India's current Covid-19 Crisis: How to help (click for a list of orgs that are providing badly needed relief work)

COVID cellIn an effort to shed some light on the impact of the corona virus in South Asia, we have launched Covid Conversations: Reflections from South Asia, a new series of virtual programs. Featuring UC Berkeley faculty in conversation with scholars, public intellectuals, health care providers, business leaders, journalists, and others in South Asia, the goal of this program is to understand the impact of the crisis from many different perspectives. 


May 1, 2020
An Educational Institution's Challenge: Habib University in the time of Covid
A conversation between Prof. Munis D. Faruqui and the President of Habib University, President Wasif Rizvi

May 3, 2020
Pakistani Politics in the time of Covid
A Conversation between Prof. Munis D. Faruqui and Journalist Mr. Hasan Zaidi

May 19, 2020
COVID at Home: Gender, Class and the Domestic Economy
A Conversation between Prof. Raka Ray and Sociologist Prof. Amita Baviskar

May 21, 2020
Reporting on Coronavirus in India Today: Technology, Gender, Politics
A conversation between Prof. Abhishek Kaicker and global women's rights reporter for BuzzFeed News, Ms. Nishita Jha

May 27, 2020
Vulnerable Populations and COVID-19: Bangladesh During a Global Pandemic
A conversation led by Dr. Sanchita Saxena with Medical Anthropologist Dr. Sabina Rashid, Political Scientist Prof. Ali Riaz, Development Sociologist Prof. Naomi Hossain, and Mabrur Ahmed and Rahima Begum of Restless Beings.