Reflections on the Contemporary Political Situation in India

When:
March 5, 2019 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
2019-03-05T11:30:00-05:00
2019-03-05T13:30:00-05:00
Where:
Room 280A, Second Floor, York Lanes
Keele Campus
York University
Cost:
Free
Contact:
York Centre for Asian Research

This symposium aims to critically explore the contemporary political situation in India, in terms of political, economic and social rights of the citizens.

The Global Rise of the Far-Right and India
Shyam Ranganathan (Philosophy)

Entering Sabarimala Ayappa Temple: Devotion, Desacralization and Women’s Demand for Constitutional Rights
Shobna Nijhawan (Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics)

Spaces of Inclusion and Exclusion in Contemporary India
Deepak Mishra (School of Social Sciences, JNU)

Queer Rights in Contemporary India: Juxtaposing 377 and the Transgender Rights Bill
Shraddha Chatterjee, Gender, Feminist and Women’s Studies

Discussant: Harshita Yalamarty (Gender, Feminist and Women’s Studies)
Chair: Hira Singh (Sociology)

Refreshments will be served. Please send any dietary restrictions to ycar@yorku.ca.

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