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BASS Alumni Event: Ghadar Day Celebration 2014

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Photo Essay - By: - 2015-04-17 01:22 - 0 comments

Memory as Guide: Iam.lk and personal narratives of Sri Lanka

Ahalya Satkunaratnam reflects on how the stories of elders in the website,  Iam.lk assist in complicating identity in Sri Lanka and how this site provides a discussion of national history and personal belonging that circumvents hostility that often ...

Story - By: - 2014-09-21 15:36 - 0 comments

Why We’re Not Losing: Decoding Indian Sexuality Politics in an Election Year

  Svati Shah provides a historical sketch of the recent 377 judgement, and frames 377 against the broader backdrop of both the vital LGBTQI movements protesting this law and Narendra Modi's ongoing campaign to be India's next prime ...

Story - By: - 2014-03-25 17:42 - 0 comments

Policing Sex

This issue on Policing Sex explores the wider context of the criminalization of homosexuality in India, as well as visions put forth to challenge heterosexism, the police state, and misogyny.  ...

Story - By: - 2014-03-23 14:14 - 0 comments

Inquilab Zindabad

Choreographer Joti Singh reflects on her own familial connections to Ghadar history,  staged recently in her production "Red, Saffron, and Green." ...

Story - By: - 2013-10-20 23:58 - 0 comments

Rebellion and the Ghadar Centennial

How do we practice and understand revolution? How has the spirit of Ghadar shaped the communities we form in the present, and how have we transformed radical action in the 21st century? ...

Story - By: - 2013-10-20 23:12 - 0 comments

United States of Dissent: Converging Political Imaginaries of the Ghadarites and Black Panthers

Simmy Makhijani explores the personal and political intersections between the Ghadaries and the Black Panthers in the Bay Area. She invites us to ask how we might carve out political space as South Asians in relation to our shared and divergent radical ...

Story - By: - 2013-10-20 22:52 - 0 comments

The Berkeley South Asian Radical History Walking Tour: Building Our Movement, One Story At A Time

Anirvan Chatterjee takes us on a tour of Berkeley’s radical South Asian American history, and argues that historical memory is one of the key inspirations for contemporary political movements ...

Story - By: - 2013-10-20 22:25 - 0 comments

Book Review: The State of Islam: Culture And Cold War Politics In Pakistan by Saadia Toor

Hamzah Saif reviews Saadia Toor's The State of Islam , "a forceful corrective to the dialogue on Pakistan." ...

Story - By: - 2013-05-28 23:12 - 0 comments

History of Communalism in India

History and context of how communalism grew in India (part of SAJ-LA's Gujarat Genocide event) ...

Podcast - By: - 2012-05-29 22:54 - 0 comments

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