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Grad Students From Across Campuses Convene on South Asian Studies

Each month, the Mittal Institute’s Graduate Student Associates (GSAs) meet to discuss their latest work on South Asia, spanning various disciplines — from politics to religion and the arts — and providing feedback on one another's dissertations, articles, and more. Led by Head Graduate Student Associates Aiden Milliff (Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science, MIT), Blair Read (Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science, MIT), and Akshay Dixit (Ph.D., Political Economy, Harvard), the group of about 20 members from schools across Boston provide support and new insights to one another as they work through their studies.

Graduate Student Associate (GSA) Applications are Open!

Every year, The Mittal Institute supports Graduate Student Associates from across the different schools at Harvard whose research focuses on South Asia. GSAs participate in monthly workshops in which they present their thesis research to one another, and organize an end of year conference to showcase their research in the spring. Interested in applying for 2018-2019? Apply now!

GSAs in their own words: Dinyar Patel

Every year, the South Asia Institute supports Graduate Student Associates from across the different schools at Harvard whose research focuses on South Asia. The goal of the SAI Graduate Student Associates is to establish a community of peers to support original and independent research on South Asia by doctoral students at Harvard. Dinyar Patel is […]

SAI Welcomes 2012-2013 Graduate Student Associates

On Friday, September 14, SAI held a welcome meeting for the six Graduate Student Advisors: Mariam Chughtai, Bridget Hanna, Bilal Malik, Benjamin Siegel, Anand Vaidya and Namita Wahi. Parimal Patil Professor of Religion and Indian Philosophy, Chair of the Department of South Asian Studies, and head of SAI’s GSA program, introduced the program. Click here […]