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IAMC Charlotte Public Meeting

by iamcadmin on September 1, 2011

When: Sunday, Sept 18, 2011
Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: UNCC.  Student Activity Center. SLOAN E. 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223
Topic : Lives Interrupted!
Impact of law enforcements bias on Muslim youth


Keynote Speaker: Manisha Sethi
Assistant Professor, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
Associate Editor, Biblio: A Review of Books
President, Jamia Teachers’ Solidarity Association

Manisha Sethi is Assistant Professor at the Centre for the Study of Comparative Religions and Civilizations, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. Her research interests are in the area of gender and religion, communalism, and law and terrorism. She has published extensively on these themes in academic as well as popular publications. She is currently Associate Editor, Biblio: A Review of Books, India’s premier book review journal, with which she has been associated for over a decade.

Sethi is the President of Jamia Teachers’ Solidarity Association, a civil rights group of teachers which was formed in the aftermath of the Batla House ‘encounter’. JTSA has been closely involved in a campaign against extra judicial killings and communal witchhunt by investigating agencies. JTSA conducts investigations, produces fact finding reports and provides legal aid.

Manisha Sethi will discuss the blatant subversion of due processes in the course of investigations and the impact such bias has on the lives of young people so targeted.

For more information please contact : charlotte@iamc.com

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