Doing History through Art: An Opening

March 22, 2022

By Ponni Arasu and Kamala Vasuki *This is the first installment in the ongoing series Holding Movements, Agitating Epistemes convened and co-edited by Ponni Arasu and Richa Nagar.* What does it mean to document history? What does it mean to document the history of a place that has lived through a prolonged war? What does…

Holding Movements, Agitating Epistemes: Introducing a Multipart Series on Remembering, Retelling, and Dreaming for Justice

March 22, 2022

Convened and co-edited by Richa Nagar and Ponni Arasu To invoke movements in search of justice is to summon many layers of lived existence—including motions, moments, rhythms, relationships, and visions—that are, by definition, fluid and uncontainable. What might it mean, then, to document or analyze a movement? Is it possible to hold and feel the…

Maadathy–An Unfairy Tale

December 5, 2021

by Leena Manimekalai, Bhavana Goparaju, Ajmina Kassim, and Semmalar Annam in conversation with Roja Suganthy-Singh On October 15th, 2021, AGITATE! launched the North American tour of Maadathy: An Unfairy Tale in collaboration with the Department of Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies at the University of Minnesota.1 The event included a screening of this film, followed…

Statement of Solidarity with the Ukrainian People & Anti-War Voices

March 8, 2022

The AGITATE! Editorial Collective supports the following statement:    By the National Alliance of People’s Movements (NAPM India)         Resist the Expansionism of US-led NATO & Anti-People Military Industrial Complex Working People’s Rights World Over Must Prevail Over War-Mongering Indian Government must ensure safe return of all trapped Indian citizens and take…

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No to War. For a Transnational Politics of Peace.

February 28, 2022

The AGITATE! Editorial Collective supports the following statement:   By TRANSNATIONAL SOCIAL STRIKE PLATFORM   Russian large-scale attack over Ukraine brings war among us. In these weeks we saw the escalation of tensions between world powers under the astonished eyes of those who are struggling to recover their lives from two years of pandemic. We…

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Shav-vahini Ganga | Ganga, the Carrier of Corpses | શબવાહિની ગંગા | शव-वाहिनी गंगा , By Parul Khakhar

May 22, 2021

By Parul Khakhar   India is going through a devastating second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Although this second wave was long predicted by medical and scientific experts, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government under Prime Minister Modi boasted of how India had conquered the virus. The stories from the first wave—of thousands of migrant…

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Events

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

This article is a summary of the National Alliance of People's Movements' month-long campaign on 'Young People's Political Persecution and ...
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#DalitLivesMatter Webinar, hosted by Hindus for Human Rights, India Civil Watch International, Dalit Solidarity Forum, and the Reclaiming India Collective

This webinar on #DalitLivesMatter was organized collectively by Hindus for Human Rights, India Civil Watch International, Dalit Solidarity Forum, and ...
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