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Reflections on the Contemporary Political Situation in India

This symposium aims to critically explore the contemporary political situation in India, in terms of political, economic and social rights of the citizens.
The Global Rise of the Far-Right and India
Shyam Ranganathan (Philosophy)
Entering Sabarimala Ayappa Temple: Devotion, Desacralization and Women’s Demand for Constitutional Rights
Shobna Nijhawan (Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics)
Spaces of Inclusion and Exclusion in Contemporary India
Deepak Mishra (School of Social Sciences, JNU)
Queer Rights in Contemporary India: Juxtaposing 377 and the Transgender Rights Bill
Shraddha Chatterjee, Gender, Feminist and Women’s Studies
Discussant: Harshita Yalamarty (Gender, Feminist and Women’s Studies)
Chair: Hira Singh (Sociology)
Refreshments will be served. Please send any dietary restrictions to


Mar 05 2019


11:30 am - 1:30 pm


Room 280A, Second Floor, York Lanes @ Keele Campus, York University
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