2017-2018 Faculty Grant Recipients


Pierre Bélanger, Harvard Graduate School of Design, Sand States at Risk. A Comparative, Geopolitical Mapping of the Coastal Sand Economies, Land Reclamation Schemes, and Tropical Plant Ecologies of South Asian Megacities in the Age of Sea Level Rise

Jacqueline Bhabha and Elizabeth Donger, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Understanding Prevention: Evaluating Community-Level Prevention Programs in India for Child Protection and Rights

Rosetta Elkin, Harvard Graduate School of Design, Imagining Retreat: Notes from the Landscape of Adaptation

Tarun Khanna, Harvard Business School and Jennifer Leaning, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Looking Back, Informing the Future: The 1947 Partition of British India - Implications of Mass Dislocations across Geographies

Jie Li, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Cinematic Manchuria: A Palimpsest History

Tyler Giannini, Harvard Law School, Rights and Reconciliation in Myanmar

Stephen Gray, Harvard Graduate School of Design, Designing Resilience in Metro Manila:  A Socio-ecological Approach

Rema Hanna, Harvard Kennedy School, Improving Take-up of Social Protection Programs in India and Indonesia


Seminar Series

Sunil Amrith, History Department and Department of South Asian Studies and Sugata Bose, History Department, Asia Center Borders in Modern Asia Seminar Series

Sven Beckert, History Department, Global History Seminar Series

Victor Seow, Department of the History of Science, Asia Center Science and Technology in Asia Series



Satchit Balsari, Harvard Medical School, Caroline Buckee, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Mercè Crosas, Institute for Quantitative Social Sciences, South Asia Health Data Science Net. Building analytic pipelines for public health emergencies

Peter Berman, Harvard School of Public Health, Health and Health Systems in Transition: What can we learn from key areas of change in Southeast Asia?

Wai-Yee Li, Xiaofei Tian, and David Wang, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Reconsidering Chinese Literature in  the World

Tyler Giannini and Gerald Neuman, Harvard Law School, Human Rights in a Time of Populism

Dwight Perkins, Department of Economics, Vietnam: State, Economy, Society in a Shifting Global Environment


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