Dalit History Month Berlin
Dalit History Month is a participatory radical history project dedicated to sharing the contributions and resistance of Dalits everywhere.
Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 5pm @KUNSTHALLE
Film Screening: India Untouched – Stories of a People Apart
Director Stalin K. spent four years traveling the length and breadth of the country to expose the continued oppression of „Dalits“, the „broken people“ who suffer under a 4000-year-old religious system. Spanning eight states and four religions, this film will make it impossible for anyone to deny that Untouchability continues to be practiced in India.
Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 6pm @KUNSTHALLE
Lecture: Dr. Gajendran Ayyathurai - Towards Critical Caste Studies
Dr. Gajendran Ayyathurai will examine the state of the art of caste-based studies on India, and analyse the possibilities offered by the emerging interdisciplinary subfield: the critical caste studies.
Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 7pm @KUNSTHALLE
Performance: Rasika Ajotikar - Revolutionary Cultural Performance Tradition
Video presentation and a musical performance of songs from a long-standing anti-caste movement and 'revolutionary cultural performance tradition' as a mean to create awareness against ills of the caste-ridden society by Rasika Ajotikar who is an ethnomusicologist, singer and doctoral researcher at the SOAS, University of London.