Talk by Partho Ray – Peoples’ Movement in India: Lalgarh and Beyond – MIT, July 17

July 6, 2011

Peoples’ Movement in India: Lalgarh and Beyond

Place: MIT 3-133
Date: July 17, 2011
Time: 4 – 6 pm

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Dr. Partho Sarathi Ray (Sanhati (www.sanhati.com) and Indian Institute of Science Education & Research, Kolkata)

About the speaker: Partho Sarathi Ray is an academic-activist located in Kolkata, India. He is a founder member of Sanhati (www.sanhati.com), and has written widely on social and political issues in contemporary India. Some of his recent writings are:

1. A Year of Lalgarh: http://sanhati.com/excerpted/2040/
2. The Political Geography of Special Economic Zones in India: http://sanhati.com/excerpted/2896/

He is a microbiologist by training and teaches at the Indian Institute of Science Education & Research in Kolkata.

Co-Sponsored by:

Alliance for a Secular & Democratic South Asia
Sanhati
The South Asia Forum at MIT