Dalit Discrimination in Contemporary India and in the UK

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Inequality and Poverty Programme, Department of Anthropology, LSE,
Asia Research Centre, LSE
and
The Federation of Ambedkarite and Buddhist Organisations UK (FABOUK)

Dalit Discrimination in Contemporary India and in the UK

Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar (1891-1956)
123rd Birth Anniversary Commemoration 

8 May 2014. 10-12pm
Seligman Library, Department of Anthropology, 6th Floor, Old Building, LSE

10.00-10.05
Introduction to the Life and Work of Dr Ambedkar.
Arun Kumar.
General Secretary, The Federation of Ambedkarite and Buddhist Organisation, UK.

10.05 – 10.25
Dalits Tamils and Categorical Relations in Kerala.
Jayaseelan Raj.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Inequality Poverty Research Programme, Anthropology, LSE.

10.25-10.40 – Discussion

10.40-11.00
Dalit Women in Andhra Pradesh.
Clarinda Still.
Department Lecturer, Modern Indian Studies, Oxford and Inequality and Poverty Research Programme, LSE.

11.00-11.15 – Discussion

11.15-11.35
Caste-Based Discrimination in the UK.
Santosh Dass.
President, The Federation of Ambedkarite and Buddhist Orgainsiation, UK Vice Chairman Anti-Caste Discrimination Alliance.

11.35-12.00 – Discussion

Chair: Alpa Shah.
Associate Professor (Reader), Department of Anthropology, LSE.
Director of Inequality and Poverty Research Programme, LSE.