Lecture: Challenges faced by the Kaani tribes of Tamilnadu, South India
Native people of the Papanasam forests in the ‘Western Ghats’, Tamil Nadu, South India. The post-colonial Forest Department continues to makes their life more miserable in the name of Conservation. The Kaani tribe raises this issue to recover their subjectivity in the environmental historiography.
Dr. Arivalagan Murugeshapandian
Independent Researcher, affiliated to the University of Madras, South India.
2016 (Forthcoming), Beyond Colonialism: Towards a New environmental History of India.
2012, “Self” rather than the ‘Other’: Towards a Subjective Ethnography of Kani Community.
Date: Wednesday, October 5
Time: 4 PM – 6 PM
Venue: University of Toronto
170 George St, Toronto, ON M5A, Canada
Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1824527247778729/?notif_t=plan_edited¬if_id=1474426899861902