ABOUT THE CALENDAR
Film - Documentary | March 2 | 5-8 p.m. | PFA Theater
Anisa Qureshi, Director; Taylor Phillips, Director
A documentary that tells the story of four extraordinary nights showcasing the formidable talents of virtuoso Zakir Hussain and friends.
Registration opens February 2. Register by March 2 online.
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
Talk by Elizabeth Chatterjee, UK-India Education Research Initiative (UKIERI) Fellow for 2015
Lecture | March 5 | 6-8 p.m. | Wheeler Auditorium
Janaki Bakhle, Associate Professor of History
A lecture-demonstration by tabla virtuoso, Zakir Hussain
Registration opens February 2. Register by March 5 online.
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
Bonnie Wade, Professor of Music
The 2015 Regents' Lecturer, Zakir Hussain in conversation with Professor of Music, Bonnie Wade
Registration opens February 2. Register by March 10 online.
Lecture | March 11 | 7-9 p.m. | Hertz Concert Hall
A master class led by tabla maestro and the 2015 Regents' Lecturer, Zakir Hussain
Registration opens February 2. Register by March 11 online.
Film - Documentary | March 13 | 6-8 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building
Jeffrey D. Brown, Director
An intense, emotional story of one girls 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.
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
Screening of BBC's documentary on the brutal rape and murder of Jyothi Singh Pandey in New Delhi, India on 16th December
Colloquium | March 18 | 3:40-5 p.m. | 575 McCone Hall
Kavita Philip, Associate Professor, Department of History, University of California, Irvine
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.
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
A reading and conversation with Somaya Ramesh and Farzane Marie
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
Talk by Former Justice of the Supreme Court of India, Justice Markandey Katju
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.
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