[act-ma] 10/5 MIT: Globalization and Caste in India: A talk by Dr. Anand Teltumbde

umang kumar umkumar at gmail.com
Thu Oct 1 10:47:44 PDT 2009


The Alliance for a Secular and Democratic South Asia

&

The Association for India’s Development (AID MIT)


Present



"Globalization and Caste in Contemporary India: Challenges for 21st Century
India"



A Lecture/Discussion with Anand Teltumbde



*7 PM Monday, October 5, 2009 *

*Bldg. 4-270 MIT*



Dr. Anand Teltumbde is one of the leading intellectuals working and writing
on the issue of caste. He has written extensively (in English and Marathi
with most of his 17 books translated into many Indian languages) and
lectured on contemporary issues facing India in newspapers, magazines,
organizational pamphlets, and booklets as an aid to struggling masses. His
most recent book, *Khairlanji: A Strange and Bitter Crop* documents and
dissects the underlying causes of the continuing lynching and violence
against Dalits in India. He is associated with the Committee for Protection
of Democratic Rights (CPDR) and Indian Peoples Human Rights Commission
(IPHRC).



 Some of his more recent books in English are:



On Imperialism and Caste, (Marathwada University, Aurangabad. 2009)

Globalization and Dalits: Perspectives of Buddhist Economics, (Srujan,
Mumbai. 2009)

Khairlanji: A Strange and Bitter Crop (Navayana, Delhi. 2008)

Anti-Imperialism and Annihilation of Castes (Ramai, Mumbai. 2005)

Hindutva and Dalits: Perspectives for Understanding Communal Praxis, (Ed)
(Samya, Kolkata. 2005)

Ambedkar and Muslims: Myths and Facts (VAK, Mumbai. 2003)

Glabalization and Dalits, (Sanket, Nagpur. 2001)
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