Mumbai terror attacks focus of campus forum Tuesday

Students and faculty will hold a forum on the Mumbai terror attacks in an effort to better understand political and historic forces that may have been involved, and the future challenges these horrific events pose to the governments and ethnic groups of the region.

More than 170 people were killed in the Nov. 26-29 attacks in Mumbai, India’s commercial capital.

The forum will be in the Atrium of the Shapiro Campus Center beginning at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 9. Participants will include:

  • Ulka Anjaria, assistant professor of English and American literature and South Asian Studies Program faculty member
  • Sarah Lamb, associate professor of anthropology and co-chair of the South Asian Studies Program
  • Naman Pugalia ‘09
  • Mrinalini Tankha, doctoral candidate in anthropology

The program will be introduced and moderated by Harleen Singh, the Helaine and Alvin Allen Assistant Professor of Literature and co-chair of the South Asian Studies Program.

The forum is co-sponsored by the Student Union, the South Asian Studies Program, the South Asian Students Association and the Office of Global Affairs.

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