THE POLITICS OF FEAR AND THE VIOLENCE OF HINDU NATIONALISM
Join Hindus for Human Rights, Indian American Muslim Council, and Bol Worker Owned Bookstore for this special in-person event, featuring two distinguished scholars from the University of Westminster in London who will share their expert perspectives on India’s human rights situation and the future of Indian democracy:
Professor Dibyesh Anand is the Head of the School of Social Sciences at the University of Westminster, and will be speaking on “The politics of fear and the violence of Hindu nationalism”. He is an expert on majority-minority relations in China and India, and the author of Hindu Nationalism in India and the Politics of Fear and Geopolitical Exotica: Tibet in Western Imagination.
Dr. Nitasha Kaul is an Associate Professor of Politics and International Relations at the University of Westminster, and will be speaking on “The future of democracy in India”. She is an acclaimed novelist, academic, and poet whose first novel, Residue, was shortlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize in 2009. Her latest novel, Future Tense, was released in 2020. Visit www.nitashakaul.com to find more of her work and scholarship.
Dr. Nitasha Kaul
Professor Dibyesh Anand