September 7, 2018
" Welcome to the start of another busy, transformative year at the Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute at Harvard University. The Mittal family’s generosity will enable us not only to continue our quest to research and understand the region and its relationship with the world, but will also allow our faculty, students and affiliates to push even further to produce new and useful knowledge." - Professor Tarun Khanna
Oct 11, 2018
We will soon share details of an event on campus, where Harvard's Dr Jacqueline Bhabha will discuss the wider implications of the Indian Supreme Court's decision to repeal Section 377 with key campaigners, including lawyers Menaka Guruswamy and Arundhati Katju , and Boston-based LGBTQ activist Janson Wu .
Deadline : Sept 25, 2018
Duration : 18 months (Jan 2019-July 2020)
Open to Indian citizens who have completed their PhD within the last five years from an Indian institution in a bioscience-related field, and currently residing in India. Exceptional senior doctoral students may also be considered.
With the announcement of its huge health insurance plans,India has the opportunity to envision a bold new architecture for digital health data. HINDH is an interdisciplinary, Harvard-wide research and policy collaboration. It will focus on the development of a patient-centric, provider-friendly, API-enabled health data exchange ecosystem.

TODAY - 2:00-4:00pm - CGIS South

Francesca R. Jensenius , University of Oslo; Norwegian Institute of International Affairs.
Chair: Emmerich Davies , Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Mon, Sept 10 - 3:30-4:45pm - Pierce Hall

Our colleagues at the Harvard-China Project host Dr Gufran Beig, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India. In this talk, Dr Beig explains how dust from the Middle East combined with smoke from agriculture fires in northwest India to create terrible pollution in Delhi.
Tarun Khanna, Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor at Harvard Business School, discussed his new book 'TRUST - Creating the Foundations of Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries', with Manish Sabharwal, Co-founder and Executive Chairman, TeamLease.
Delhi : The Mittal Institute and the Harvard Club of India have set up various collection points around Delhi for people to donate useful items (not money).
USA: US-based donors can give money, via our partnership with the American India Foundation, here:
Harvard College sophomore Meena Venkataramanan, a recent summer intern at ABC News, wrote about the almost 100 Indian-American candidates running for office in the US midterms. These include Mumbai-born Hiral Tipirneni (pictured), a physican who's running as a Democratic candidate in Arizona.
Every year, The Mittal Institute supports graduate students at Harvard whose research focuses on South Asia. GSAs participate in monthly workshops in which they present their thesis research, and organize an end-of-year conference in the spring.
Applications to our Harvard graduate and undergraduate grants are now open, for students seeking funding for research, internships or language study in South Asia this winter.
We seek a Communications Manager to manage content and raise the profile of the institute and its affiliates’ work. The successful candidate will have at least three years’ experience in a newsroom or equivalent communications environment and a good working knowledge of contemporary and historical South Asian issues.
In September 2012, Vikas Khanna, Michelin-starred chef, restaurateur, food writer and host of Masterchef India showcased the film True Business , in an event sponsored by The Mittal Institute, the Harvard Foundation, and the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Islamic Studies Program.