Tag : student voices
Student voices: Constructions of citizenship and belonging for the stateless Rohingya of Burma
Cresa Pugh, Doctoral Student in Sociology & Social Policy, spent her winter session conducting field research on the constructions of citizenship and belonging for the stateless Rohingya of Burma.
Student voices: Understanding the role of fathers in their young childrens care, health, and development
Student voices: Achievement gaps in state-regulated Madrasas in Bangladesh
Student voices: Tiger reserves and nature preserves
During winter session, Mei Yin Wu, Harvard College ’17, interned at Wildlife Conservation Trust in Mumbai, which currently works with over 110 national parks and sanctuaries in India, covering tiger reserves and nature preserves.
International Photo Contest Winners
Congratulations to Harvard College students Bharath Venkatesh ’17 and Marisa Houlahan ’17, who were chosen by SAI as winners of the Office of International Education’s Annual International Photo Contest for their photos taken in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.
Student voices: Forest Practice in India
The Craftsmen is small forest enterprise facilitator that creates new value chains, provides year-round employment, and trains communities in sustainable harvesting practices.
Student voices: The Politics of Knowledge
“It takes a greater-than-normal effort of the imagination to travel from a manor house library on a Scottish island to a desert outpost in the Deccan,” writes Joshua Ehrlich, PhD candidate in history, who conducted archival research over the summer in the UK for his dissertation on the East India Company.
Student voices: Jousting over Jurisdiction
“Nothing can quite match the thrill of stumbling across a century-old document filled with often-juicy details of a disputed claim of a princely state,” writes Priyasha Saksena, SJD Candidate, Harvard Law School, who spent the summer conducting research for her doctoral dissertation on the relationship between international law and empire.
Student voices: Teaching history through empathy
Asad Liaqat, SAI Graduate Associate, spent the summer working with The History Project in Lahore, Pakistan. He evaluated workshops aimed at improving critical thinking and increasing empathy in schoolchildren in Pakistan and India, especially towards historical narratives.
Student voices: Underground banking in Myanmar
Jasmine Chia, Harvard College ’18, started her summer in Myanmar intending to study Vipassana Buddhism, but became fascinated with a different topic: a banking phenomenon that explains the links between capitalist religion and political engagement.