We offer internship grants to Harvard students who want to spend summer or winter working on South Asia-related projects, preferably with one of our partner organizations.
We aim to collect stories, reflections, memories, or experiences through crowdsourcing as well as through an online survey.
The new GSAS Research Workshop “Borders in Modern Asia” will be a forum for critically synthesizing works on border making and border crossing in terrestrial and maritime Asia.
The primary objective of the course is to engage students with the modern day challenges affecting developing countries, and to examine a range of entrepreneurial attempts to solve these problems.
This interdisciplinary course, with Q-scores of 4.6 and 4.8, explores key controversies – suicide bombings, Islamism, Muslim minorities, gender, blasphemy – to understand Muslim cultures & societies, and as a tool for self-reflection.
Fifty driven, accomplished students from eleven countries in Asia, Africa and the Middle East formed the inaugural cohort of the Harvard South Asia Institute’s Crossroads Summer Program.
Partition is one of the defining events of the modern era and on its 70th anniversary, leading scholars explore and analyze its continuing impact in our special series of podcasts.
Our India Country Director, Sanjay Kumar, has written a powerful op-ed in The Hindu newspaper about the issue of food wastage in the country.
The South Asia Institute’s Director, Tarun Khanna, Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor at the Harvard Business School, spoke in June 2017 about our Partition project at the World Economic Forum in China.
The Startup Wednesday show on India’s NDTV explores the challenges of home-based working women and startups that are employing and empowering women in India. Watch as experts, entrepreneurs and the working women themselves talk about the issues they face.