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【RINDAS】 2016 RINDAS International Conference “Understanding Social Exclusion: Dalit Issues in South Asia”

February 3 @ 9:45 AM - 6:30 PM

【Date and Time】 Friday, 3rd February, 2017, 9:45-18:30

【Venue】 Room B207, Wagenkan, Fukakusa Campus, Ryukoku University

(Venue: Building No.1)



1. Prof. Kalinga Tudor Silva (Professor Emeritus, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka)
 “Subaltern Caste Groups as Collateral Victims of War: Why Panchamars Remain Long-term IDPs in Jaffna, Sri Lanka”

2. Dr. Yasuko Fujikura (Visiting Research Fellow, National Museum of Ethnology)
“Citizenship Certificate: Transformation of Marginality in Nepal”

3. Dr. Kanako Nakagawa (Research Fellow, NIHU Area Study project for South Asia/ National Museum of Ethnology)
“The Social Mobility Mediated by Meat Market: Struggles of Caste Ordained Butchers in Nepal”

4. Mr. Ghulam Hussain (PhD Student, Sociology/BGHS Universität Bielefeld, Germany & Anthropology, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan)
“Caste Politics and Anti-Caste Dalit Assertions in Pakistan”

5. Prof. Ronki Ram (ICCR Visiting Professor, Ryukoku University/ Professor, Panjab University, India)
“Castes within Castes: Dilemmas of a Cohesive Dalit Movement in Contemporary East Punjab”

[Discussants at the General Discussion]
Pramod Kumar (Director, Institute for Development and Communication (IDC), Chandigarh, India)
Toshie Awaya (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)


【All are welcome to attend.】
【Contact: Kenta Funahashi(funahashi@ad.ryukoku.ac.jp)】

(Please contact us beforehand, so that we can provide you handouts etc.)


February 3
9:45 AM - 6:30 PM
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Room B207, Wagenkan, Fukakusa Campus, Ryukoku University