January 18, 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.
Join us this weekend as Harvard Professor Michael Witzel leads a conference on fire rituals in Nepal. Former Nepalese Ambassador to the UN, Jayaraj Acharya, will make the opening address, followed by fourteen speakers over the course of three days. They will discuss a variety of topics, ranging from environmental conservation in Hinduism to the rituals at Agnimatha.

Jan. 20, 10 AM – Jan. 22, 4:30 PM,
Yalamaya Kendra, Patan Dhoka, Nepal
As part of the Building Bharat-Boston Biosciences (B4) Program, Harvard Professor Venkatesh Murthy will moderate a panel of five prominent life scientists and policymakers to discuss the rapidly changing landscape of life sciences, and how young Indian scientists can prepare for the future.

Jan. 23, 3 PM, NIPGR Auditorium, New Delhi
Are you looking to fund your research, internship, or language study in South Asia this summer? Applications for our Harvard graduate and undergraduate student grants are now open! The deadline for Internship, Language Study, and Research Grants is February 8, 2019.

If you're interested in applying, get your questions answered at our Open House on January 30 at 4:30 PM, room S250 at CGIS South.
Interested in working with an organization that's making a difference in South Asia? The Mittal Institute is seeking a paid intern for the Spring 2019 semester to help the team carry out events, communications tasks, and administrative duties.

Please note : This position is only open to current Harvard undergraduate and graduate students. For more information, please click here.