[act-ma] 3/12 - Development & Dispossession; The Indian Case

Paul M paul.malachi at gmail.com
Tue Mar 8 14:54:20 PST 2016

*(Please see links below for graphic posters and info)*

Alliance for a Secular and Democratic South Asia
"Development and Dispossession: The Indian Case"
March 12th, 2PM, MIT 2-105
Prof. Amit Bhaduri


Amit Bhaduri is an economist and a consistent critic of mainstream
neoclassical economic theory.  He exposes its logically flawed foundations
-  including ‘corporate-led growth strategies’ and ‘developmental
terrorism’,  ideas that have emerged in India and other developing
countries in the wake of globalization.

March 13th, 2PM, MIT 2-105
Film:  Muzaffarnagar Baaqi Hai, by Nakul Singh Sawhney
followed by Q & A with the director


In his film "Muzaffarnagar Baaqi Hai", documentarian Nakul Singh Sawhney
examines the 2013 communal riots in Shamli and Muzaffarnagar districts of
western Uttar Pradesh, India, in which antagonism between local Hindu Jats
and Muslims were fomented by BJP to gain political foothold in the area
before the 2014 Parliamentary elections.  Riots resulted in over 100 deaths
and 80,000 homeless.

The director of the film will be present for Q and A after the show.

South Asia Forum at MIT and Women and Gender Studies at MIT


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