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August 23, 2019
Our new 2019-2020 Visiting Art Fellows have been chosen! Click above to learn more.

Fall 2019
Sagar Chhetri, Nepal
Sakshi Gupta, India

Spring 2020
Shah Numair Ahmed Abbasi, Pakistan
Suhasini Kejriwal, India
Our Bangladesh Rising Conference is just around the corner! Take this quiz to find out how much you know about Bangladesh's history, economics, politics, and more — and join us in September for panels with faculty, Bangladesh's government representatives, and keynote speaker Kaushik Basu, former Chief Economist of the World Bank, to learn even more.
This fall, five Harvard professors will teach a joint seminar, Contemporary Developing Countries: Entrepreneurial Solutions to Intractable Social & Economic Problems (GENED1011), where students will team up to develop a business plan that tackles a current issue in a developing country or region.
Upcoming Events
Wednesday, September 4, 4:30 PM
Celebrate the start of the school year with the Mittal Institute over chai and snacks! Join us to learn about the various Harvard South Asia student groups and the Mittal Institute's funding opportunities and events. If you'd like to represent your student group at the mixer, please contact Selmon Rafey, Program Coordinator, at .
Monday, September 16, 8:15 AM – 6:00 PM
Bangladesh's complex past weaves together many disparate cultures and ideals — a unique mix that's thriving today. In this conference, experts from Harvard, peer institutions, and governing bodies and organizations across Bangladesh will discuss the nation’s economy, history, artistic heritage, public health, and more in an all-day event.
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Deadline: Friday, October 11, 2019 at 11:59 PM
Over the January break, Harvard undergraduate and graduate students can fund their research, internship, or language study in South Asia with a grant from the Mittal Institute. Whether you're going for an archaeological study of Nepal or learning Sanskrit in India, apply for a grant to make your trip a reality!
Deadline: Friday, August 30, 2019 at 11:59 PM EST
Are you from South Asia, Central Asia, the Middle East, Africa, or Latin America? Are you a current or recent undergraduate and a first-generation college student? If so, you may be eligible to apply for a unique, fully-funded opportunity to learn from Harvard professors in an intensive, multidisciplinary educational program in Dubai!