SEPT 1, 2017
Friday, Sept 15

SAI  and King's India Institute  invite you to a program on The 1947 Partition of British India.  Join us for a special event in the city where many of the decisions of 1947 were made.
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Quick links
SAI Partition Podcast
About the project
Tuesday, Sept 5: 5-7pm

Celebrate the start of the school year with SAI! The Welcome Back Mixer is a chance for students to enjoy delicious South Asian food while meeting SAI's Visiting Fellows and faculty, learning about student funding opportunities, and meeting with representatives from Harvard South Asia student groups.
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Aug 21 - Oct 6, Gund Hall, Harvard
Lecture and reception: Sept 6, 6pm

Professor Rahul Mehrotra of the Harvard Graduate School of Design presents a lecture about  the compulsive drive of the practice to construct soft thresholds -  through research, engagement with the city, and making of architecture.
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Friday, Sept 8, 6-7.30pm

Part of the  South Asia Institute Urbanization Seminar Series: Sanjeev Vidyarthi, University of Illinois, with Rahul Mehrotra, Harvard Graduate School of Design.
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Book talk: Friday, Sept 22, 6-7.30pm

An Asia Center Fellows Seminar, co-sponsored with SAI, with  Dr. Arjun Subramaniam (Asia Center Fellow; Faculty Member, National Defence College, New Delhi; Air Vice Marshal, Indian Air Force) and d iscussant Sugata Bose (Gardiner Professor of Oceanic History and Affairs, Harvard University).
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The primary objective of the course is to engage students with the modern day challenges affecting developing countries, and to examine a range of entrepreneurial attempts to solve these problems.
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Exhibition: Aug 26-Jan 7
Fall semester class: HAA 183W

Drawn from the Harvard Art Museums' renowned South Asian art collection, this installation complements an  undergraduate course  exploring images of women in South Asian art.
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This interdisciplinary course explores key controversies - suicide bombings, Islamism, Muslim minorities, gender, blasphemy - to understand Muslim cultures & societies, and as a tool for self-reflection.
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Fifty driven, accomplished first-generation students from eleven countries in Asia, Africa and the Middle East  formed the inaugural cohort of the Harvard South Asia Institute's unique Crossroads Summer Program, held in Dubai in August 2017.
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The complete set of podcasts, recorded during our special seminar series in spring, is now available to stream and download. In each episode, a leading scholar explores key aspects of this landmark historical event. 
Deadline extended: Oct 20, 2017 

We support recent PhDs, those in the final stages of their PhDs, and advanced professional degree holders in areas related to Pakistan, particularly in science and development.
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