DIALOGUE WITH UKRAINE
Now it’s almost one year since the beginning of full-scale Russian military aggression against Ukraine. In order to understand the roots of this war the Embassy of Ukraine in the Republic of India (concurrently in Bangladesh, Maldives, Nepal and Sri lanka) in partnership with Nepal Institute for International Cooperation and Engagement (NIICE); Sri Lanka Rainbow Institute of Communication and Sri Lanka Centre for Policy Alternatives is arranging Round Table discussion “DIALOGUE WITH UKRAINE”. Our aim is to start in-depth reflections on the matter with the countries of Global South.
“You have to know the past to understand the present” – Carl Edward Sagan.
Speakers and topics:
1. Dr. MRIDULA GHOSH: Senior Lecturer, Dept. of International Relations, National University of "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy"; Board Chair, East European Development Institute.
Topic: “Postcoloniality of Ukraine and understanding politics of memory in its history, focusing on language and Holodomor” – the manmade Great Famine in Ukraine of 1932-1933”.
2. Dr. ANASTASIA PILIAVSKY: Social anthropologist; Senior Lecturer in Anthropology and Politics at the India Institute at King's College London.
Topic: “Ukraine’s and India’s famines and the fall of the empires”.
3. Dr. ROHINI HENSMAN: Writer, independent scholar and activist working on workers' rights, feminism, minority rights and globalization.
Topic: “Why has a large section of anti-imperialists not shown solidarity with Ukrainians?” (along the lines of Her book “Indefensible: Democracy, Counterrevolution, and the Rhetoric of Anti-Imperialism”, 2018).
4. Partner Institutions input to the discussion.
Mr. RUDRONEEL GHOSH, journalist, Assistant Editor of “The Times of India” Newspaper.
Date & Time: January 25, 2023, from 2 pm to 5 pm (IST)
Venue: India International Centre, Seminar Hall No. 2
Format: offline (registered guests only) and online via ZOOM (registered guests only);
15 minutes for each speaker presentation; Q&A session; partner institutions contribution; discussion.
RSVP only (limited number of places). To participate please register using the following link: https://zpr.io/iJWfawyjr2Cn
Registration will be open till 6 pm (IST), January 23, 2023.