Commemorating the 125th birth anniversary of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, the South Asia Research Group at York University is hosting a first of its kind oral history project, led by Dalit activists Thenmozhi Soundararajan and Sinthujan Varatharajah, that documents experiences of caste within South Asian diasporas in the GTA. As part of the commemoration, we will also be hosting the following public event:
Roundtable: Anti/Caste in South Asia and the Diasporas
(in collaboration with Centre for South Asian Studies, University of Toronto)
May 13 | 6:30-8:30 pm
Jackman Humanities Institute | University of Toronto St. George Campus
170 St. George Street, Tenth Floor
Toronto, ON M5R 2M8
Speakers: Thenmozhi Soundararajan (New York/San Francisco), Chinnaiah Jangam (Ottawa), Sinthujan Varatharajah (London/Berlin), Dharsan Siva (Toronto) and others.