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SAI Symposium 16 - CopyWho Speaks for Democracy Across South Asia?

May 5 + 6, 2016

Thompson Room, Barker Center
12 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA

The South Asia Institute’s fifth Annual Symposium will feature discussions on the idea of democracy and practice throughout South Asia. Given the promise and peril democracy has had in various parts of the region, this event will bring together scholars and practitioners to discuss this important and timely topic.

SAI strives to connect Harvard faculty and students with leading scholars and practitioners on issues of importance to South Asia.

This event is free and open to the public.

Follow the conversation on social media: #SAIsymposium.

Summaries and videos of the event:

Developing a democratic dialogue (Panel I)

Liberal democracy, in South Asia and beyond (Panel II)

The nature of democracy in South Asia (Panel III)