December 7, 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.
Sunil Amrith, Mehra Family Professor of South Asian Studies at Harvard University and a member of The Mittal Institute's steering committee, writes about huge Himalayan engineering projects that could make it "one of the world’s most heavily dammed regions", in The New York Times.
Professor Amrith is also the author of the forthcoming book Unruly Waters, a history of how water has shaped South Asia.
We are seeking an experienced administrator to join us as assistant director. The successful candidate will assume responsibility for a wide range of the institute's functions and report to the executive director.
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.
The Seed for Change Program (SFC) is The Mittal Institute's annual competition, in which grant prizes of up to $40K will be awarded to student projects that could have a positive impact on India and Pakistan.

Deadline for letter of intent: TODAY
Michael Szonyi, Frank Wen-Hsiung Memorial Professor of Chinese History and Director of the Fairbank Center, gave a lecture in Delhi - ‘Meritocracy in China: Past and Present’ - on November 26, 2018, as a part of a larger joint research project with The Mittal Institute.
Talented young Indian scientists are invited to apply now for the B4 Program’s Workshop on Synthetic Biology. We will fund travel and lodging for selected participants.

Jan 21-Feb 2, 2019 - IBAB, Bengaluru

Deadline to apply: Dec 13, 2018