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Dalit Camera : Through Un-Touchable Eyes

Dr. Sylvia Karpagam on Public Health and Regulation in Karnataka

If all your investments are going into tertiary care and transplants and you are not talking about how to prevent kidney disease then your pyramid gets inverted. So most of your interventions are at the top, which is at the tertiary level, so health care become very complicated, complex driven by the tertiary care model which is not sustainable. And certainly it will not help in terms of health as a larger social good.
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Khurram Parvez: Nobody can stop the wars of Independence

Call for papers – The Scourge of Scavenging: Revisiting the Question of Sanitation/Scavenging/Scavengers

The Indian Institute of Advanced Studies will organize a three-day national conference to revisit the question of sanitation, scavengers, government policies, linguistic and migrant identities, place of toilet in house constructions and in town planning and to debate the position of the manual scavengers and the association of the profession with the wider caste system.
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Call for Papers – Dalit Studies: Human Dignity, Equality and Democracy

Prof. Anupama Rao: Babasaheb Ambedkar, Thanthai Periyar, Mahatma Jyotibha Phule were Radical Feminists

Marriage and sexuality, marriage and sexual control become a very important fulcrum for thinking about caste annihilation. That you cannot annihilate caste, this again i think is so very profound in anti-caste thought, that these are thinkers that think the intimacy of caste relationships. Because caste is about intimacy and it is about the withholding of intimacy and sociality from those with whom you could be intimate.
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Khurram Parvez: Nobody can stop the wars of Independence

Prof. Anupama Rao on Babasaheb Dr. B. R. Ambedkar’s conversion to Buddhism

I think he sees Buddhist conversion not as religious conversion from one religion to another as we tent to see it. But, that it is a religious conversion that as per him poses the greatest challenge to the Hindu order. That is why I call it a more of a secular criticism, because it is then challenging Hinduism as an order of power.
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Khurram Parvez: Nobody can stop the wars of Independence

Murugesan speaks on caste and labour in Munnar plantations

From the very beginning that I began working here, myself and many like me were identified only as Chakkiliyars and were made to undertake this particular work (manual scavenging). Many had fallen sick and many died. Some are still working. The supervisor here considers only Chakkiliayars for this work. The management is also of the same thought.
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Prof. Gopal Guru: Introducing How to Read ‘Annihilation of Caste’ as a Text