SI Speaker Series: Fascism as a Temporary Default Setting in South AsiaExport this event to calendar

Friday, March 28, 2014 — 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

An exploration on how the religious right in the subcontinent have always had a hold on street level populism and fostered a narrative of being the choice of "strength" during times of socioeconomic and political crisis. An examination of the latest rise of right-wing groups in India, juxtaposed against other movements of a similar ilk in the rest of the subcontinent. Fascism

About the Speaker

Sriram Ananth is a writer and activist from Bangalore, currently living in Toronto. He has been active around a variety of peace and justice issues. His book "Across the Sabarmati" is an autobiographical novel based on his work as a human rights activist during the 2002 Gujarat riots. 

Cost 
This event is free
Location 
REN - Renison University College
Dunker Family Lounge
240 Westmount Road North

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G4
Canada

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