Inaugural Ambedkar Lectures R. Ambedkar is arguably one of Columbia University’s most illustrious alumni, whose ideas and activism has shaped the world’s largest democracy, India. The Ambedkar Lectures explore his continued relevance for discussions of social justice, affirmative action, and democratic thinking in a global frame.
The Ambedkar Lectures are hosted by ICLS and supported by: Office of the EVP (Columbia); Dean of Humanities (Columbia); Office of the Provost (Barnard); CCCT; ICLS; IRAAS; MESAAS; Heyman Center and Society of Fellows in the Humanities
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Time: 6:30PM- 8PM
Venue: James Room, Barnard Hall
Etienne Balibar (Anniversary Chair Professor, CRMEP and Columbia University)
Nahum Chandler (UC-Irvine)
Gopal Guru (JNU, Editor, Economic and Political Weekly )
Gayatri Spivak (University Professor, Columbia))
Debjani Ganguly (UVa) and Anupama Rao (Barnard, Columbia)
Friday, October 19, 2018
Time: 6:30-8:30PM, followed by public reception
Venue: Davis Auditorium
Sudipto Mondal (Investigative journalist, Hindustan Times)
Invite-Only workshop on Friday, October 19, from 10AM-4:PM at the Heyman Center Common Room
Please contact Josue David Chavez, email@example.com for further details about the workshop.