith: Aspects of Personal Laws in Colonial India

WHEN
Sat, Apr 2, 2016 from 11:30am — 01:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

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

Student Event Tanika Sarkar, Professor of Modern History, Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University Chair: Hardeep Dhillon, PhD candidate in History, Harvard University Cosponsored with The Center for South Asian and Indian Ocean Studies at Tufts University

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Civil Service Reforms in Pakistan

WHEN
Tue, Mar 1, 2016 from 03:00pm — 04:00pm

VENUE
CGIS Knafel, K354
Harvard University

ADDRESS
1737 Cambridge Street,
Cambridge, MA

Student Seminar Ashan Iqbal, Minister of Planning, Development, and Reform Asim Khwaja, Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School Michael Callen, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School Pakistani snacks will be served. Cosponsored with the Harvard Pakistan Student Group and the Pakistan Caucus at HKS

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Explore Careers in South Asia: Panel and Mixer

WHEN
Thu, Feb 4, 2016 from 05:00pm — 06:30pm

VENUE
Harvard Office of Career Services

ADDRESS
Harvard Office of Career Services
54 Dunster St
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139

Have you ever thought about working in South Asia, but are unsure of what opportunities exist and what it would be like? Hear from panelists who have worked in a variety of sectors in South Asia including global health, technology, start-ups, and media/journalism. Enjoy food from the region while you learn more about the various […]

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India Conference at Harvard

WHEN
Sat, Feb 6, 2016 - Sun, Feb 7, 2016

VENUE
Harvard Kennedy School TBD

ADDRESS
Harvard Kennedy School
79 John F. Kennedy St
Cambridge, MA

India in Transition – Opportunities and Challenges   The India Conference at Harvard is one of the largest India conferences in the US. It is hosted at the Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School by the graduate students of Harvard University. In 2016 we will be celebrating our 13th anniversary. The conference will bring […]

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Jousting Over Jurisdiction: Sovereignty and International Law in Late Nineteeth-Century South Asia

WHEN
Mon, Feb 29, 2016 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

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

Graduate Student Associate Seminar Priyasha Saksena, SJD Candidate, Harvard Law School; SAI Graduate Student Associate Chair: Samuel Moyn, Professor of Law, Harvard Law School This talk focuses on jurisdictional disputes between the Indian princely states and the British Government in late nineteenth-century South Asia to flesh out both the role played by international law in the definition […]

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Summer Grant Opportunities Open House

WHEN
Tue, Jan 26, 2016 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

VENUE
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 17, 2016 Join the Facebook event.

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Reflections on Migration and Indentured Servitude: A Talk by Gaiutra Bahadur

WHEN
Wed, Dec 2, 2015 from 06:00pm — 08:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

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

Student Event Gaiutra Bahadur, Author Chair: Sunil Amrith, Mehra Family Professor of South Asian Studies, Professor of History, Harvard University In this talk, Bahadur will offer her reflections on migration and indentured servitude. Gaiutra Bahadur is an award-winning American journalist who writes frequently about migration, literature and gender. Her reporting, criticism and essays have appeared in The New York Times Book Review, Dissent, History […]

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