South Asia Institute

2017 Nov 20

Film: Earth

6:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, Menschel Hall, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge. Please enter the museums via the entrance on Broadway.

This screening of Earth (1998; 110 min), one of the three films from Deepa Mehta’s Elemental trilogy, features an introduction by the filmmaker and a discussion after the film.

Deepa Mehta, filmmaker

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

Durba Mitra, the Carol K. Pforzheimer Assistant Professor at the Radcliffe...

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2017 Nov 10

Outer Beauty and Inner Silence in Kampaṉ’s Tamil Rāmāyaṇam

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

CGIS S020, Belfer, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge

David Dean Schulman, Hebrew University

Chairs:Parimal G. Patil, Professor of Religion and Indian Philosophy, Harvard University;Richard Wolf, Professor of Music and South Asian Studies

Details: Outer Beauty and Inner Silence in Kampaṉ’s Tamil Rāmāyaṇam

Sponsored by Lakshmi Mittal South Asia Institute, Harvard University

 

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2017 Nov 09

India's Democracy: Electoral Vibrancy, Liberal Deficits

4:15pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Ash Center Foyer, 124 Mt. Auburn St., Suite 200-North, Cambridge

Ashutosh Varshney, Director of the Center for Contemporary South Asia, Sol Goldman Professor of Political Science and International and Public Affairs, Brown University

Moderator: Scott Mainwaring, the Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor for Brazil Studies, Harvard Kennedy School\

Details: India's Democracy: Electoral Vibrancy, Liberal Deficits

Sponsored by the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Harvard Kennedy School;...

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2017 Nov 09

India's Democracy: Electoral Vibrancy, Liberal Deficits

4:15pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Ash Center Foyer, 124 Mt. Auburn St., Suite 200-North, Cambridge

Ashutosh Varshney, Director of the Center for Contemporary South Asia, Sol Goldman Professor of Political Science and International and Public Affairs, Brown University

Moderator: Scott Mainwaring, the Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor for Brazil Studies, Harvard Kennedy School

Details:India's Democracy: Electoral Vibrancy, Liberal Deficits

Sponsored by the Ash Center...

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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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