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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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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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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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Book Talk: A Military History of India Since 1972: Full Spectrum Operations and the Changing Contours of Modern Conflict

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Thu, Jun 24, 2021 from 10:00am — 11:15am

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Register for the Webinar Join the Asia Center on June 24, 2021, from 10:00 – 11:15 a.m. EDT for an Asia Center Author Conversation with Arjun Subramaniam, Retired Air Vice Marshal, IAF; President’s Chair of Excellence in National Security, India’s National Defence College. Subramaniam will discuss his recent book, A Military History of India Since 1972: Full […]

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The COVID-19 Crisis in India: Voices from the Frontline

Watch on YouTube Panelists: Mirai Chatterjee, Director, Social Security Team, Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) Ajay Nair, Chief Executive Officer, Swasth Sunita Rani, ASHA Worker and Secretary, ASHA Workers Union Haryana Priyadarsh, Yumetta Foundation Moderator: Sreenivasan Jain, Journalist and Reality Check Host, NDTV Description: The webinar will be a panel discussion about the frontline efforts to manage the devastating COVID-19 pandemic […]

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Combatting Anti-Asian Racism and Misogyny: What is our Local Community Doing?

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Mon, May 24, 2021 from 09:30am — 10:30am

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This public discussion will highlight key challenges of racism, misogyny and other discrimination faced by our Asian and Asian-American community, the responses of local organizations who have long sought to address such challenges, and what more needs to be done in our own communities. Speakers represent perspectives from the Harvard Kennedy School’s staff, faculty and […]

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Africa-Asia Roundtable – Pandemics: Surveillance, Preparedness, and Response

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Tue, May 18, 2021 at 07:00am —
Wed, May 19, 2021 at 09:00am

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Register here for the talk The Harvard Center for Africa Studies will convene our Africa-Asia Roundtable – Pandemics: Surveillance, Preparedness, and Response on May 18 – 19, 2021 from 7:00a – 9:00a EST / 1:00p – 3:00p CAT / 4:30p – 6:30p IST / 7:00p – 9:00p CST. The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has […]

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25th Annual Harvard India Poetry Meeting

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Sun, May 16, 2021 at 10:00am

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The theme for this year’s India Poetry Reading is “Mother Nature.” This annual event celebrates India’s contribution to the field of literature and invites local poets to recite original compositions in the language of their choosing. This event is hosted in partnership with the Department of South Asian Studies at Harvard University and South Asian […]

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The COVID-19 Crisis in India: What is the Way Forward?

Watch on YouTube Lancet Citizens’ Commission on Reimagining India’s Health System Public Webinar Series, in collaboration with Lancet COVID-19 Commission India Task Force Panelists: Gagandeep Kang, Professor of Microbiology, Department of Gastrointestinal Sciences, Christian Medical College Peter Piot, Director and Handa Professor of Global Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Gautam Menon, Professor of Physics […]

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Border Conflicts in the Himalayas: Bhutan, Nepal, India, and China

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Wed, Apr 28, 2021 at 09:00am

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Register here to join the webinar. An Asia Beyond the Headlines Seminar Series Panelists:  Sudha Ramachandran, Independent Journalist; Adjunct Faculty, Asian College of Journalism, Chennai Bhaskar Koirala, Director, Nepal Institute of Strategic and International Studies Xiaoyu Pu, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Nevada, Reno; Public Intellectuals Program Fellow, National Committee on United States-China Relations; Non-Resident […]

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