This Week's Top Stories
January 31, 2020
In collaboration with The Times of India , the Mittal Institute's new podcast series, India In-Focus , highlights the latest in India's transformative research. In the first episode, Professor Jacqueline Bhabha and Mittal Institute Country Director Sanjay Kumar discuss the consequences of large-scale migration and its challenges in South Asia.
The second Lahore Biennale recently opened its doors to the public, spanning 11 major sites over the course of five weeks and bringing together more than 70 artists from over 40 countries. The Biennale will help restore Lahore's historic role as an international center for arts and culture.
Recently, Professor Sheila Jasanoff gave a talk in Bangalore to discuss her latest book, Can Science Make Sense of Life? Her talk explored policymaking in the life sciences; human life and values in the era of genetics; and science, technology, and society at large.
Latest Announcements
DEADLINE EXTENDED: Friday, February 7, 2020
We invite eligible post-docs from South Asia to apply for our Raghunathan Family Fellowship and advanced degree holders from Pakistan to apply for our Syed Babar Ali Fellowship. Please reach out to Selmon Rafey, , with any questions .
Deadline: Friday, February 7, 2020
The annual Seed for Change competition at the Mittal Institute welcomes applications from Harvard students to present projects that can positively impact societal, economic, and environmental issues in India and Pakistan. Students have the chance to receive a grant to bring their project to life in-region.
Deadline: Friday, February 14, 2020
We're accepting applications for our summer grants to research, intern, or perform a language study in South Asia! Harvard undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply. Reach out to Selmon Rafey,,  with any questions.
Deadline: Saturday, February 15, 2020
Each year, the Mittal Institute sponsors visiting scientists to pursue research in biosciences fields Harvard University and other institutions. Working in university laboratories under the mentorship of top bioscience mentors and faculty, the visiting scientists learn through hands-on research.
The Godrej India Culture Lab International Fellowship provides undergraduate and graduate scholars from outside of India a two-month paid fellowship. It aims to encourage fellows to think from an interdisciplinary approach. Fellows will have the opportunity to showcase their work in Mumbai.