SARC: Political Resistance in South Asia Symposium, Day 1

Date & Time February 10, 2022 12:00pm - 1:00pm
South Asian Regional Committee

The Tufts South Asian Regional Committee is excited to announce its 2022 Symposium taking place on February 10 and 11. The theme of this event is Political Resistance in South Asia. The students aim to explore various ways that resistance is actively taking place in the subcontinent, analyzing both violent and nonviolent political action across class, caste, and gender, through four panels. Get an in-depth look into politics of resistance in Bangladesh and the role of Muslim women, class-based resistance in labor, art as a form of nonviolent dissent, and anti-coup protests in Myanmar. The symposium aims to provide an overview of the vast diversity of resistance movements in South Asia, the individuals involved in these struggles, and the mediums being used to convey the message. Follow @tuftssarc on Instagram to see more information about this event!

Panel 1: Islamic Feminism and Women’s Resistance Movements in South Asia