February 12, 2016

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SAI News
Highlights from the Harvard India Conference 2016
The student-run conference, held from February 6 to 7, brought together business leaders, entertainment professionals, government officials, philanthropists, and many other leaders to engage in a conversation about India's path to global leadership.
Read more.
Dhaka Arts Summit: Connecting Bangladesh and the world
Meena Hewett, SAI, and Tarun Khanna, SAI, HBS, attended the Dhaka Arts Summit from February 5 to 8. The event brought together over 300 artists, curators, writers, and art professionals for exhibitions, lectures, film screenings, and panel discussions about art in the subcontinent.
Science and technology-based social entrepreneurship
From February 2 to 4, SAI and the Tata Trusts hosted a workshop in Delhi for  25 organizations that are working to develop technology-based solutions to maximize social impact.
Students: Apply now!
Summer Grants and Seed for Change Competition
SAI offers research, internship, and language study grants for graduate and undergraduate students. SAI's Seed for Change Competition will award grant prizes to student projects that positively impact India.
Upcoming SAI Events
For a full list of events, please visit our website
The Scope of Spatial Data and Technology for Building Resilience of Vulnerable Groups: A Case of 2015 Nepal Earthquake and Informal Settlements in Kathmandu
Thursday, Feb. 18, 12:00pm - 2:00pm, Room 124, Gund Hall, 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
Dev Raj Paudyal, Lecturer, School of Civil Engineering and Surveying, University of Southern Queensland (USQ), AustraliaS
Sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Design MDes Risk and Resilience Lecture
Freedom and Fear in Myanmar
Friday, Feb. 19, 12:15pm, CGIS South, S153, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA
Modern Asia Seminar and Arts Seminar
Ian Holliday, Vice-President and Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning), The University of Hong Kong
Cosponsored with the Harvard Asia Center
Field Notes: Best Practices for Documentation of Handicrafts in the Field
Friday, Feb. 19, 6:00 - 7:00pm IST / 7:30 - 8:30 am EST
Livelihood Creation Project Webinar
Dr. Vandana Bhandari, Professor and Dean (Academics), National Institute of Fashion Technology, New Delhi
Video: In case you missed it...
Looking at temporary landscapes of religion in South Asia and Latin America
In this seminar from April 2015, Rahul Mehrotra, GSD, moderated a conversation about ephemerality in the landscapes of South Asian and Latin American cities with Harvard scholars Felipe Hernandez, GSD, Marianne Potvin, FAS, and Luis Valenzuela, GSD.
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