Kashmir: Photography as Witness-SAC

When: Wednesday, November 20, 2019 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Where: Peter Graham Scholarly Commons 114 Bird Library

Description:

Mr. Kak will discuss his edited book titled, Witness – Kashmir 1986-2016, 9 Photographers (Yaarbal Books, 2017), which curates the work of Kashmiri photographers in order to construct a visual history of Kashmir’s prolonged struggle against India’s military occupation, and people’s resolve to live with dignity amidst insufferable violence.


Following his talk there will be a round table discussion on Kashmir featuring Mona Bhan (Anthropology), Akhil Kang (Cornell, Anthropology), Prema Kurian (Sociology), Chandra Mohanty (Women’s and Gender Studies),Taveeshi Singh (Social Sciences), and Nimisha Thakur (Anthropology).

Light refreshments will be served.


Co-sponsored by: Department of Anthropology Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration


For more information or to request accessibility arrangements, please contact Emera Bridger Wilson, elbridge@syr.edu.


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