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Adivasi Education : Forced Assimilation – Article by Malvika Gupta and Felix Padel

Malvika Gupta is a Delhi-born research student in the Department of Education, Delhi University, who has specialised in the issue of tribal education. Felix Padel is a London-born anthropologist, author of several books and many articles on the tribal and environmental situation in India. Recently he has been Visiting Professor at Jawaharlal Nehru University in […]

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Declaration of the World Uranium Symposium 2015

International delegates from five continents sign the Declaration of the World Uranium Symposium Québec, 22 April 2015. On Earth Day, international delegates from five continents signed the Declaration of the World Uranium Symposium, calling on all nations to put an end to the mining and use of uranium, the first link in the nuclear fuel chain for […]

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The Latest in a Long Line of Abuses Against the Rohingya

Latest in a long line of abuses against the Rohingya a piece by Mabrur Ahmed Co-Director & Co-Founder ~ RestlessBeings Over time it’s very easy to become desensitised to reports which relay ‘the number of dead..’ or ‘the number of displaced..’ etc when we face a barrage of humanitarian disasters, war torn communities and the like […]

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‘Adivasi Campaign’ demands rejection of the Land Acquisition Ordinance 2014

  A letter from Gladson Dungdung, Convenor of Adivasi Campaign for Human Rights   On behalf of the “Adivasi Campaign for Human Rights”, I have the pleasure to share its first brief report, “Adivasi Campaign demands rejection of the Land Acquisition Ordinance, 2014” which is available to view at: The ‘Adivasi Campaign for Human Rights’ (Adivasi Campaign) has […]

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Dr Ursula King’s lecture from the Gandhi Foundation Multifaith Celebration

The Gandhi Foundation Multifaith Celebration was held on Saturday 31st January 2015 at the London Interfaith Centre. We were delighted to have Dr Ursula King from the University of Bristol giving our main lecture entitled ‘Caring for the Future of People and Planet – Religions, Ecology and Spirituality’. Dr Ursula King is Professor Emerita of Theology and Religious Studies at the University […]

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Understanding the Ambedkar – Gandhi Debate By Rajmohan Gandhi

In 1936, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar was invited to deliver a lecture in Lahore – then very much part of India – by a Hindu group opposed to untouchability. When the group saw an advance text of the lecture, which was entitled Annihilation of Caste, they cancelled the invitation because towards the lecture’s end, the author […]

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2014 UCL Lancet Lecture by Arundhati Roy – The Half-Life of Caste: The ill-health of a nation

The 2014 UCL Lancet Lecture was given by Arundhati Roy – The Half-Life of Caste: The ill-health of a nation. The UCL video of the lecture can be viewed here: Arundhati Roy, acclaimed novelist and political activist, won the 1997 Booker Prize for Fiction with her novel The God of Small Things. She has […]

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