SOAS University of London

Brunei Gallery, SOAS University of London

Burning Ground: Mining, Adivasis and India's Civil War

Arundhati Roy

Date: 5 June 2011Time: 3:00 PM

Finishes: 5 June 2011Time: 5:00 PM

Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre

Type of Event: Forum

A public forum with Arundhati Roy, whose new book Broken Republic examines the nature of progress and development in an emerging global superpower, in discussion with Felix Padel & Samarendra Das, authors of Out of This Earth (2010), which reveals the hidden finance and arms trade behind the aluminium industry connecting London to war-torn central India.

Moderator: Vinita Damodaran Senior Lecturer in South Asian History, University of Sussex

This forum is in conjunction with ‘A Disappearing World: Ancient Traditions Under Threat in Tribal India’ an exhibition open until 25 June, 2011, at the Brunei Gallery.

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Disappearing World Forum

Public forum featuring Arundhati Roy, held at Brunei Gallery, SOAS, on 5 June 2011 in connection with the 'Disappearing World' exhibition on mining and displacement in tribal India.

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