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2014

+ June 9 2014: India's Predicament - Balancing National & Ecological Security
9-June, MIT 4-231

2013

+ Jan 1, 2013 : Vigil for Delhi rape and Violence Against Women at Harvard Square Pit [Photos: Set 1, Set 2] [AID Statement

+ Mar 2, 2013 : Jai Bhim Comrade

+ Mar 3, 2013 : Violence Against Women and the case of Soni Sori

+ Mar 11, 2013 : Mercury In The Mist by Shweta Narayan

+ April 18, 2013 : Bitter Seeds Documentary

+ May 8, 2013 : Development for Whom? Posco in India

+ May 10, 2013 : Illegal Mining in India

+ May 22, 2013 : Women and Social Movements in India - Dr. Illina Sen [Poster] [FB Event]

+ June 18, 2013 : Seeking justice and healing in Gujarat - Prasad Chacko and Meera Rafi [Poster] [FB Event]

 

2012

+ March 23, 2012 (11:30am) : Talk by Prashant Bhushan : The Anti-Corruption Movement in India : Its focus on participatory democracy [Poster] [Video: Part 1 Part 2

+ April 15, 2012 94:30pm) : Talk by Aruna Roy : Transparency and Accountability in Governance: Challenges in India [Video]

+ June 12, 2012 (2pm) : Talk by Pankti Jog: Transforming lives via Right to Information [Poster] [Press Article]

+ July 21, 2012 (4pm) : Talk by H.M. Desarda : The Challenges of Equitable and Sustainable Development in India 

 

+ October 28, 2012 : Talk by Simanti Dhuru - The Right to Education in India [Details]


 

2011

+ Sunday, Jan 30, 2011 (11:30am) : Demonstration for Freedom : Global Day of Protest : Boston Event - Harvard Square Pit [Event Poster]

+ Bhopali Feb 3, 2011 (6:30pm) : Movie Screening with Director: - MIT Building 6, Room 120 [Poster][EPoster][Text Poster][Movie Trailer] + Feb 5-6, 2011 : Media Workshop [Website]

+ Mar 5, 2011: Talk: Hope and Health for the Bottom Billion Using Low-Cost Technologies : Dr. Yogesh Jain [Eposter] | [Press Release] | [Video]

+ May 28, 29, 30, 2011: AID 2011 Annual Conference : Celebrating 20 Years of AID [Website] | First Keynote Speech Praful Chandel | Second Keynote Speech by Himanshu Kumar

2010
+ May 13, 2010: Sustaining Lives Through Organic Farming with Organic Farmer and AID Saathi, Revathy
+ Jun 18, 2010: Reporting a black hole: Chhattisgarh reports with Shubhranshu Choudhary, founder CGnet
+ Jul 17, 2010: AID Boston Symposium with Ravi and Aravinda
+ Nov 16, 2010: The Future of Commons in a Commodified World with Leo Saldhana and Bhargavi Rao + Dec 24, 2010: Harvard Square Protest of Dr. Binayak Sen life Imprisonment
2009
+ Mar 23, 2009: Talk “People’s Movement: The State and Civil Society” by Social Activist, Medha Patkar
+ Apr 26, 2009: Second Generation Bhopal Survivors on Tour in Boston with AID Jeevansaathi, Rachna Dhingra
+ Aug 29, 2009: South Asia Day : Aug 29 at MIT
+ Oct 18, 2009: Bhopal-Natyam: 25 Years of Struggle - MIT Fundraiser for Bhopal
+ Oct 27, 2009: Human Rights Concerns of Women in Prostitution with Ms Shakun Mohini from Vimochana, Bangalore
2008
+ May 13, 2008: Vigil For Release of Dr. Binayak Sen
+ Jun 3, 2008: Talk: Bread or Freedom: Can we have both? by Dr. Ilina Sen (Dr. Binayak Sen's wife)
+ Jun 14, 2008: Talk: Nothing as Trash - only misplaced resources by AID Saathi, C. Srinivasan about his work in Vellore, India.
+ Jul 20, 2008: Talk: "My Encounters with Poverty" by retired Professor, Anand Chakravarti, retired sociology Professor from Delhi School of Economics
+ Aug 13, 2008: Talk by Dr. Yogesh Jain and Dr. Raman Kataria from Jan Swastha Sahyog about the health care crisis in Chhatisgarh, India
+ Nov 8, 2008: AID Saathi, Malika will share her experiences as a social activist and sarpanch of Uttarkhand Van Panchayat
+ Nov 13, 2008: Talk by Ashish Kothari "Globalization and the crisis of environmental governance in India" from Kalpavriksh
+ Dec 1, 2008: Film Screening: Word on Water with film director, Sanjay Kak
+ Dec 6, 2008: Bhopal Mela 2008
+ Dec 9, 2008: Vigil for Mumbai
2007
+ Jan 16 - Feb 3, 2007: First Annual MIT Environmental Film Festival
+ Jan 22, 2007 : Talk: We All Live In Bhopal: by AID Jeevansaathi, Rachna Dhingra
+ Mar 3, 2007: AID Holi Festival
+ May 13, 2007: AID General Body Meeting and 10 year celebration of AID Boston with keynote speakers, Balaji Sampath (AID Jeevansaathi) and Kalpana Karunakaran
+ Jun 16, 2007: AID Boston Trivia Quiz Bowl - Join us in this biggest quizzing event in the Northeast - Match wits with the like-minded in this trivia contest
+ Jun 17, 2007: Talk: Hope & Despair - Survival of Indian Tigers by Ms. Anjana Gosain
2006
+ Jan 24, 2006: Balaji Sampath & AID Chennai win MIT technovator award
+ Jan 28, 2006: Tabling at IAGB Republic Day
+ Mar 19, 2006: Documentary: The Name of the Disease - sceening by filmmakers, Dr. Abhijit Banerjee (MIT PovertyLab) and Dr. Arundhati Banerjee (MIT India Program)
+ Apr. 23, 2006 Talk: "Jaal, Jungle, Zameen Aur Khaneej- Community Ownership over Natural Resources" by SR Hiremath
+ July 3, 2006: WorldFellowship Invitation to AID Boston: Talk About Sustainable Development and People's Movement in India
+ July 23, 2006: Talk: "Women's Empowerment and Child Welfare" by Mrs. PV Sandhaya
+ July 23, 2006: Annual Uttaranchal Conference & Cultural Celebrations
+ Jul 30, 2006: AID Boston Visits Many Hands Organic Farm
+ Aug 13, 2006: Indian Greater Association For Boston - Tabling Events by AID Boston
+ Sept 9, 2006: AID General Body Meeting 2006
+ Sept 13, 2006: AID Jeevansaathis, Ravi and Aravinda will be sharing their experiences on alternative technology and Sustainable Livelihood
+ Sept 18, 2006: Annual Picnic – Local South Asian Developmental Group Picnic
+ Sept. 25, 2006 Talk: "Making Democracy Work: People's Participation and the Right to Information in a struggle for equality and justice" - AID Jeevansaathi, Kamayani
+ Nov 22, 2006: AID Saathi and 2006 Magsaysay Award Winner, Arvind Kejriwal discusses Fighting corruption with Right to Information
+ Nov 5, 2006: AID Boston Participation in Diwali-Eid Mela
+ Dec 2, 2006: 22nd Anniversary of Bhopal Chemical Disaster
2005
+ Feb 4 , 2005 : Nationwide Tsunami Candle Light Vigil
+ Mar 1, 2005: Talk: Housing The Urban Poor by Professor Bishwapriya Sanyal
+ Mar 3, 2005: Talk By Rajan Sharma (Bhopal Tragedy Lawyer)
+ Mar 14, 2005: "Globalizing Inequality" by Journalist, P.Sainath
+ Mar 15, 2005: Talk: Project Prakash (Prof. Pawan Sinha)
+ Apr 7, 2005 : Talk by Mike Levien who worked with grassroots community development initiatives in the U.S. and Central America and a year in India working with the Narmada Bachao Andolan
+ Apr 20, 2005: Talk by Father Thomas Kocherry on "Globalization and The Tsunami"
+ Jun 4, 2005: Talk by Dr. Ganesh Devy on What does Development Mean?
+ Jun 12, 2005 : Talk by Chandra Anil from AID Chennai on ground realities of Tsunami Relief and Rehabilitation
+ Jun 26, 2005: AID Boston and Children's Mela in Shishu Bharati
+ Jul 9, 2005: AID General Body Meeting - This is how you helped!
+ July 31, 2005: Ustad Rashid Khan Concert with Learnquest
+ Sept 29, 2005: Visions of Kerala Exhibition : George Oommen - supporting AID Boston projects
+ Oct 7, 2005: Talk: Women, Religion, Violence and Social Justice by Swami Agnivesh
+ Nov 5, 2005: AID Boston New Volunteer Orientation 2005
+ Nov 12, 2005: Talk: Large Dams in Northeast India: Issues and Concern by Neeraj Vagholikar from Kalpavriksh
+ Nov 15, 2005: Documentary Film screening: Outside Mercy presented by Payal Parekh
+ Nov 26, 2005: AID Thanksgiving Potluck with AID Saathi, Michael Mazgaokar who discusses his experiences on grassroots rural development in Mozda, Gujarat
+ Dec 2, 2005 : Candlelight Vigil for 21st Anniversary of Bhopal
2004
+ Feb 17 , 2004: Antakshari / Dinner at MIT
+ Jun 12, 2004: Annual AID General Body Meeting with Mr. P. Chenniah, an activist and leader involved in the struggle to implement land reform in India.
+ Sept 9, 2004: Talk by Dr Balu from SVYM in Karnataka
+ Nov 21, 2004: Talk by Devindra Sharma: Hungry for Justice: Food Sovereignty In the Biotech Era
2003
+ Oct 1, 2003: Screening of Drowned Out Movie with Director, Franny Armstrong
+ Nov 23, 2003: A Terrible Beauty is Born: Arjun Raina - Khelkali Dancer - Performance at MIT
+ Dec 23, 2003: "Hunting Warren Anderson" - Documentary on Bhopal Gas Tragedy