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"Development and Dispossession: The Indian Case"
March 12th, 2PM, MIT 2-105
Prof. Amit Bhaduri


Amit Bhaduri is an economist and a consistent critic of mainstream neoclassical economic theory.  He exposes its logically flawed foundations -  including ‘corporate-led growth strategies’ and ‘developmental terrorism’,  ideas that have emerged in India and other developing countries in the wake of globalization.

March 13th, 2PM, MIT 2-105
Film:  Muzaffarnagar Baaqi Hai, by Nakul Singh Sawhney
followed by Q & A with the director


In his film "Muzaffarnagar Baaqi Hai", documentarian Nakul Singh Sawhney examines the 2013 communal riots in Shamli and Muzaffarnagar districts of western Uttar Pradesh, India, in which antagonism between local Hindu Jats and Muslims were fomented by BJP to gain political foothold in the area before the 2014 Parliamentary elections.  The director of the film himself will be present for Q and A after the show.