Centre for Peace and Justice, Brac University invites you to an exclusive lecture on Marginalised and Impoverished in Assam to be held on Thursday 22 April 2021, 02:30 pm (Bangladesh time) on the Zoom platform and Facebook live (flyer has been attached).
Joining us will be special guest Ravi Hemadri and Angshuman Choudhury from Right to Nationality and Citizenship Network (India). They will discuss a recent study that documents the hardships and exclusions faced by released detainees, declared foreigners, doubtful voters, and others at risk of statelessness in Assam, India.
Manzoor Hasan, Executive Director of CPJ, will moderate the session.
Date: Thursday, 22nd April 2021
Time: 02:30 PM – 03:30 PM (Bangladesh time), 6+ hours ahead of GMT
Join over Facebook live: link https://www.facebook.com/cpj.bracu
Join over Zoom to make comments: https://zoom.us/j/96155194101?pwd=VTVvV2pjdjZDZHdScW82RWlLUmxYQT09
Meeting ID: 961 5519 4101
SHORT BIO OF THE SPEAKERS
Ravi Hemadri has been working with civil society organisations since the 1990s with a focus on the rights of displaced people, refugees, minority, and migrant communities. His work involves building capacities of the communities to access rights and services related to health, education, and legal aid to access justice and build peace through these initiatives. He is currently the Director of Development and Justice Initiative (DAJI) that works with refugees, migrant workers, and people at risk of statelessness in Assam.
Angshuman Choudhury is a Senior Researcher at the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, New Delhi, and a former Visiting Fellow to the German Institute for International and Security Affairs, Berlin. He works on issues of armed conflict, peace processes, forced displacement, and citizenship. Angshuman is also the founding editor of Eleventh Column, an online magazine on politics, foreign policy, society, and culture.