This Week's Top Stories
March 1, 2019
Roluahpuia , the Mittal Institute's Raghunathan Family Fellow, explains why it's essential to talk about Northeast India and discusses the importance of song in retelling the history of India's Mizo tribes.
Will the recent India-Pakistan tensions and matters of national security impact the upcoming election in India? Professor Ashutosh Varshney of Brown University explores.
Upcoming Events
Dalit Futures and Sexual Modernity in South India
Friday, March 1, 4:00 PM
In South India, many Dalits have converted to Buddhism as a mode of political dissent and means of escape from social subjugation. Lucinda Ramberg, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Cornell University, and Ajantha Subramanian, Professor of Anthropology at Harvard, will investigate further.
Monday, March 4, 6:00 PM
What is the future of food and health security in India? Suresh Subramani, Global Director at the Tata Institute for Genetics and Society (TIGS) and Tata Chancellor's Chair at UC San Diego, will discuss TIGS' scientific advancements in research on human health and agriculture in India.
Tuesday, March 12, 5:00 PM
The work of the Mittal Institute's new art fellows, Mahboob Jokhio and Krupa Makhija, invites a deeper reflection on the impact of the Partition of British India. At this reception, explore the deeply personal issues of culture, language, and identity in the region through their art.
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Student ambassadors at Harvard help the Mittal Institute connect with the student body and brainstorm new potential events. For backstage access to some of the University's most prominent South Asian events and to participate in cross-school collaboration, apply to be a Student Ambassador today.
Deadline: March 4, 2019
Through the Mittal Institute's Raghunathan and Babar Ali fellowships, selected recent PhDs and advanced degree holders from South Asia can come to Cambridge to continue their research. Read more about each fellowship and eligibility by following the links above.