December 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.
If you have a business idea that could have a positive impact on India or Pakistan, and one of your team is a current Harvard student, enter the Seed for Change competition NOW for a chance to secure up to $40,000 to fund your project.
“Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World”, an event jointly organized by The Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute and the Harvard Global Health Institute, and presented in New Delhi, examined the connections between human, animal and environmental health, and the response to disease outbreaks in India.
We invite applications for a research fellow to work with Professor Conor Walsh at the Harvard Biodesign Lab. Renumeration for this position is approximately Rs 33 lakh ($47k) per annum.

Deadline: December 28, 2018
Harvard Kennedy School's Shorenstein Center seeks research assistants, particularly with experience of Myanmar or Pakistan, for a project on the use of messaging apps to spread misinformation (“fake news”). You will earn $15 per hour and work an average of 10 hours per week, from Jan-Mar 2019. You must have a US work permit. Contact Irene Pasquetto or Nic Dias.  
In case you missed it, our latest podcast features Ali Sethi, AB '06, upon his recent return to Harvard, where he talked about sufi poetry and his pwn artistic journey. You can find all our podcasts in the usual places - Soundcloud, Apple, RadioPublic and Stitcher.