[act-ma] Sun March 15 - P. Sainath on People's Archive of Rural India (PARI)

Kavita Sukerkar kavita.sukerkar at gmail.com
Fri Mar 13 14:24:03 PDT 2015

*Association for India’s Development, MIT & Boston  chapters*

*Alliance for a Secular and Democratic South Asia*present

*People’s Archive of Rural India*
*The Everyday Lives of Everyday People*
*In conversation with P. Sainath*

*Sunday March 15th 2:00pm*

* MIT E25-111*45 Carleton St.
Cambridge MA 02142
(Right outside Kendall T stop)

Association for India's Development (MIT & Boston Chapters), in
collaboration with Alliance for a Secular and Democratic South Asia invites
you to a conversation with editor, writer, and rural reporter, P. Sainath.
Sainath will introduce the People's Archive of Rural India (PARI), an
online journal and archive, founded by him.

The PARI website (http://www.ruralindiaonline.org/) is aimed at recording
the everyday lives of everyday people; it hosts video, still photo, audio
and text articles. The site was launched in December 2014.

The website is not-for-profit and free to view; all the contributors -
journalists, writers, film-makers, editors, translators, techies, lawyers
and accountants - are volunteers. The website hopes to grow by public
participation. Anybody can send pictures, text articles, photo stories,
films - as long as they fit PARI's mandate - 'the everyday lives of
everyday people'.

*PARI promo video*: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Bev4h3UqZU
*Latest event info*: https://www.facebook.com/events/1421639144795346

 *Free and Open to all*

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