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AID-Ann Arbor: Jaideep Hardikar's talk on Rural Distress in India

  • Date Sat Sep 15 2018
  • Venue
    Michigan League, Room 4
    University of Michigan
    500 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
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  • Description
    Dear all,

    AID-Ann Arbor is excited to invite you to Jaideep Hardikar's talk titled "Cheaper death, costly life" on this Saturday, September 15 from 2-4 pm. In this talk Jaideep will shed light on the agrarian crisis and its associated distress migration in rural India.

    Jaideep is an award-winning journalist and recipient of the prestigious Prem Bhatia award for environmental journalism. He is a core member of the People's Archive of Rural India (PARI) and a Fellow of the Mumbai School of Economics and Public Policy. Appointed at The Telegraph as their Central India Assistant Editor, he has reported extensively, in particular on Vidarbha and the crisis of farmers' suicides and agrarian distress. His reports have appeared in several prominent media outlets, including the BBC, New Internationalist Magazine,, and Indian Express Online.

    In his book, 'A Village Awaits Doomsday', Jaideep provides a vivid account of what happens to people who are displaced by development projects in India. He is currently writing a second book on farmers' suicides and cotton growers' struggles in a globalized world.

    Event Details
    Date: Saturday, September 15
    Time: 2-4 pm
    Venue: Michigan League, Room 4

    Please join us and invite your friends and family who might be interested!


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