South Asian Regional Committee

Date & Time October 20, 2020 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location
Virtual
Program
South Asian Regional Committee

US Foreign Policy for South Asia: Past, Present and the Future

Tufts South Asian Regional Committee is excited to announce our second panel discussion of the month featuring Dr Aparna Pande and Johnny Walsh regarding the impending U.S. presidential election and its impact on South Asian foreign policy. 

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Date & Time October 15, 2020 12:00pm
Program
South Asian Regional Committee

Hathras: Caste-Based Sexual Violence and the Dalit Feminist Movement with Kiruba Munusamy

CW: Rape and Violence

You might have heard about the brutal gang rape of a 19 year old Dalit girl by 4 upper-caste ‘Thakur’ men in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh late last month. She was found lying barely conscious, naked, badly battered and bruised in a field next to her home in Hathras. For the next two weeks, she fought for her life. But on the morning of 29th September, she died from the injuries sustained during the rape.

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Date & Time June 14, 2020 9:30am - 10:30am
Location
Virtual
Program
South Asian Regional Committee

India-China Relations: Discussing Foreign Policy with Former Foreign Secretary Shyam Sara

IGL Student group, the South Asian Regional Committee (SARC) is  collaborating with Harvard University and Ashoka University (India) on a new speaker series for the summer called the Academic Hour.

This is the second panel of the series which will explore Sino-Indian dynamics that are presently afoot at the Line of Actual Control (LAC). We are thrilled to have former Foreign Secretary of India Mr. Shyam Saran speaking on this topic.

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Date & Time June 6, 2020 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location
Virtual
Program
South Asian Regional Committee

Panel on the Migrant Worker Crisis

IGL Student group, the South Asian Regional Committee (SARC) is collaborating with Harvard University and Ashoka University (India) on a new speaker series for the summer called the Academic Hour. The first panel of the series will be on the migrant work which will explore the migrant worker crisis currently underway in India. This panel includes, three distinguished speakers, journalist Barkha Dutt, migration scholar Dr. S. Irudaya Rajan and Senior Advocate of the Supreme Court Mr. Dushyant Dave.

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Date & Time February 14, 2020 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Location
Mugar 200
Program
South Asian Regional Committee

Indian Democracy in the Age of Hindutva

The South Asian Regional Committee and the Center for South Asian and Indian Ocean Studies at Fletcherwill be co-hosting a panel on Indian Democracy in the Age of Hidutva.  The panel will consist of Siddharth Varadarajan (founding editor of The Wire.in), Faizan Mustafa (Law teacher and Vice Chancellor of NALSAR, Hyderabad), and Sugata Bose (Gardliner Professor of Oceanic History at Harvard University).

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