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Monday, March 2, 2015

Zakir Hussain: SF Jazz Sessions

Film - Documentary | March 2 | 5-8 p.m. |  PFA Theater


Anisa Qureshi, Director; Taylor Phillips, Director

Institute for South Asia Studies, Department of Music, Department of History, The UC Berkeley Regents' Lecture Series


A documentary that tells the story of four extraordinary nights showcasing the formidable talents of virtuoso Zakir Hussain and friends.


$0

Registration opens February 2. Register by March 2 online.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Liberalization as Layering: Electricity and India’s Fragmented State

Lecture | March 3 | 12-2 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)


Elizabeth Chatterjee, UK-India Education Research Initiative (UKIERI) Fellow for 2015

Pranab Bardhan, Professor of Graduate School, Department of Economics, UC Berkeley

Institute for South Asia Studies


Talk by Elizabeth Chatterjee, UK-India Education Research Initiative (UKIERI) Fellow for 2015

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Zakir Talks. Zakir Plays: The 2015 Regents' Lecture by Zakir Hussain

Lecture | March 5 | 6-8 p.m. |  Wheeler Auditorium


Zakir Hussain

Janaki Bakhle, Associate Professor of History

Institute for South Asia Studies, Department of Music, Department of History, The UC Berkeley Regents' Lecture Series, Cal Performances


A lecture-demonstration by tabla virtuoso, Zakir Hussain


$0

Registration opens February 2. Register by March 5 online.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

The Changing Role of the Tabla Player in Hindustani Classical Music: Zakir Hussain in Conversation with Bonnie Wade

Lecture | March 10 | 5-7 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, The Maude Fife Room, 315 Wheeler Hall


Zakir Hussain

Bonnie Wade, Professor of Music

Institute for South Asia Studies, Department of Music, Department of History, The UC Berkeley Regents' Lecture Series


The 2015 Regents' Lecturer, Zakir Hussain in conversation with Professor of Music, Bonnie Wade


$0

Registration opens February 2. Register by March 10 online.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Jazz Fusion Master Class with Zakir Hussain

Lecture | March 11 | 7-9 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Zakir Hussain

Bonnie Wade, Professor of Music; Myra Melford, Associate Professor of Music

Institute for South Asia Studies, Department of Music, The UC Berkeley Regents' Lecture Series


A master class led by tabla maestro and the 2015 Regents' Lecturer, Zakir Hussain


$0

Registration opens February 2. Register by March 11 online.

Friday, March 13, 2015

Sold: A film on human trafficking by Academy Award winning director, Jeffrey Brown.

Film - Documentary | March 13 | 6-8 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building


Jeffrey D. Brown, Director

Institute for South Asia Studies, Berkeley Anti-Trafficking Coalition


An intense, emotional story of one girl’s quest for freedom. The film is based on the acclaimed and award-winning international best-seller by noted author Patricia McCormick and directed by Oscar-winner Jeffrey Dean Brown.

Monday, March 16, 2015

India's Daughter: Screening followed by panel discussion

Film - Documentary | March 16 | 6-8 p.m. | Blum Hall, Room 330


Shreyasi Jha, Gender, Equity and Human Rights specialist

Lawrence Cohen, Professor of Anthropology and of South and Southeast Asian Studies and Director of the Institute for South Asia Studies

Hani Taha, Pakistani-Indian multimedia journalist and film maker

Institute for South Asia Studies, South Asians in Public Policy (SAPP), Blum Center for Developing Economies, Women in Public Policy (WiPP)


Screening of BBC's documentary on the brutal rape and murder of Jyothi Singh Pandey in New Delhi, India on 16th December

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

India’s Urban Futures: Beyond the Scripts of Techno-utopia and Rural Backwardness

Colloquium | March 18 | 3:40-5 p.m. | 575 McCone Hall


Kavita Philip, Associate Professor, Department of History, University of California, Irvine

Department of Geography, Institute for South Asia Studies


When, in 1947, India became an independent nation, its archetypal citizen-subject was the farmer; 60 years later it was the software engineer. This shift in ideal-citizen archetypes, from farmer to digital entrepreneur, has brought with it new assumptions about the role of information technology (IT) in shaping citizenly behavior and nationalist subjectivity.



International Women's Poetry Exchange: Load Poems Like Guns

Reading - Nonfiction | March 18 | 4 p.m. | 254 Barrows Hall


Somaya Ramesh, Poet, Activist, Elected Council member from Herat, Afghanistan

Farzana Marie, Poet, Translator, US Military Veteran, President of Civil Vision International

Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Civil Vision International, Institute for South Asia Studies


A reading and conversation with Somaya Ramesh and Farzane Marie

Thursday, March 19, 2015

The Future of India: Lecture by Justice Markandey Katju, Former Chairman of the Press Council of India and Former Justice of the Supreme Court of India

Lecture | March 19 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)


Justice Markandey Katju, Former Chairman, Press Council of India. Judge, Supreme Court of India

Robert Goldman, Catherine and William L. Magistretti Distinguished Professor in South and Southeast Asian Studies, Department of South & Southeast Asian Studies

Institute for South Asia Studies, Department of South & Southeast Asian Studies


Talk by Former Justice of the Supreme Court of India, Justice Markandey Katju

Monday, March 30, 2015

A Quiet Revolution in Bangladesh: Lecture by Sir Fazle Hasan Abed to inaugurate the Subir and Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies

Lecture | March 30 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, The Maude Fife Room, 315 Wheeler Hall | Note change in time


Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, Bangladeshi Social worker, the founder and chairman of BRAC

Ananya Roy, Professor of City and Regional Planning and Distinguished Chair in Global Poverty and Practice, University of California, Berkeley

Chancellor Nicholas Dirks, Chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley

Institute for South Asia Studies, Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies, Department of Sociology, Masters in Development Practice, UC Berkeley Graduate Division, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, UC Berkeley School of Public Health, Center of Evaluation for Global Action, University Relations, The Asia Foundation, Ahmed & Leena Badruzzaman


Official launch of the Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies at UC Berkekey.