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#DalitLivesMatter Webinar, hosted by Hindus for Human Rights, India Civil Watch International, Dalit Solidarity Forum, and the Reclaiming India Collective

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This webinar on #DalitLivesMatter was organized collectively by Hindus for Human Rights, India Civil Watch International, Dalit Solidarity Forum, and the Reclaiming India Collective on 4 October 2020. The webinar is a discussion between renowned Dalit rights activists Prof. Roja Singh and Martin Macwan, moderated by Prof. Balmurli Natrajan. Their discussion takes up many important…

NAPM Yuva Samvad: Young People’s Political Persecution and Resistance | NAPM युवा संवाद: युवाओं का राजनीतिक उत्पीड़न और प्रतिरोध

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This article is a summary of the National Alliance of People’s Movements‘ month-long campaign on ‘Young People’s Political Persecution and Resistance’ that took place in July 2021. This summary was originally published on NAPM Yuva Samvad:Towards Deepening Dialogues, Diversity and Democratic Values. In solidarity with all comrades facing political persecution and remembering human rights defender…

Sowing and cultivating solidarities: Imagining transnational and translocal solidarities through research and pedagogy

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Link to Zoom recording of event “Sowing and cultivating solidarities: Imagining transnational and translocal solidarities through research and pedagogy” seeks to advance the collaborative work of envisioning and enacting scholarly, artistric, and pedagogical practices in search of justice. Jointly organized by the Imagining Transnational Solidarities Research Circle (ITSRC) and AGITATE!: Unsettling Knowledges, this symposium aims…

Movie Screening and panel discussion: Maadathy: An Unfairy Tale

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“Maadathy” unfolds the story of an adolescent girl born in an “unseeable” slave caste group but refuses to be defined by it. When: 15 October 2021, 9:15 -11:45 am (CDT) Hosts: GWSS and AGITATE! Unsettling Knowledges Panelists: Leena Manimekalai (Director and writer), Ajmina Kassim (Actor), Semmalar Annam (Actor), Bhavana Goparaju (Producer), Prof. Jebaroja Singh (St.…

Conversations on Tamil Feminist Theater, hosted by Marappachi Theater (Part 1)

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This is the first installment in a two-part series on Tamil Feminist Theater We live in a time when conflict and destruction are no longer the exception but the norm. It may be natural disasters or conflicts created by State and non-state institutions and individuals. It often feels like a dark cloud is looming over…

Conversations on Tamil Feminist Theater, hosted by Marappachi Theater (Part 2)

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This is the second installment in a two-part series on Tamil Feminist Theater We live in a time when conflict and destruction are no longer the exception but the norm. It may be natural disasters or conflicts created by State and non-state institutions and individuals. It often feels like a dark cloud is looming over…