September 21, 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.
The second annual Crossroads Emerging Leaders Program, a unique opportunity for talented first-generation students from developing countries all over the world, begins this weekend in Dubai. The program is a collaboration between the HBS Club of the GCC and The Mittal Institute.
The B4 Fellowship enables up to eight eligible young Indian bioscientists to spend 18 months at Harvard or another top Boston-area institution to further their research. The program is funded by the Government of India.

Deadline: Sept 25, 2018
Artistic Director and founder of Riyaaz Qawwali, Sonny Mehta, will share his personal story from learning classical music to performing qawwali, the musical genre commonly associated with the Sufi tradition in South Asia.

The Mittal Institute is a co-sponsor of Outbreak Week, a series of events that investigate and engage with epidemic and pandemic preparedness in the 21st century. The University-wide effort is led by the Harvard Global Health Institute.

September 24-28, across Harvard
There are very few signs that slums will transition out of the urban landscape in the foreseeable future.This symposium seeks to advance new policy, financial, design, and educational tools that can both improve existing slums and generate alternatives to future ones.

September 20-22, Harvard GSD and CGIS