Thu, Oct 4, 2018 at 04:30pm
Thu, Oct 4, 2018 at 06:00pm
Dr. Moeed Yusuf will present his research on US role in India-Pakistan crisis management, captured in his latest book Brokering Peace in Nuclear Environments: U.S. Crisis Management in South Asia. The book proposes an original theory to study regional nuclear crises and specifically US role in crisis management.
Fri, Apr 6, 2018 at 03:30pm
Fri, Apr 6, 2018 at 05:00pm
This talk will discuss 16th and early-17th century album and manuscript paintings made for Muslim patrons where the Nāth yogi appears as an emblem and surrogate for the Islamic spiritual path of taṣawwuf (Sufism), an archetype for the mystical traveler (sālik) and a figure of spiritual longing.
Tue, Mar 27, 2018 at 04:00pm
Tue, Mar 27, 2018 at 05:30pm
Ancient records of early Buddhism, recovered from Tibet, identify five great centres of learning a thousand years after the birth of Prince Gautama Buddha. Of the five, two are amongst the four hundred Buddhist sites in Bangladesh; Somapura Mahavihara (Paharpur) and Jaggadala. These centers could not have thrived without patronage and proximity of the Silk Road which brought trade and Buddhism close together. Hasna will discuss a trip she took in 2015 and 2017 to Mongolia in search of a connection between Mongolia and India via Bangladesh.
Fri, Mar 9, 2018 at 12:00pm
Fri, Mar 9, 2018 at 02:00pm
In collaboration with partners in the Indian education and public health sectors, Professor Doris Sommer (FAS and Director of Cultural Agents) hopes to contribute to development in India with Pre-Texts by engaging local strengths to promote: Literacy, Innovation, and Citizenship. The seminar includes lunch and will be followed by a demonstration of Pre-Texts with audience participation.
Fri, Nov 17, 2017 at 02:00pm
Fri, Nov 17, 2017 at 05:00pm
Tara Béteille is currently Senior Economist in the Education Global Practice at the World Bank. She will be presenting on a nine-state study of teacher recruitment and transfer practices in government schools.”
Mon, Nov 6, 2017 at 05:00pm
Mon, Nov 6, 2017 at 06:30pm
“Unravelling the Kashmir Knot” delves into the questions entangled in the Kashmir issue: Do the rules that created Pakistan make Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) a part of India? Is the routing of the China-Pakistan economic corridor through J&K legal? How did J&K become a “disputed territory”?
Mon, Oct 23, 2017 at 04:00pm
Mon, Oct 23, 2017 at 05:15pm
Engaging with a wide circuit of references like religious iconography, world mythology, philosophical and literature, Seema Kohli weaves together a story to recover the lost feminine narrative in cultural history in her work.
Fri, Sep 8, 2017 at 06:00pm
Fri, Sep 8, 2017 at 07:30pm
A South Asia Institute Urbanization Seminar Series:
“Understanding India’s New Approach to Spatial Planning and Development”
Author; Associate Professor, Urban Planning and Policy, The University of Illinois at Chicago
Professor of Urban Planning and Design and Chair of the Department of Urban Planning
and Design, Harvard Graduate School of Design