Special Lecture “Thinking around Dissent”

2018 Sep 03, Monday
Seminar Hall, 10th Floor, Pixel A (Azim Premji University)

About the Lecture

This talk will address the issue of dissent ranging from the recent arrests of activists and writers to the  debate on ‘me too ‘ movement and also refer to the brief history of peaceful protests in the last four centuries and their impact on the sociopolitical environment. 


About the Speaker

Sanjeev Khandekar is a reputed Marathi writer and visual artist based in Mumbai. With his solo exhibition of watercolours, Rumour of Truth (2003), Khandekar occasioned the arrival of his pictorial vocabulary. His collections include three volumes of poetry – All I Wanna Do (2005), Mutatis Muntandis (2006), and Two Poems (2006). His two books, ‘1, 2, 3… Happy Galaxy’ and collection of his present poetry ‘Smiles’ was published in 2007.