Most recently, Shehla was part of 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.
What will the city of the future look like? This panel showcases a range of experts, innovators, and thought leaders in the fields of technology, infrastructure, and governance of cities.
World Wide Week at Harvard
Presented by the Asia-Related Centers at Harvard University
October 22 – 28, 2017
Lakshmi Mittal and his family have announced a $25 million gift to establish an endowed fund for this institute. In recognition of their generosity, the center will be renamed the Lakshmi Mittal South Asia Institute at Harvard University.
Congratulations to Sunil Amrith, the Mehra Family Professor of South Asian Studies at Harvard, on the fantastic achievement of a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship.
The aim of this intensive workshop is to introduce highly talented Indian students to the emerging area of genomics.
Arun Jaitley, India’s Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, spoke about tax reform at the 2017/18 Mahindra Lecture.
We aim to collect stories, reflections, memories, or experiences through crowdsourcing as well as through an online survey.
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.
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.