Fri, October 20, 2017 from 04:00pm - 05:30pm / Tozzer 203
Shehla Rashid Shora has emerged as a prominent face of the student-youth movement in India. She was active in the movement seeking justice for Dalit research scholar, Rohith Vemula, who ended his life after facing prolonged harassment by the University of Hyderabad administration. She also led the movement for the release of JNU students, Kanhaiya, Umar and Anirban who were wrongfully imprisoned following a vicious media trial.
Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 04:00pm
Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 05:30pm
Sun, October 22, 2017 - Sat, October 28, 2017
World Wide Week at Harvard
Presented by the Asia-Related Centers at Harvard University
October 22 – 28, 2017
Sun, Oct 22, 2017
Sat, Oct 28, 2017
Engaging with a wide circuit of references like religious iconography, world mythology, philosophical and literature, Seema Kohli weaves together a story to recover the lost feminine narrative in cultural history in her work. Appropriating ancient Indian iconography and philosophy, she chronicles ancient myths and mythological figures to explore the relationship of the self with the spiritual cosmos.
Mon, Oct 23, 2017 at 04:00pm
Mon, Oct 23, 2017 at 05:15pm
2017 marks the 70th anniversary of the Partition of British India, as well as the launch of Harvard’s South Asia Institute’s major research on Partition. Panelists Rahul Mehrotra, Tarun Khanna, Karim R. Lakhani and Jennifer Leaning discuss the complexities of large-scale human migration and resettlements.
Tue, Oct 24, 2017 at 04:00pm
Tue, Oct 24, 2017 at 07:00pm