South Asia Week at the Harvard Kennedy School
The annual South Asia Week, co-sponsored by the Future of Diplomacy Project and the South Asia Institute, will feature an impressive array of regional practitioners and experts on India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan. Speakers include Pakistani Ambassador to the U.S., Jalil Abbas Jilani; Afghanistan journalists Sean Carberry and Anand Gopal; Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Daniel Feldman; former Pakistani Ambassador to the U.S., Husain Haqqani; and former Indian National Security Advisor, Shivshankar Menon.
August 29, 2014
Foreign Affairs, Sep/Oct2014, Vol. 93 Issue 5
By Nicholas Burns, Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Politics, Harvard Kennedy School
Professor Burns examines the importance of the U.S.-India partnership in the century head. Specifically, in the countries' mutual interests in spreading democracy, expanding trade, countering terrorism, and peacekeeping efforts in the face of China's growing military power.
May 15, 2014
The Ambassador of the Republic of India to the United States, Dr. S. Jaishankar, delivered an address entitled “India-U.S. Ties: The Long View” and led a discussion with experts, fellows and students on April 17 as part of the Future of Diplomacy Project’s third annual “South Asia Week.”
May 14, 2014
The first speaker of this year’s “South Asia Week”, Ambassador Jalil Abbas Jilani, the Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States, delivered a public address entitled “Pakistan-India Relations, The Way Ahead."
May 8, 2014
A conversation with Nisha Biswal, Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs, led by Professor Nicholas Burns.
April 22, 2014
"I am an optimist when it comes to the relationship. That, if nothing else, explains my frequent involvement with it."
January 13, 2014
The Huffington Post
Regarding the ongoing controversy around Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, Ronak Desai writes, "dire predictions regarding the future of U.S.-India relations appear exaggerated and inconsistent with the history of the strategic partnership."
December 2, 2013
The Huffington Post
Born in bloodshed, Bangladesh seeks a justice long overdue. Regrettably, the very judicial body responsible for delivering that justice instead threatens to further deny it.
December 5, 2013
By Cathryn Clüver, Executive Director, The Future of Diplomacy Project
Only two weeks after national elections in Nepal, the country’s Ambassador to the US, Dr. Shankar P. Sharma, addressed an audience of Nepali ex-patriots, Harvard Kennedy School students and expert faculty at a presentation jointly hosted by the Kennedy School’s India and South Asia Program, the South Asia Institute and the Center for Public Leadership in an “off-the-record” presentation on December 3, 2013.
November 15, 2013
Dr. C. Raja Mohan, one of India's leading strategists and a Fisher Family Fellow with The Future of Diplomacy Project, discussed India’s views on the planned U.S. pivot to Asia in a presentation to students, faculty and experts at the Harvard Kennedy School on October 31, 2013.
October 4, 2013
Minister Khurshid addressed a crowd of students, faculty and guests at the Harvard Kennedy School as part of the India & South Asia Program’s international speaker series, co-sponsored by Harvard’s South Asia Initiative. His comments on Tuesday, October 1, 2013, followed a series of meetings at the United Nations in New York.