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Art Walk: Liminal Worlds by Sunanda Khajuria

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Sat, Sep 11, 2021 from 05:00pm — 07:00pm

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Art Heritage, 205, Tansen Marg, Triveni Kala Sangam, Mandi House, New Delhi, Delhi 110001

5:00-7:00PM IST RSVP here by 4pm Friday, Sept 10 The Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute in association with the Harvard Club of India is hosting an immersive art walk at the exhibition themed, Liminal Worlds, featuring the artwork of a former Visiting Artist Fellow at Harvard University, Sunanda Khajuria. Explore the transient, dream-like […]

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Entangled Histories: The Bamiyan Buddhas—Past, Present, and Future

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Wed, Sep 22, 2021 from 07:00pm — 08:15pm

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Webinar

Register for the talk Western scholarship has focused on the monumental sculptures in Afghanistan’s Bamiyan Valley as Buddhas created in the late sixth and early seventh centuries. This lecture tells an alternative story based on Islamic sources from the tenth to the twentieth century, which saw these sculptures not as Buddhas but as legendary heroes […]

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Winds of Change: The Silk Road to South Asia

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Wed, Nov 17, 2021 from 10:00am — 11:00am

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Webinar

 

Register for this talk   Over the past several years, Hasna Moudud has journeyed on and researched the Silk Road’s connections to South Asia. In this seminar, Hasna will present findings from years of excursions and studies on the Southern Silk Road and the need to preserve this important part of the region’s heritage. Speaker: […]

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Political Misinformation in India: Evidence from Experimental Solutions

Register for the talk Dr. Sumitra Badrinathan is a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Oxford. In May 2021, she received a PhD in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania. Her research interests include studying misinformation, media effects and political behavior, with a regional focus on India. Sumitra’s dissertation evaluates the effectiveness of interventions […]

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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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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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