Dalit/Anti-Caste Cinema Poster
Popular Media and the Aesthetics of Dissent | Contemporary Dalit and Anti-Caste Cinema
7:30-10 p.m. April 5, 2024 | Wasserman Cinematheque
9:30 a.m. - 5:45 p.m. April 6, 2024 | Wasserman Cinematheque
We invite you to a lecture by Jayaseelan Raj titled,
Egalitarian Paradox: Dalits and the State in South India

Jayaseelan Raj

2:20 - 5:10 p.m. April 5th, 2024 | Schwartz Hall 103

Jayaseelan Raj is Associate Professor of Anthropology and Development at King's College London, and a Fellow in the GRNPP at SOAS, University of London. He is the author of Plantation Crisis: Ruptures of Dalit Life in the Indian Tea Belt (UCL Press, 2022), and co-author of Ground Down by Growth: Tribe, Caste, Class and Inequality in Twenty-First Century India (Pluto Press, 2017). Recently, he was awarded New India Foundation fellowship to write a book on Dalits and State in India. His research and writings have focused on plantation system and labour, caste, class, gender and ethnicity, agrarian capitalism and migration, and state and Dalit question in India. Read more.