South Asia Institute

2018 Mar 27

The Silk Road to South Asia: From Mongolia to Bangladesh

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

S153, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge

Book Talk

Hasna Moudoud, SAI Research Affiliate; Author of “Mystic Poetry of Bangladesh” and “Where Women Rule: South Asia”; Former Senior Fellow Harvard University Asia Center; former Visiting Fellow Ash Center, Harvard Kennedy School

Chair: Roderick Macfarquhar, Leroy B. Williams Professor of History and Political Science, Harvard University 

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2018 Mar 22

POSTPONED TO MARCH 29th: The Question of Tribes in Northeast India

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

S250, 2nd Floor, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Fellows Seminar

Arvind Raghunathan and Sribala Subramanian South Asia Visiting Fellowship Seminar

Raile Rocky Ziipao, Arvind Raghunathan and Sribala Subramanian South Asia Visiting Fellow

Chair: Ajantha Subramanian, Professor of Anthropology and South Asian Studies, Harvard University

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2018 Mar 20

Divine Kingdoms of the Western Himalaya: From Subjects to Citizens

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

S250, 2nd Floor, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

South Asia Without Borders Seminar Series

Bo Sax, Mahatma Gandhi Assistant Professor of Political Science and International and Public Affairs, Brown University

Chair: Richard Wolf, Professor of Music and South Asian Studies, Harvard University

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Sponsored by the Lakshmi Mittal South Asia Institute, Harvard University; co-sponsored by the...

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2018 Mar 19

Cleaning Up India? Obstacles and Assets

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

S250, 2nd Floor, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Book Talk

Assa Doron, Associate Professor and Australian Research Council Future Fellow in Anthropology, College of Asia & the Pacific, Australian National University

Robin Jeffrey, Visiting Research Professor, Institute of South Asian Studies; Emeritus professor, La Trobe University, the Australian National University

Chair: Martha Chen, Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

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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

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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\

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