This Week's Top Stories
July 3, 2020
As a result of COVID-19, Harvard students are continuing their education in new and creative ways. In light of this, we're launching the Seed for Change Exploratory Grant Program this summer for students who are currently working on ideas or projects that address intractable problems in India and Pakistan.
One of our former Visiting Artist Fellows, Sagar Chhetri , looks back on his experience with the Mittal Institute, where he delved into studies of the Madhesi community along the border of Nepal and India and brought exciting new connections back to Nepal to share with and inspire his peers.
Learn more about the geopolitics of vaccine development and the question of funding and distribution methods in the latest video — in collaboration with Harvard Business School India Research Center and Harvard Business Publishing — from our COVID-19 webinar series .
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In 1906, Dadabhai Naoroji declared swaraj , or Indian self-government, as the goal of the Indian National Congress. Dinyar Patel , Assistant Professor at S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, and Sven Beckert , Laird Bell Professor of History at Harvard, will examine how Naoroji developed the idea of swaraj, his groundbreaking economic research on Indian poverty, and his engagement with emancipatory movements around the world.