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South Asia Center Speaker Series: Alisa Weinstein and Surendra Singh Shekhawat

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From Cloth to Clothing: The Art of Tailors in Jaipur

This talk, based on a year of collaborative fieldwork in Jaipur, Rajasthan, highlights the expanse of tailors' art forms practiced within the constraints of pleasing their customers. The focus is on the aesthetic standards, problem-solving strategies, and values that tailors infuse in the producing of clothing. It also explores how tailors see their work in relation to fashion designers and readymade clothing in rapidly changing, fast-paced globally informed India.

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Sponsoring Department: South Asia Center, Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs

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We’re Turning 100!

To mark our centennial in the fall of 2024, the Maxwell School will hold special events and engagement opportunities to celebrate the many ways—across disciplines and borders—our community ever strives to, as the Oath says, “transmit this city not only not less, but greater, better and more beautiful than it was transmitted to us.”

Throughout the year leading up to the centennial, engagement opportunities will be held for our diverse, highly accomplished community that now boasts more than 38,500 alumni across the globe.