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Beyond Harvard

WHEN
Mon, Mar 9, 2015 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

VENUE
Science Center Hall A

ADDRESS
Science Center Hall A
Harvard University
Cambridge MA 02138

Student Event Rahul Bose, Actor, Director & Social Activist Chair: Richard Delacy, Preceptor in Hindi and Urdu, Department of South Asian Studies, Harvard University  Welcome by Rakesh Khurana, Dean of Harvard College Described as the ‘Indian art house icon’ by TIME magazine, Rahul Bose won Best Actor, Singapore Film Festival, and Best Debut Director (second prize), for ‘Everybody […]

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The People’s Hero? Jayaprakash Narayan Reconsidered

WHEN
Thu, Apr 9, 2015 from 05:00pm — 06:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

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

SAI Student Event Mircea Raianu, PhD Candidate, Harvard History Department; Graduate Student Associate, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs Benjamin Siegel, Assistant Professor of History, Boston University; former Predoctoral Fellow, Harvard Academy for Area Studies; former Graduate Student Associate, South Asia Institute Anand Vaidya, South Asian Studies Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard South Asia Institute; former Graduate Student […]

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The Life and Times of Dadabhai Naoroji

WHEN
Tue, Jan 13, 2015 at 06:00pm

VENUE
National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai

ADDRESS
Auditorium, National Gallery of Modern Art
Sir Cowasji Jehangir Public Hall
M.G. Road
Fort, Mumbai 400032

Dinyar Patel, Ph.D. candidate, Department of History, Harvard University, SAI Graduate Associate Today, Dadabhai Naoroji (1825-1917) is primarily identified as an early economic thinker, a leader of the moderate wing of the Congress, and the first Indian elected to the British Parliament. This standard school textbook description, however, does little justice to the “Grand Old Man of India,” […]

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Pre-Departure Orientation

WHEN
Tue, Dec 9, 2014 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S030
Harvard University

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

This is an orientation for students who are traveling to South Asia during Winter Session 2015, and will include travel tips and logistics, health and safety information, cultural introduction, and will provide an opportunity to meet other students who will be in the region. Food will be served! All Harvard Students traveling to South Asia […]

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Interpreting Cultures

WHEN
Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 01:00pm

VENUE
Portico 123, Gund Hall

ADDRESS
Portico 123
Gund Hall
48 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Join IndiaGSD for an illustrated lecture looking at projects in the realm of culture and heritage interpreted through an effective scenography. Siddhartha Das (designer – scenographer, New Delhi) will present his own projects including those for the historic Jal Mahal, Jaipur; an art museum complex, J D Centre of Art, Bhubaneswar;Victoria & Albert Museum, London; Museum Rietberg, […]

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Harvard India Conference

WHEN
Sat, Feb 15, 2014 - Sun, Feb 16, 2014

VENUE
Harvard Business School, Harvard Kennedy School

ADDRESS
Harvard Business School
100 Western Ave.
Boston, MA 02163

Harvard Kennedy School
79 John F. Kennedy St.
Cambridge, MA 02138

Join us at the 12th edition of the India Conference at Harvard to exchange powerful ideas, kindle new partnerships, question the status-quo and push your peers and yourself to shape your idea of what India in the 21st century stands for. The theme of this year’s conference is India, Turning the Page: Prospects and Paradoxes and speakers include Pawan Munjal, CEO of Hero Corp; Gen V.K. Singh, Former Chief of the Indian Army; Barkha Dutt, Group Editor, NDTV; Aruna Roy, Political and Social Activist; Ambassador Shyam Saran, Bollywood Director Shakun Batra and many more. Panel topics cover a wide range of interests such as Tourism and Hospitality, Global Implications of Indian politics, the LGBT rights movement, Women interaction in the corporate world and the Future of impact investing in India, among others.

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Memoirs of the Badshahi Mosque

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Thu, Nov 14, 2013 from 05:30pm — 07:00pm

Book Launch Talk Talha Jalal, Johns Hopkins University Gulru Necipoglu, Aga Khan Professor of Islamic Art and Director of the Aga Khan Program of Islamic Architecture at Harvard University The Harvard Pakistan Students Group (HPSG) cordially invites you to a talk by Talha Jalal based on his book Memoris of the Badshahi Mosque published by […]

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India Changing: Searching and Supporting Innovation Insurgents

WHEN
Tue, Oct 22, 2013 from 03:00pm — 04:00pm

VENUE
Harvard Kennedy School, T-301, Taubman Building (Third Floor)

ADDRESS
Harvard Kennedy School
T-301, Taubman Building (Third Floor)
79 John F. Kennedy St
Cambridge, MA 02138

Professor Anil Gupta, founder of the Honey Bee Network, will deliver a talk titled “India Changing: searching and supporting innovation insurgents.” The talk will focus on the ecosystem of inclusive innovations emerging in India, with global implications. There will be examples from five focii of innovations: children, tech students, informal sector, professionals and public systems.

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Water and Climate Change Seminar Series

WHEN
Wed, Oct 12, 2011 from 06:00pm — 08:00pm

VENUE
CGIS Knafel, K262
Harvard University

ADDRESS
1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138

Water as a Platform for Development: A Student Panel from a Summer in Pakistan Chair: John Briscoe, Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Environmental Engineering Harvard University Harvard Student Panelists: Laila Kasuri, Anjali Lohani, Erum Khalid Sattar, and Hassaan Yousuf  View the full discussion on Vimeo.

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Student Seminar: Mumbai Port Project

WHEN
Thu, Mar 29, 2012 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S153
Harvard University

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

Co-Discussants: Rahul Mehrotra, Professor and Chair, Department of Urban Planning and Design, Harvard Graduate School of Design Nicolas P. Retsinas, Senior Lecturer, Harvard Business School; Lecturer in Housing, Harvard Graduate School of Design

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The Arts and Social Change in Pakistan: An Evening of Conversation and Music with Shehzad Roy

WHEN
Tue, Apr 17, 2012 from 06:30pm — 08:00pm

VENUE
Student Organization Center at Hilles (SOCH)

ADDRESS
Student Organization Center at Hilles (SOCH)
59 Shepard Street
Cambridge 02138

Pakistani music icon and social activist, Shehzad Roy will talk about his new documentary series titled “Chal Parha.”The show dramatizes Roy’s journey to schools across Pakistan and stages and expose of Pakistan’s national education system. Roy will share how his music has helped him advocate for education reform and will expand upon some of the […]

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