Lecture by Dr. Arivalagan: Challenges faced by the Kaani tribes of Tamilnadu, South India

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.
Publications:
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&notif_id=1474426899861902

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