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Echoes of Ghadar: Convergence in New York City

South Asia Solidarity Initiative

Friday, October 25, 2013 at 5:30 PM - Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 7:00 PM (PDT)

Echoes of Ghadar: Convergence in New York City

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Type Remaining End Quantity
DAY 1: Echoes of Ghadar Opening Plenary - (10/25) Sold Out Ended Free  
DAY 2: Echoes of Ghadar - (10/26) 45 Tickets Ended Free  
DAY 3: Echoes of Ghadar - (10/27) 30 Tickets Ended Free  

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Convergence of activists, organizers, artists from Bangladesh, India, Kashmir, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka in transnational conversations from activists from NYC and U.S.

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FULL PROGRAM AVAILABLE AT: http://ghadar2013.wordpress.com/program-schedule/

October 25, 6pm- 8.30pm- Opening Plenary-

  • Transnational Solidarity: The Legacy of the Ghadar Party 

October 26, 10am- 7pm- Three panels

  • Labor and Livelihoods
  • Land and Resources, From the Ground Up
  • Reclaiming Democratic Rights, Resisting Repression

October 27, 11am- 7pm - Round Table, Film Session & a Closing Plenary 

  • Roundtable Discussion: From Christopher Street Pier to Jantar Mantar, From Zuccotti to Shahbag: Movement Building and Transnational Solidarity
  • Excerpts from film ‘Touchable: The Journey From Untouchable to Dalit’
  • Kethesh Loganthan-K.Balagopal Memorial Plenary: Visions for transformative politics

Join the conversation with dreamers re-­‐imagining a different world…

* Aladdin, (U.S.-based)
* Kalpona Akter, Bangladesh Center for Worker Solidarity (Bangladesh)
* Alia Amirali, National Student Federation (Pakistan)
* Vivek Bald (U.S.)
* Omar Freilla, Green Worker Cooperatives (U.S.)
* Pooja Gehi, Sylvia Rivera Law Project (U.S.)
* Ayesha Gill, granddaughter of Ghadar Party founding members (U.S.)
* Mohomad Junaid (Kashmir)

* Andrew Kadi, US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation (U.S.)
* Herman Kumara, National Fisheries Solidarity Movement (Sri Lanka)
* Siddharth Narrain, Alternative Law Forum (India)
* Bharat Patankar, Shramik Mukti Dal (India)
* Michael Premo, Housing is a Human Right (U.S.)
* Hashim bin Rashid, Awami Workers Party (Pakistan)
* Junaid Rana (U.S.)
* Maia Ramnath (U.S.)
* Kavita Srivastava, People's Union of Civil Liberties (India)
* Rafael Samanez, Vamos Unidos (U.S.)

*
Mahendran Thiruvarangan (Sri Lanka)

* New York Taxi Workers Alliance (U.S.)
and more…

Reclaiming democratic rights, Gender/Racial justice, Caste annihilation, the right to water, land, resources & livelihoods & more..

More on Speakers: http://ghadar2013.wordpress.com/about-speakers-from-south-asia/
Questions: contact@southasiainitiative.org

Have questions about Echoes of Ghadar: Convergence in New York City? Contact South Asia Solidarity Initiative

When & Where


Pace University

New York, NY 10038

Friday, October 25, 2013 at 5:30 PM - Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 7:00 PM (PDT)


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South Asia Solidarity Initiative

South Asia Solidarity Initiative(SASI) was started by activists, academics, students and artists with the aim of creating awareness, promoting education and solidarity work with social movementsin South Asia and the US. SASI believes in the shared history and common struggles of South Asia and break from the confines of nation-states to carry forward an alternative vision for South Asia and its peoples. SASI is opposed to state repression, majoritarian politics, reactionary non-state forces, dispossession of communities and oppression of people along the lines of caste, gender, class, region, race, ethnicity, sexuality and religion.

For more information, please visit our website at: http://test.southasiainitiative.org/

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