South Asia

2018 Mar 02
2018 Mar 01

Liquor, Vice, Goddess, Analogy: The Many Uses of Surā in South Asian Religions

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Common Room, CSWR, Harvard Divinity School, 42 Francis Avenue, Cambridge, MA

James McHugh, Associate Professor of Religion at USC Dornsife

Details: Liquor, Vice, Goddess, Analogy: The Many Uses of Surā in South Asian Religions

Sponsored by South Asian Religions Colloquium, Harvard Divinity School
 

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2018 Feb 28

Pakistan’s Nuclear Program: A Story of Defiance, Deterrence & Deviance

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

324, Fainsod Room, Littauer Building, John F. Kennedy School of Government, 79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge, MA

Project on Managing the Atom Seminar Series

Hassan Abbas, Professor of International Security Studies Chair of the Department of Regional and Analytical Studies

Details: Pakistan’s Nuclear Program: A Story of Defiance, Deterrence & Deviance

Sponsored by the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School
 

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2017 Nov 13

Compulsory Development: The Ideal Type of Land Acquisition in India and China

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA

Huang Yinghong, Associate Professor, School of International Relations, Sun Yat-sen University; HYI Visiting Scholar

 

Chair/discussant: Malcolm McPherson, Senior Research Fellow, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovaton, Harvard Kennedy School...

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2017 Oct 25

Posturing to Deter: The Drivers and Contours of Pakistan’s Nuclear Weapons Policy

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Fainsod Room, Littauer Building, Littauer-324, 79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge

Project on Managing the Atom Seminar Series

Mansoor Ahmed, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, International Security Program/Project on Managing the Atom

Details: Posturing to Deter: The Drivers and Contours of Pakistan’s Nuclear Weapons Policy

Sponsored by the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, John F. Kennedy School of Government  
 

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2017 Oct 24

Looking Back, Informing the Future: A Multidisciplinary Research on the 1947 Partition of British India

4:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

S010, Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South, Harvard University, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge

South Asia Without Borders Series; Harvard World Wide Week

Panelists:

Tarun Khanna, Director, Harvard South Asia Institute; Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor, Harvard Business School

Karim Lakhani, Charles Edward Wilson Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School; Director, Harvard Innovation Science Laboratory

Rahul Mehrotra, Professor of Urban Design and Planning, Harvard Graduate School of Design; Principal, RMA Architects of Mumbai, India

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2017 Oct 20

Student Movements in India and Current Challenges

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Tozzer 203, 21 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge

Shehla Rashid Shora, Research scholar, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi

Discussant: Abha Sur, Professor, Women’s and Gender Studies at MIT

Chair: Ajantha Subramanian, Professor, Social Anthropology Program Director

Details: Student Movements in India and Current Challenges

Sponsored by the Harvard University South Asia Institute
 

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2017 Oct 17

Partition of the Punjab

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

S030, Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, CGIS South, 1730, Cambridge Street, Cambridge

Ishtiaq Ahmed, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Stockholm University; Visiting Professor, Government College University; Honorary Senior Fellow, Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore

Chair: Jennifer Leaning, François-Xavier Bagnoud Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights; Director, FXB Center for Health and Human Rights

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2017 Sep 28

The Indian Legal Profession in the Age of Globalization: The Rise of the Corporate Legal Sector and its Impact on Lawyers and Society

12:00pm

Location: 

WCC 2036 Milstein East A/B, Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge

A Harvard Law School Library Book Talk

David B. Wilkins, Lester Kissel Professor of Law, Faculty Director of the Center on the Legal Profession, Vice Dean for Global Initiatives on the Legal Profession, Harvard Law School

Vikramaditya S. Khanna, William W. Cook Professor of Law, University of Michigan School of Law School

Commentator: Tarun Khanna, Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor, Harvard Business School; Director, South Asia Institute, Harvard University

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2017 Sep 25

Aadhaar, India’s Biometric, Unified Payment Interface and the India Stack: Technology at Scale for Development

5:30pm to 6:45pm

Location: 

Room 305, Emerson Hall, Harvard Yard, 25 Quincy Street, Cambridge

SAI Social Enterprise Series

Nandan Nilekani, Former Chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI); Non-Executive Chairman of Infosys

Discussant: Tarun Khanna, Director, South Asian Institute; Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor at the Harvard Business School

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Co-sponsored by the South Asia Institute,...

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