South Asia

2018 May 12

Bangladesh Rising: Conference at the Harvard Kennedy School

8:00am to 9:00am

Location: 

Loeb House, 17 Quincy Street, Cambridge

Ricardo Hausmann, Director of Center for International Development at Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

Stuart L. Hart, Professor, University of Vermont, Professor Emeritus, Cornell University, Founder of Enterprise for a Sustainable World

Charles Lacy, Angel investor in Bangladesh, President of Barred Rock Fund and former President of Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream

Nasrul Hamid, MP, State Minister of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources, Government of Bangladesh

Abul Kalam Azad, Principal SDG Coordinator at Bangladesh Prime Minister’s...

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2018 May 10

Are Asian Americans People of Color?

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Longfellow Hall, 13 Appian Way, Cambridge

Panel Discussion

Jessica Tang, Boston Teachers Union President

Dr. Josephine Kim, Harvard Professor and Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Komal Bhasin, Principal at UP Academy Leonard

Dr. Natasha K. Warikoo, Harvard Professor and Author of “The Diversity Bargain”

Dr. Kim Truong, Harvard Professor and Director of Diversity & Inclusion Programs at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Moderator: Tony DelaRosa, HGSE Pan Asian Coalition for Education - PACE Co-Chair

Opening...

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2018 May 02

The Price of Aid: The Economic Cold War in India

12:15pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

S354 CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge

David Engerman, Ottilie Springer Professor of History, Brandeis University; Center Associate, Davis Center

Details: The Price of Aid: The Economic Cold War in India

Sponsored by the Lakshmi Mittal South Asia Institute, Harvard University ; co-sponsored by the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies
 

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2018 Apr 27

Infrastructure Networks and Urban Inequality: The Political Geography of Water Flows in Bangalore

2:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

S354, 3rd Floor, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge

Joint Seminar on South Asia Politics Series

Alison Post, Associate Professor of Political Science and Global Metropolitan Studies, University of California, Berkeley

Chair: Emmerich Davies, Assistant Professor of Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Details: I...

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2018 Apr 23

Are South Asians a Single Population? Insights from Culture, Genetics, and Disease

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

S010, Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 

David Reich, Professor, Harvard Medical School

Priya Moorjani, Assistant Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development, University of California, Berkeley

Richard Meadow, Director, Zooarchaeology Laboratory, Peabody Museum of Harvard University

Michael Witzel, Wales Professor of Sanskrit, Harvard University

Chair: Venkatesh Murthy, Professor and Chair of Molecular and Cellular Biology

Details: Are South...

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2018 Apr 23

Building Resilience through Mobile Money

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Room T401, Taubman Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 15 Eliot Street, Cambridge

Imtiaz ul Haq, Aman Visiting Fellow; Assistant Professor of Economics at the Lahore University Of Management Sciences, Pakistan

Chair: Shawn Cole, John G. McLean Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School

Details: Building Resilience through Mobile Money

Sponsored by the Lakshmi Mittal South Asia Institute, Harvard University
 

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2018 Apr 13

Bitter Pills: The Global War on Counterfeit Drugs

3:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge

Book Talk

Muhammad Zaman, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor of Biomedical Engineering and International Health at Boston University

Details: Bitter Pills: The Global War on Counterfeit Drugs

Sponsored by the Lakshmi Mittal South Asia Institute; co-sponsored with the Harvard Book Store and made possible through the generosity of the Asia Center
 

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2018 Apr 13

From Interlocutor to Painter: Rabindranath Tagore and Modern Indian Art

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

S050 CGIS South, Concourse Level, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge

R. Siva Kumar, Professor of History of Art, Visva Bharati University

Chair: Jinah Kim, Gardner Cowles Associate Professor of History of Art and Architecture

Source: From Interlocutor to Painter: Rabindranath Tagore and Modern Indian Art

Sponsored by the Lakshmi Mittal South Asia Institute, Harvard University; co-sponsored by the Department of History of Art and Architecture
 

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