In his new role as director, Tarun Khanna will work to advance Harvard’s research and educational mission within the field of South Asian studies, working with faculty colleagues on the institute steering committee, and reaching across the faculties of the University. The South Asia Initiative welcomed Tarun Khanna, the Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor at Harvard… Continue reading Khanna to Helm South Asia Initiative And Launch Significant Interfaculty Initiatives of Relevance to Contemporary South Asia
On Friday, November 16th over 700 HBS community members will gather in Burden Auditorium for “Ekta”, a vibrant celebration of South Asian culture sponsored by the South Asian Business Association (SABA). Similar to last year, the evening will begin with a pre-show reception in the Williams Room, giving performers a chance to mingle with sectionmates… Continue reading Introducing "Ekta": SABA Cultural Show Aims to Highlight the Diversity of South Asia
The full extent of the devastation in Asia as a result of the recent Indian Ocean earthquake and subsequent Tsunami continues to unfold. To date, the only certainty is that the destruction has been enormous, with over a hundred and fifty thousand dead and several million left homeless, fighting for survival in destroyed communities. It… Continue reading HBS Students and Harvard University Aid Tsunami Disaster Relief Effort
On November 11th, the HBS Islamic Society held a fast-breaking dinner to share the occasion of the month of Ramadan with students, faculty, and staff. The event was meant to celebrate the diversity of the student body by sharing the culture, heritage, and beliefs of Muslims on campus. It was opened with the traditional call… Continue reading Celebrating Ramadan
The words in the headline above come from a poster recruiting British volunteers to fight the fascist forces in the Spanish Civil War and were superimposed over a photograph of a dead little girl killed by German bombs in Guernica. They could just as easily be superimposed over photos of the collapsing World Trade Center… Continue reading "If You Tolerate This, Your Children Will Be Next"