People’s Struggles in Neo-liberal India

SANSAD Public Forum with
Dr. Navsharan and Dr. Atul Sood

September 2, 2013
Cafe Kathmandu
2779 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
1.30 pm – 3.30 pm

Dr. Navsharan works with International Developmental Research Centre, Canada, in New Delhi. She is a long-time activist in women’s and human rights movements and has written extensively on these issues. She will speak on Repression, Sexual Violence, Impunity, and Women’s Struggles in India Today.

Dr. Atul Sood teaches at Jwaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi. He has researched and written extensively on Developmental issues, particularly in Punjab. His current research is on the impact of neoliberal globalization on uneven economic and social development in India. He has recently edited Poverty Amidst Plenty: Essays on the Trajectory of Development in Gujarat, which has received critical acclaim. Dr. Sood will speak on Politics of Public Policy in Neoliberal India: Struggles for Rights and Entitlements.

The event is free to the public.

For further information call Chin Banerjee: 604-421-6752

Supported by Dr. Hari Sharma Foundation and Gursharan Singh Memorial Lecture Committee