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Global literature in the classroom

On March 31, 2014, teachers from across the country came together to discuss how a story about slum-dwellers in Mumbai can be used in the classroom – except they did not even need to leave their computers. As part of the Global Literature Online Book Group for...

‘Urban planning and disaster management’ in The News on Sunday

‘Urban planning and disaster management’ an article by Beena Sarwar about the Contemporary South Asian City Conference was published in The News on Sunday. Sarward interviewed Rahul Mehrotra of the Graduate School of Design and Jennifer Leaning of the School of Public Health, to share their experiences at the conference in Karachi.

Kumbh Mela: Mapping the Ephemeral City

Kumbh Mela: Mapping the Ephemeral City

The spirit of collaboration and community that made this year’s Kumbh Mela festival so successful was on vivid display at the workshop on August 29 and 30 at Harvard University’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.