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Aadivasi Jaga Jhala – Rajan Pawra

By | 2017-12-08T09:38:48+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

आदिवासींना आपल्या अधिकाराची जाणीव व्हावी, जल- जंगल- जमीन, उपजीविकेची साधने परत मिळावीत आणि संस्कृती- परंपरेचे रक्षण होऊन स्वतःचे अस्तित्व अबाधित राहावे, याकरिता ‘युनो’ने २००७ मध्ये १३ सप्टेंबर हा दिवस ‘जागतिक आदिवासी अधिकार घोषणा दिन’ साजरा केला. गेल्या वर्षी नवी दिल्लीत १६ राज्यातील प्रतिनिधींनी ‘दशकपूर्ती सोहळा’ साजरा केला यंदा नागपूर येथे हा सोहळा झाला. त्यात प्रामुख्याने संविधानातील [...]

Myanmar: Rohingya Humanitarian Crisis – Kiran Rajguru

By | 2017-12-06T21:27:56+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Since August 2017, the Rohingya people remain caught in a state of humanitarian crisis. As the Burmese security forces continue to incite monstrous violence against them, more than half a million have fled the Rakhine state. The United Nations has labeled the acts of arson, rape, mass killings and shelling as “a textbook case of ethnic [...]

Interface – Vol 9

By | 2017-10-24T10:13:38+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Categories: E Newsletter|

Abdallah Al-Omari, a Syrian artist, painted a series called the ‘Vulnerability Series’ featuring world leaders as refugees. In the words of Al-Omari, “I wanted to take away their power not to serve me and my pain but to give those leaders back their humanity and the audience an insight into what the power of vulnerability can achieve”. At a [...]

National Conference on ‘Development and Governance of Adivasis in Contemporary India’

By | 2017-08-28T12:23:08+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Categories: Event|

National Conference on 'Development and Governance of Adivasis in Contemporary India' Jointly Organised by NCAS and Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Contemporary Studies, University of Mumbai Date: 6-7 October 2017 Place: Mumbai Scholars are invited to submit their research papers for the Conference. Broad Sub-themes of the conference are Development strategies for Adivasis post planning era PESA [...]

Interface – Vol 7

By | 2017-10-24T10:12:59+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Categories: E Newsletter|

The formulation of a new education policy is still underway even though it’s been three years since the NDA  government promised one. The recently created Dr. K. Kasturirangan committee is the second committee to be formed under the NDA government to look into the policy after the T.S R Subramanian committee submitted its report in April 2016. [...]

Interface – Vol 6

By | 2017-10-24T10:12:51+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Categories: E Newsletter|

World Environment Day, globally celebrated on the 5th of June since 1974, is a reminder that there is only one earth. The past few decades have been the worst for the environment in human history; global warming, depletion of the ozone layer, rising sea levels, and higher levels of pollution and emissions. ‘Save the Planet’ is a common refrain [...]

Interface – Vol 4

By | 2017-05-27T11:45:55+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Categories: E Newsletter|

Born into a Mahar family in Mhow, 1981, Dr. Ambedkar was no stranger to caste based discrimination from an early age. From being denied drinking water in school to being denied accommodation in Baroda state when he returned from the US, he was conscious of unfounded discrimination against the ‘untouchable’ castes even as a child and [...]

Interface – Vol 3

By | 2017-05-27T11:45:52+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Categories: E Newsletter|

It is 108 years since the first time Working Women’s Day was celebrated on the 28th of February, 1909; a day designated by the Socialist Party of America to commemorate the women garment workers’ strike in 1908 protesting working conditions. In 1914, the first International Women’s Day was celebrated on the 8th of March. The United [...]