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The Past and Future of India-China Relations

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Fri, Oct 29, 2021 from 10:00am — 12:00pm

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Webinar

Register for the talk Join Kanti Prasad Bajpai, Vijay Gokhal, and Shivshankar Menon, Tanvi Madan and Taylor Fravel to discuss relations between China and India. Speakers: Vijay Gokhale is a nonresident senior fellow at Carnegie India.  Mr. Gokhale retired from the Indian Foreign Service in January 2020 after a diplomatic career that spanned thirty-nine years. […]

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Advancing Justice: Responses to Anti-Asian Racism in the U.S.

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Thu, Apr 1, 2021 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

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Webinar

Register here to join the webinar. PANELISTS:  Han Lu, Senior Policy Analyst, National Employment Law Project christina ong, PhD Student, Department of Sociology, University of Pittsburgh Elena Shih, Manning Assistant Professor of American Studies and Ethnic Studies, Brown University   MODERATOR:  Vivian Shaw, College Fellow, Department of Sociology, Harvard University; Co-Principal Investigator, AAPI COVID-19 Project […]

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“Practically No Habitation”: The Yanadi Community and the Colonial Violence of Spaceflight

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Tue, Mar 30, 2021 from 12:00pm — 01:15pm

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Webinar

Register here to join the webinar. SPEAKER: Asif Siddiqi, Professor of History, Fordham University The Indian state’s broken pacts with Indigenous communities, the so-called ‘scheduled tribes’ or Adivasi, resulted in massive displacements in the name of environmental, territorial, and infrastructural sovereignty, yet none have given rise to such troubling paradoxes as those implemented to build […]

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A Strong Handoff in U.S.-India Relations

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Fri, Mar 19, 2021 from 10:30am — 11:45am

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Webinar

Register here for the talk.  Please join the Future of Diplomacy Project for a conversation with Kenneth I. Juster, former U.S. Ambassador to India and HKS alumnus, about the U.S.-India relationship. Ambassador Juster will discuss major achievements in the U.S.-India partnership in the areas of diplomacy, defense, economic relations, energy, and health over the past […]

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Identifying Core Values in Research and Leadership: An Open Conversation with Professor Kristin Fabbe and Dr. Rana el Kaliouby

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Mon, Mar 15, 2021 at 12:00pm

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Webinar

Register here to join the webinar. Professor Kristin Fabbe of the Harvard Business School, and Dr. Rana el Kaliouby, CEO and co-founder of Affectiva, will engage prospective Crossroads Emerging Leaders Program students in an open session on identifying core values as the foundation for effective leadership.  

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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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Webinar

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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Why Do Indians Shun Science?

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

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Webinar

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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Swaraj: Dadabhai Naoroji and the Birth of Indian Nationalism

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Thu, Jul 9, 2020 from 09:00am — 10:00am

9:00–10:00 AM EST // 6:30–7:30 PM IST // 6:00–7:00 PM PKT // 7:00–8:00 PM BST Venue: Virtual via Zoom: https://harvard.zoom.us/j/91387696938  This event will also be streamed LIVE on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mittalinstitute.newdelhi/  Moderator Sven Beckert, Laird Bell Professor of History, Harvard University Speaker Dinyar Patel, Assistant Professor, S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research In 1906, Dadabhai Naoroji […]

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Growing the World’s Largest NGO: BRAC, Bangladesh, and Beyond

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Fri, Mar 6, 2020 from 12:30pm — 02:00pm

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CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

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CGIS South, S250
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA

Founded in 1972, BRAC has become one of the largest and most successful NGOs in the world. Dr. Muhammad Musa, Executive Director of BRAC International, will discuss the efforts that go into making BRAC a success, and explore the organization’s vision to continue expanding in Bangladesh and around the world. Lunch will be provided. Speaker […]

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Citizenship in Crisis: The Anti-CAA Protests and the Future of India

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Thu, Feb 20, 2020 from 05:00pm — 07:00pm

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CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium S010
Harvard University

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CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium S010
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

The panelists will discuss India’s recent legislation on citizenship and what it means for the nation’s future. This event is hosted by the Harvard University Asia Center and co-sponsored by the Mittal Institute. Speakers: Suraj Yengde, Dalit scholar, activist, and postdoctoral fellow, Harvard Kennedy School Esha Meher, Lawyer, Supreme Court of India Hemanth Bharatha Chakravarthy, […]

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Citizenship: History, Policy, and Protests

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Tue, Feb 25, 2020 from 05:00pm — 07:00pm

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CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium S010
Harvard University

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CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium S010
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

In South Asia, the current debate around issues of citizenship has ignited divisions and unrest; however, the roots of these issues stretch back much further. This interdisciplinary panel will explore the post-Partition history of citizenship in the region, legal and constitutional developments, and the issues at play on both sides of recent legislation and counter-movements. […]

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Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World

“Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World”, an event jointly organized by The Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute and the Harvard Global Health Institute and presented in New Delhi, examined the connections between human, animal and environmental health, and the response to disease outbreaks in India.

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