South Asia Initiative Events

Fall Quarter 2018

Thu, Sep 27, 2018: SAI Mixer
5 pm, SSB 269 (Spiro Library).
Wed, Oct 3, 2018: Lecture Demonstration by Sangita Kalanidhi Dr Trichy Sankaran (Professor Emeritus, Department of Music, York University), Theory and Practice – Music of South India.
Co-sponsored by IFAASD
7 pm, Atkinson Hall.
Thu, Oct 11, 2018: Emilia Huerta-Sanchez (Brown University), Archaic admixture facilitates adaptation in humans.
Co-sponsored by CSE
12 – 1 pm, Leichtag 107.
Thu, Nov 1, 2018: Dallas Swendeman (UCLA), Empowerment among Sex Workers in West Bengal:  Stories from 15 Years of Mixed-Methods Research Collaborations with Durbar, a W.H.O. Model Program for HIV/STI Prevention and Community Development.
Co-sponsored by Dept of Anthropology, Global Health Program (GHP) & Center on Gender Equity & Health (GEH)/School of Medicine.
4 pm, SSB 107.
Thu, Nov 15, 2018: Jyoti Mishra (UCSD Psychiatry), Scaling Digital Mental Health for Indian Children.
4 pm, SEQ 103.
Tue, Dec 4, 2018: Mushfiq Mobarak (Yale), Development Economics in Bangladesh.
3:30 pm.
Co-sponsored by Economics.

Other UCSD Events

Fri, Oct 12: Sri Lanka themed Friday Cafe
12-1:15 pm, Great Hall.
UC San Diego International House
Lunch – 5$ per person
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Tue, Aug 28: Dr. Laishram Ladu Singh (IIPS), NFHS Survey: Designing and Executing a Nation-Wide Public Health Survey for India.
12-1:30 pm, Sciences Building 1186, Skagg Pharmaceutical
Brown Bag Lunchtime discussion, GEH/School of Medicine.