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Anneeth Kaur Hundle, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, UC Irvine
Saiba Varma, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, UC San Diego
Jakara Movement, UCI Chapter
As the farmers and workers’ protest in India--some of the biggest mobilizations in global history--enter their fourth month, what conversations are necessary for us in the diaspora to have? What questions and concerns have the protests and their lack of redressal by the Indian government revealed about the state of democratic politics and people power in India? Where can we find inspiration and hope in the ongoing actions and solidarities of workers and farmers, as well as other marginalized groups?
The Dhan Kaur Sahota Presidential Chair of Sikh Studies, Sikh Students Association & Jakara Movement UCI Chapter, Anthropology Department Colloquium Series and the Interrogating South Asia/Diasporas Research Cluster in the Department of Anthropology, University of California, Irvine, South Asia Initiative, UC San Diego, Project Rishi, UC San Diego