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Wed, February 3, 2016 from 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm  /  CGIS South, S250

Rohith Vemula, Death of a Dalit Scholar in Hyderabad

South Asia Without Borders Seminar

Abha Sur, Professor, Women’s and Gender Studies, MIT

Banu Subramaniam, Professor,  Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies, UMass Amherst 

Suraj YengdeAssociate, Dept of African and African American Studies, Harvard University 

Chair: Ajantha SubramanianProfessor of Anthropology and South Asian Studies at Harvard University.

Rohith Chakravarti Vemula was an Indian PhD student at the Hyderabad Central University. His suicide on 17 January 2016 sparked protests and outrage from across India and gained widespread media attention as an alleged case of discrimination against Dalits and backward classes in India.

Join us for a discussion on the issues surrounding Rohith Vemula’s death and express solidarity with student and faculty protesters at Hyderabad University.

Join the Facebook event.

Wed, Feb 3, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Wed, Feb 3, 2016 at 5:30 pm

CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA