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How do Gender Quotas Impact Accountability?

Register for the talk Zuheir Desai is an assistant Professor in the School of Global and Public Affairs at IE University. His research focuses on electoral competition and political accountability. His work spans both theoretical models of elections, voting, and policymaking, as well as empirical applications of these models on developing democracies such as Brazil […]

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The Kinetic City & Other Essays

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Mon, Nov 29, 2021 from 12:30pm — 01:30pm

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Register for the talk The Kinetic City (ArchiTangle, 2021) presents Rahul Mehrotra’s writings over the last thirty years and illustrates his long-term engagement with and analysis of urbanism in India. This work has given rise to a new conceptualization of the city. Mehrotra calls it the Kinetic City, a counterpoint to the Static City, as […]

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Learning in Distress: Plight of Education in Afghanistan

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Fri, Nov 19, 2021 from 09:00am — 10:30am

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Register for the talk Panelists Kamal Ahmad, Founder, Asian University for Women; President & CEO, Asian University for Women Support Foundation Pashtana Durrani, Founder, and Executive Director, LEARN Afghanistan Shirin Jaafari, Reporter, The World Sakena Yacoobi, President & Executive Director, Creating Hope International and Afghan Institute of Learning Chair/Moderator: James Robson, James C. Kralik and Yunli Lou Professor of East Asian Languages and […]

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Vaccinating India Against Covid: Lessons from History

Register for the talk Harish Naraindas is professor of sociology at Jawaharlal Nehru University, and honorary professor at the Alfred Deakin Institute, Faculty of Arts and Education, Deakin University. He was adjunct faculty at the University of Iowa (2004-19); joint-appointments professor of the Cluster of Excellence, University of Heidelberg (2008-12); visiting professor at the department […]

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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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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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Afghanistan’s Next Transition: How we got here, and what comes next

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Fri, Oct 15, 2021 from 11:00am — 12:15pm

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Register for the talk This Harvard University panel, co-sponsored by the Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute and the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies’ Negotiation Task Force, will explore the lead up to the collapse of the Afghan government, as well as what the new Taliban regime means for the future of […]

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India at 75: The Global Roots of Independence

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Wed, Oct 6, 2021 from 08:00am — 09:30am

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5:30 PM IST – 7:00 PM IST / 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ET  Register for the talk Since independence in 1947, India has played a considerable role in shaping the world. But the world also played a considerable role in shaping Indian independence. As India approaches the 75th anniversary of its freedom, the Lakshmi Mittal […]

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Indian Political Thought in the Global Age

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Mon, Oct 4, 2021 from 12:00pm — 01:00pm

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9:30-10:30 pm IST / 12:00-1:00 pm ET Register for the talk The Association for Global Political Thought (AGPT) presents “Indian Political Thought in the Global Age.” The event is part of the Association for Global Political Thought’s (AGPT) Seminar Series. Professor Shruti Kapila (Faculty of History & Corpus Christi College, Cambridge University) will discuss the […]

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ScienSpur: Information Session on Courses in Life Sciences

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Fri, Sep 24, 2021 from 08:00am — 09:30am

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5:30pm-7:00pm IST // 8:00am-9:30am EST Register here ScienSpur and the Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, Harvard University are hosting a virtual information session on the upcoming fall semester courses in Life Sciences on September 24, 2021, from 5.30 pm to 7 pm (IST). Kindly register and confirm your presence. Scienspur, co-founded by, Nagaraju Dhanyasi (Harvard […]

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