Being an Ambedkarite Under Hindu Rashtra with Suryakant Waghmore

"Being an Ambedkarite Under Hindu Rashtra" with Suryakant Waghmore is part of the UCSC Center for South Asian Studies 2021-2022 lecture series, "Dissent."

Suryakant Waghmore Bio:

 Suryakant Waghmore is a Public Sociologist, Academic and Writer. Currently a Professor of Sociology at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT-Bombay, he earned his PhD in Sociology as a Commonwealth Scholar from University of Edinburgh (2011). He is author of Civility against Caste (2013) and co-editor of Civility in Crisis (2020). He was recently awarded the New India Foundation Fellowship (2021) to work on his book tentatively titled, Is a Post Caste City Possible? He was previously Professor and Chairperson at the Centre for Social Justice and Governance, TISS (Mumbai) and has held visiting faculty positions at Fudan University, University of Hyderabad, Stanford University and Göttingen University. 

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Friday, April 29 at 10:00am to 12:00pm

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