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November 2019

Life in a Blackout: Survival and Resistance in Kashmir

November 13, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

On August 5, 2019, the Indian government revoked the Kashmir’s semi-autonomous status and imposed a total communication blackout. Dr. Saiba Varma (UCSD), an anthropologist, was there and documented local life and resistance amidst these escalations. Please plan to attend an evening of conversation with Dr. Varma and Dr. Esa Syeed (CSULB) offering their insights into the situation in Kashmir. The presentation will focus on the Kashmiri struggle and how it intersects with other movements for human rights, freedom, and justice…

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