Save the dates: Senior Loeb Scholars Katherine Boo and Sunil Khilnani will be in residence at the GSD from February 17-23.
Katherine Boo will present her lecture "Innovation, Exploitation, and Documentation in the 21st-Century Slums" on Thursday, February 20, 6:30 - 08:00 p.m. in Piper Auditorium, 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge, Mass. The event, co-sponsored by the South Asia Institute, is free and open to the public.
Sunil Khilnani will discuss “The Emerging Political Situation in India with Ashutosh Varshney, (professor of international studies and the social sciences at Brown University) in a Social Enterprise Seminar co-sponsored by the South Asia Institute and the Loeb Fellowship. The seminar, chaired by Tarun Khanna (director, South Asia Institute) and Jorge Paulo Lemann (professor, HBS), will be held Wednesday, Feb. 19, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. in CGIS South, S050,1730 Cambridge Street.
Katherine Boo is a staff writer at the New Yorker and author of Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity, winner of the National Book Award and PEN/Galbraith Award. Her journalism has been recognized with a National Magazine Award, a Pulitzer Prize for Public Service, and a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship. Download her bibliography.
Sunil Khilnani is Avantha professor and director, King's India Insititute, King's College London, and author of The Idea of India. Download his bibliography.