January 13, 2017

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SAI News
Spring 2017 South Asia courses
Harvard will offer many courses in the upcoming semester with content related to South Asia, covering topics such as Himalayan art, Asian diasporas, capitalism and cosmology, Ismaili history and culture, and much more.
Mysteries of the brain

SAI  recently ran a 2-week course in Bangalore which introduced 25 Indian undergraduate and graduate students to the excitement of brain science. The course, a partnership with the Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology, was led by Harvard faculty Venki Murthy and Laura Magnotti.
Health crisis for Rohingya people in Myanmar

A recent paper co-authored by SAI Steering Committee Member Jennifer Leaning explores the Myanmar government's poor treatment of the group and suggest steps that can be taken to address the health and human rights crisis.

Seed for Change Competition 2017
Can you impact India and Pakistan?

The SAI competition awards grant prizes of up to $40,000 to interdisciplinary student projects that positively impact societal, economic, and environmental issues in India and Pakistan.
Deadline to apply: Feb. 15.
Upcoming Events
Visit SAI's website for a full calendar.
The Importance of Religious and Cultural Literacy in a Cosmopolitan World
Friday, January 13, 5:00pm - 7:00pm, Karachi, Pakistan
Cosponsored Event
Ali Asani, Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures; former Director of the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Islamic Studies Program at Harvard University
Cosponsored with Habib University
Misaq-e-Ishq: The Covenant of Love
Tuesday, Jan. 17, 7:00pm - 8:30pm, Lahore, Pakistan
Cosponsored Event
Featuring music and poetry by  Ali Sethi
With Ali Asani, Professor of Indo-Muslim Religion and Cultures at Harvard University
Cosponsored with The Lahore Biennale Foundation and the LUMS School of Education

Livelihood Creation in India

Special Event
Monday, Jan. 23, 6:00pm - 9:00pm, Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi, India
High tea reception will be followed by a presentation on the impact of the Tata Trusts-funded project by Harvard faculty, including Professor Tarun Khanna and two panel discussions.
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