[act-ma] Sun 11/6 MIT: "Dr.Ambedkar's Political Discourse and Transfomative Politics in India"

Umang Kumar umkumar at gmail.com
Wed Nov 2 06:46:14 PDT 2011

You are cordially invited to a lecture on

"Dr. B. R. Ambedkar's Political Discourse & Transformation Politics in India"


Dr. Suresh Mane
( Professor Emeritus of Law, University of Mumbai;
National General Secretary of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP))

Date: 11/06/2011, Sunday
Time: 2:30-5:00pm
Venue: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Room No: 4-231 (http://whereis.mit.edu/?go=4)

About Dr. Suresh Mane:

About Dr. B.R. Ambedkar:
Dr. B.R.Ambedkar (14 April 1891 – 6 December 1956) was an Indian
jurist, political leader, philosopher, thinker, anthropologist,
historian, orator, prolific writer, economist, scholar, editor, a
revolutionary and one of the founding fathers of independent India. He
was also the Chairman of the Drafting Committee of Indian
Constitution. Overcoming numerous social and financial obstacles,
Ambedkar became one of the first so-called outcastes to obtain a
college education in India. Eventually earning law degrees and
multiple doctorates for his study and research in law, economics and
political science from Columbia University and the London School of
Economics, Ambedkar gained a reputation as a scholar and practiced law
for a few years, later campaigning by publishing journals advocating
political rights and social freedom for India's so-called

Dr. Suresh Mane holds a Masters Degree in Criminal Law &
Constitutional Law and a Doctorate Degree in Constitutional Law from
University of Mumbai.  He was a professor of law at the University of
Mumbai until March 31, 2011. Dr. Mane is currently the managing
partner of New Era Juris law firm and a socio-political activist.  He
has been the member of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) since its founding in
1984, and is presently the National General Secretary of the BSP.  He
has been in the forefront of labor and human rights movements in
For more information, please contact:

Dr. Abha Sur - asur at mit.edu
Dr. Venkat Maroju -venkat_maroju at sloan.mit.edu

Cosponsored by:

South Asian Forum at MIT
Alliance for a Secular and Democratic South Asia

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