Date
October 18, 2018

Location

James Room, Barnard Hall


Time
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Event Organizer

Anupama Rao
Josue David Chavez


Event Sponsor

Event Co-Sponsor(s)

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 the Society of Fellows in the Humanities


The video recordings of the Inaugural Ambedkar Lectures are available on Youtube to view. To access the videos, click here and here.

Please note that these events are first come, first seated. Limited seating is available.

Inaugural Ambedkar Lectures B.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; SAI; the Society of Fellows and Heyman Center in the Humanities.

Global Ambedkar 

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Time: 6:30PM- 8:30PM

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)

Moderated by Anupama Rao (Barnard, Columbia)

Welcome and introductions by David Madigan, Sarah Cole, and Anupama Ra

Ambedkar Now

Friday, October 19, 2018

Time: 6:30-8:30PM

Venue: Davis Auditorium [Directions to Davis Auditorium]

Sudipto Mondal (Investigative journalist, Hindustan Times)

Gaiutra Bahadur (Author of Coolie Women)

Closing remarks by Ira Katznelson

Please contact Josue David Chavez, jdc2196@columbia.edu for further details.

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