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Caste and Dalit solidarity in focus at MR-dagarna 2012 in Gothenburg
November 12, 2012 - 00:00-November 13, 2012 - 00:00
In connection with the 2012 edition of the yearly Swedish Forum for Human Rights (MR-dagarna) to be held 12–13 November in Gothenburg, the Dalit Solidarity Network-Sweden (DSN-S), the Swallows India Bangladesh, and Friends of Village Community Development Society (VCDS) jointly organise an event focusing on Caste and Dalit issues in India. A new film on the the living conditions of Dalits will be shown.
Two invited high-profile guest speakers from Indiea vill hold lectures, namely renowned Dalit activist Ruth Manorama, and Gopal Guru (photo), Professor of social and political theory in the Center of Political Science at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in Delhi. More information on this event.
MR-dagarna in Gothenburg is organised by a large number of organisations and institutions, among them the School of Global Studies at University of Gothenburg.