THE 15TH ANNUAL SOLANKI LECTURE: “The Difficulty of Being Equal: Ambedkar and His Struggle with India”

THE YADUNANDAN CENTER FOR INDIA STUDIES PRESENTS
THE 15TH ANNUAL SOLANKI LECTURE:

“The Difficulty of Being Equal: Ambedkar and His Struggle with India”

Ananya Vajpeyi

Distinguished Guest Speaker

April 25, 2017

at The Pointe at the Walter Pyramid, CSULB

Reception/Dinner at 6:00 pm
Lecture begins at 7:00 pm

RSVP and Inquiries to: indiastudies@csulb.edu

""""Ananya Vajpeyi is an Associate Professor and Fellow with the Centre for Developing Societies in New Delhi as well as a current Fellow with the Carnegie Council on Ethics in International Affairs. Her book Righteous Republic: The Political Foundations of Modern India was named book of the year in 2012 by the Guardian and the New Republic. It received the 41st Wilson Memorial Prize from Harvard University Press, the Tata First Book Award for Non-Fiction (2013), and the Crossword Award for Non-Fiction (2013). Dr. Vajpeyi writes regularly for The Hindu newspaper and contributes to Foreign Affairs, World Policy Journal, The New York Times, and the Los Angeles Review of Books. She is currently working on a biography of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar (1891-1956).