Ghadar Movement Conference | York University

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Ghadar Movement Conference | York University

On the centenary of the Ghadar Movement, a conference is being called at York University in Toronto to honour and remember its history, and its contemporary relevance to the revolutionary struggle of people of the Indian subcontinent.

The conference is being organized in collaboration with the Ghadar Centenary Committee Toronto. It is sponsored by the Faculty of Graduate Studies, South Asian Studies programme, Department of Political Science, York Centre for Asian Research and CUPE 3903, all at York University.

Keynote Speakers:

Maia Ramnath is a visiting scholar at New York University and is author of Haj to Utopia (2011) and Decolonizing Anarchism(2012)

Friday, 12 April 2013 | 6pm to 8pm | Founders Assembly Hall | Founders College | York UniversityHarsha Walia is a grassroots activist, Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre, Vancouver Unceded Coast Salish Territories and author of Undoing Border Imperialism (2013)

Saturday, 13 April 2013 | 4 to 5pm | Harry Crowe Room (Room 109, Atkinson Building) | York University

Film Screening: 

Rex vs. Singh, a film by Ali Kazimi, John Greyson, Richard Fung
Friday, 12 April 2013 | 4pm to 5pm | Harry Crowe Room (Room 109, Atkinson Building) | York University

Theatrical Performance:
Santaap by Ghadar Centenary Committee Toronto
(Written by: Gursharn Singh and Directed by: Hira Randhawa)

The conference programme is available here: Programme

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