October 2016

Home-rule and the Critique of Modern Society

On Thursday 20 October, 17-19 SASA continued its Fika Without Borders series with a lecture by Erik Ringmar, Senior lecturer in Department of Political Science at Lund University. He held a lecture entitled: “Home-rule and the Critique of Modern Society”.  In his Hind Swaraj, Mohandas Gandhi was sharply critical of modern society as foisted upon India by the British. Yet this critique of modern … Continue reading

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Fika Without Borders: Nepal

On Thursday 29 September, 17-19 SASA continued its Fika Without Borders series with a lecture by Lalita Bashyal, PhD Scholar in Centre for the Study of Social System at JNU. She held a lecture entitled: “The Status of Women and Female Community Health Volunteers in Nepal”. The status of women in Nepal is considered subordinate to men. Patriarchal values and customs … Continue reading

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