The Bhopal Gas Disaster: Impact on Health and Environment with activist and writer Nallukunnel Damodaran Jayaprakash

When:
October 28, 2016 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
2016-10-28T15:00:00-04:00
2016-10-28T17:00:00-04:00
Where:
Room 318, Jackson Humanities Building
170 St George St
Toronto, ON M5R 2M8
Canada
Contact:
Department of Historical Studies, University of Toronto Scarborough

14724439_1142360489186945_6318761859425703767_nD. Jayaprakash is a dedicated activist renowned for his work against the havoc wreaked by corporate capital in India as well as other Southern countries. He studied the Russian language and literature at the Centre for Russian Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, from 1969 to 1974, and has for over twenty five years devoted himself voluntarily to the cause of the victims of the notorious Bhopal Gas Disaster in the town of Bhopal, India. Professor Himani Bannerji, York University, will introduce Mr. Jayaprakash’s lecture, which will also feature selections from the film The Betrayal of Bhopal (Granada TV, UK: 1985).

This event is presented by the Department of Historical Studies, University of Toronto Scarborough and York Centre for Asian Research, York University.

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