January 25, 2019
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.
This summer, Harvard undergraduate and graduate students can fund their research, internship, or language study in South Asia with a grant from The Mittal Institute.

Considering applying? Get your questions answered at our Summer Grants Open House! Join us next Wednesday, January 30 at 4:30 PM in room S250 at CGIS South.

The deadline to apply for a grant is February 8.
Mass migration is happening all over the globe, and it's essential to learn how to protect the rights of those on the move. Join Human Rights PIC next Saturday in a symposium that will bring together students and experts to discuss the role of human rights in mass migration. Fatema Sumar of Oxfam America joins as keynote speaker.

Saturday, February 2, 10:30 AM – 4:15 PM
Nye ABC, Taubman 5th Floor at Harvard Kennedy School
In his latest article published in The Indian Express, Harvard professor Vikram Patel explores the importance of love on an individual's health and well-being. He explains how it's the quality of our social relationships – not the quantity of our relationships – that determines our life expectancy and overall quality of life as we mature.
In a recent paper published in Economic & Political Weekly, Harvard Professor Subu Subramanian and fellow researchers explore the issue of child malnutrition in India. They highlight the need to better monitor health and well-being in the country, with the overall goal to enforce greater political accountability in national health issues.
If you're a Harvard undergrad or graduate student in search of an exciting Spring semester job, look no further. The Mittal Institute is seeking a paid intern to help the team carry out events, communications tasks, and administrative duties. For more information about applying, click here.

Please note : This position is only open to current Harvard students.