Rana Ayyub will throw light on the Government policies and their ways of disregarding the Constitution and how the right wing bigotry became ‘The New Normal’.
In this talk, she will give us a perspective of her journey as a journalist, what makes her continue to do her work when media as a whole has many challenges today, and what led her to create The Kali Writes Project.
Sanjoy Hazarika has just taken over as Director of the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI), having earlier set up the first Centre for North East Studies at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, and the innovative C-NES which runs the pioneering boat clinics of Assam in partnership with the National Health Mission, reaching over 4 lakh persons with health care esp vulnerable women and children on islands in the Brahmaputra river.
Rana Ayyub will be reading and discussing from her book ‘Gujarat Files’. It is an eight month under cover investigation on the fake encounters and Gujarat riots exposing the complicity of Politicians.
The film tries to piece together fractured memories of a village that was submerged by the Salaulim Dam over three decades ago, but which resurfaces annually for a few weeks during the summer – allowing its prior inhabitants to return to perform rituals, visit the graves of their ancestors, have picnics in the ruins of their homes, and remember what is lost.
Orijit Sen is an artist and graphic designer based in New Delhi, India. He studied at the National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad, and has been involved in graphic, textile, exhibition and museum design projects since 1989. His pioneering work “River of Stories” (Kalpavriksh 1994) is considered by many to be India’s first true graphic … Continue reading Evening of Talk and Presentation by Orijit Sen & Seth Tobocman
This event is a tribute to Bismarque Dias, his spirit, and his unending love for Goa. Dias’ role as a priest took on an entirely new meaning in 2010, when he vehemently opposed the Church’s decision to sell its land in Vanxim Island. He went on to protest several similar projects, which threatened the biodiversity … Continue reading Tribute to The Kindness Manifesto