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Social Movements and Resistance in India

When: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: MIT 4-237 • 77 Mass Ave • Cambridge

 Association for India's Development (MIT and Boston chapters) presents

A Talk

Social Movements and Resistance in India

by Madhuresh Kumar

National Organizer for National Alliance For People's Movements (NAPM) ? India
(An alliance of 250+ people's organizations across India)

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India: An Urban Battleground

When: Friday, July 26, 2013, 3:30 pm
Where: MIT Campus • 77 Mass. Ave. • Building 4 Room 237 • Cambridge

a talk by Dr. Parthosarathy Ray

Over the last decade or so, the focus of most activists and organizations in India has been mostly on the countryside, where large scale displacement and land grab has been going on in the interests of national and multinational capital. However, in the meantime, the urban conflict over land, over the right to the city, and over proper working and living conditions has also become more and more intense.

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US/China summit: analysis and discussion

When: Thursday, June 13, 2013, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Where: Center for Marxist Eduction • 550 Mass. Ave. • Central Square • Cambridge

 China's President Xi Jinping and US President Obama hold summit meeting in California: review and analysis

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Kultar's Mime

When: Friday, June 28, 2013, 4:00 pm
Where: Hopkington High School • Hopkington

 Two Path Productions presents Kultar's Mime

The untold story of young Sikh children from the poorest neighborhoods of Delhi, who were targets in the 1984 Anti-Sikh pogrom, following the assassination of Indira Gandhi.;


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Save Jeju Island

When: Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Boston College • Fulton 511 • Chestnut Hill

Sukjong Hong, Korea Policy Institute Fellow and Independent Artist/ Activist

Noam Chomsky, MIT Institute Professor and Professor Linguistics (Emeritus)

Young-Hee Jeong, Chairwoman of the Woman Villagers' Committee to Stop Naval Base Project

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Bangladesh Garments Workers Speak

When: Friday, April 19, 2013, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Where: Boston University CAS Room B36 • 725 Commonwealth Ave. • BU Central T - Green Line "B"

The November 2012 fire in a garments factory in Bangladesh killed 112 workers.

Talk and discussion by

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Bitter Seeds--a documentary on GM seeds and farmers' suicides in India

When: Thursday, April 18, 2013, 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Where: MIT Room 4-163 • 77 Mass. Ave. • Cambridge

The Alliance for a Secular and Democratic South Asia and Association for India's Development (MIT-Boston chapters) present

Bitter Seeds--a documentary on GM seeds and farmers' suicides in India

Followed by Q&A with director Micha Peled

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Statement in Response to U.S. Simulated Nuclear Attacks

A Constructive Challenge to the Political Class in India

When: Sunday, April 7, 2013, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Where: 3-270 MIT • 77 Mass Ave • Cambridge
India Against Corruption (IAC) and The Boston South Asia Center present
A Talk titled
A Constructive Challenge to the Political Class
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On the Third DPRK Nuclear Explosive Test

U.S. Working Group for Peace & Demilitarization in Asia and the Pacific

Joseph GersonStatement in Response to Third DPRK Nuclear Explosive Test

1. We come from diverse backgrounds and hold a range of analyses (or perspectives) approaching the North Korean nuclear weapons test and the further militarization of Asia and the Pacific.

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Suren MoodliarFormer Mass. Global Action board member and Boston resident, Kaveri Rajaraman, was arrested in Bangalore, India, on Saturday Jan. 19, while trying to protest the bulldozing of a low-income community. Along her 20 other activists and residents of the community, including toddlers, were put in custody. They were all released on bail on Sun Jan 20.

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Book Discussion: "Twelve Days in Viet Nam: The Life and Death of Nicholas Conaxis"

When: Wednesday, February 6, 2013, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: Watertown Free Public Library • 123 Main St • Watertown

Book Discussion with Alex Liazos, Author and Activist

BOOK SUMMARY: Nicholas Conaxis was twenty when he was killed in Vietnam on May 5, 1968. He had led a difficult life. Deprived of parents at the age of one, he lived in foster homes for the next thirteen years, and for four more years he lived in a group home for teenage boys. He was funny, sensitive, friendly, and mischievous, all while he endured anxiety and insecurity for his entire life.

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A report from China

When: Saturday, January 19, 2013, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Where: Center for Marxist Education • 550 Mass. Ave., 2nd Floor • Central Sq T • Cambridge

The future of humanity will be written in China. There is reason for cautious optimism, but things can still go either way.

Come hear CME'S Wadi'h Halabi report on a recent 3-week visit to China, which included participation in a symposium in Beijing on "The Crisis of Capitalism and the Future of World Socialism". He also discussed labor union tasks, and expanding education in Marxism, domestically and internationally, and making it more effective.

Wadi'h is a Marxist economist from Palestine.

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Vigil to protest Delhi Rape and Violence against Women

When: Tuesday, January 1, 2013, 12:00 pm
Where: Harvard Square Pit • Cambridge
Vigil to protest Delhi Rape and Violence against Women


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Caste, Class and Sexual Violence in India

When: Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: 4-237 MIT • 77 Vassar Street • Cambridge

 Boston South Asia Center presents 


The First Dr. Omar Khalidi Memorial Human Rights Series:



Panel discussion on the Rapes of Dalit women in Haryana

Caste, Class and Sexual Violence in India

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