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[VIRTUAL] Aakar Patel | The Attack on Civil Society in India

  9 - 10:30 a.m.
   On Zoom (Off Campus)

Aakar Patel
Abhishek Kaicker

The Center on Contemporary India invites you to a talk by Aakar Patel, journalist, author, and Chair of Amnesty International India.

PLEASE NOTE: This event has been changed into a Zoom event

DATE: Tuesday, April 19, 2022
TIME: 9am Berkeley | 9:30pm India | Calculate Your Local Time
REGISTER: Zoom Registration


Speaker Bio:
Aakar Patel is a syndicated columnist who has edited English and Gujarati newspapers. His works include 'Why I Write', a translation of Saadat Hasan Manto’s Urdu non-fiction (Tranquebar, 2014), 'Our Hindu Rashtra: What It Is. How We Got Here', a study of majoritarianism in India and Pakistan (Westland, 2020) and 'Price of the Modi Years', a history of India after 2014 (Westland, 2021). He is Chair of Amnesty International India.

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The event is FREE and OPEN to the public.