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May 31, 2019
It's Commencement Week at Harvard — our heartfelt congratulations go out to the Class of 2019!
One of the winning teams of the Mittal Institute's Seed for Change Competition, Meet , is developing a new employment app aimed at India's youth. We spoke with recent graduate Vish Srivastava , MDE '19, who told us how his team will continue to work toward closing the gap between education and employment in India.
Each year, the Mittal Institute brings artists from South Asia to Cambridge to take part in our Visiting Artist Fellowship — and applications for our next round of Fellowships are now open! Want to learn about the different experiences and opportunities our selected artists participate in? Click the headline above to find out.
"So, what does  Narendra Modi ’s huge election victory mean?" asks Professor Ashu Varshney of Brown University in a recent article in The Indian Express . The 2019 elections in India may prove to be a point of metamorphosis for the nation, says Varshney, but only time will tell.
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Wednesday, June 5, 2019, 6:30 PM
In this talk, Roluahpuia , the Mittal Institute's 2018-19 Raghunathan Family Fellow, will explore how and why politics among the Mizos continue to remain nationalistic in India and explain how to understand this phenomenon in contemporary India.
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Fall 2019 and Spring 2020
Deadline to Apply: July 1, 2019
Each year, four mid-career artists from South Asia are selected to come to Cambridge to utilize Harvard's vast wealth of resources and interact with faculty and students to build upon their visual artwork. Want to be one of the lucky four? Apply today!
The Communications Manager in the Mittal Institute's New Delhi office will create all communication materials and content related to the Tata Trusts funded projects, build press relations throughout the country, and assist in event outreach. To learn more, click the headline above.
Are you a Harvard student staying in Cambridge for the summer? The Mittal Institute has an opening for a Communications Intern who will help the team maximize the presence of the Mittal Institute and promote its events, research, and programs. Click the headline above for more information.