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Dissent in Contemporary India

Dissent in Contemporary India
170 St. George Street, JHB Room 100
Time: Mar 11th, 10:00 am End: Mar 11th, 12:00 pm
Interest Categories: South Asian, Religion, Study of (FAS), Islamic Studies, History (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), Historical and Cultural Studies (UTSC), Geography & Planning (FAS), 2000-
Panel Discussion

The Centre for South Asian Studies at the Asian Institute and the Department of Geography present

Dissent in Contemporary India

Please join scholars of South Asia from UofT, York, Waterloo and Carleton for a discussion on freedom of speech and the public sphere in contemporary India: the JNU crisis and threats to cultural and educational institutions; the targeting of Dalits and the events leading to the suicide of Rohith Vemula; the status of Muslims and the situation in Kashmir. The event aims to foster a cross-regional, interdisciplinary, and public conversation on the university's role as a space for critical thinking and minority voices.

Moderator: Radhika Mongia, Sociology, York University

Speakers:

Chinnaiah Jangam, History, Carleton University
Idrisa Pandit, Studies in Islam, University of Waterloo
Malavika Kasturi, History, University of Toronto

This event is free and open to all.No registration is required. For further information, please contact the Asian Institute at 416-946-8996

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