November 9, 2018
The Mittal Institute Newsletter
The Mittal Institute engages in interdisciplinary research to advance and deepen the understanding of critical issues of South Asia and its relationship to the world. Our weekly newsletter highlights the work of the institute and its affiliates.
Musician and author Ali Sethi, AB '06, will discuss and demonstrate the many ways in which Sufi poets and musicians have encoded a subversive ambiguity into South Asia’s religious-cultural ethos. Chaired by Ali Asani, Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures.

Weds, Nov 14, 5.30pm - CGIS South

This event is free and open to the public but space will be limited and seats are only available on a first come, first served basis.
Mallika Bose, Penn State University, reviews Rahul Mehrotra and Filipe Vera’s book in the Journal of Architectural Education.

The Seed for Change Program (SFC) is our annual competition, in which grant prizes will be awarded to interdisciplinary student projects that have a positive impact societal, economic, and environmental issues in India and Pakistan. To enter, one of your team must be a current Harvard student,
In 1938, an Indian dancer, Ram Gopal, posed for the American photographer, Carl Van Vechten, in New York City. Ajay Sinha's lecture builds an illustrated story of their mutual fascination and exchange, triggered by the camera.

Friday, Nov 16, 4.30pm - CGIS South 
Are you interested in travelling to India and working with local high school students? Apply to The Mittal Institute’s Inaugural Program for Scientifically Inspired Leadership (PSIL)!

Manipur, India: January 13-21, 2019

Application deadline: Nov 20, 2019