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Kalaiyarasan A. — Reading 'Annihilation of Caste' by Ambedkar Jayanti

Annihilation of Caste

Friday, April 14, 2023

11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

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Join us on April 14th, Ambedkar Jayanti, to celebrate the legacy of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar. We invite you to a Zoom webinar featuring Kalaiyarasan A., who will be reading excerpts from Babasaheb's seminal work, "Annihilation of Caste".

Introduction by Aarushi Kalra, PhD student in Economics, on an Economic reading of Annihilation of Caste, followed by a discussion with the public and comments.

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Kalaiyarasan A. is an Assistant Professor at the Madras Institute of Development Studies, Chennai, India. He was previously a Post-doctoral fellow at Watson Institute, Brown University and with National Institute of Labour Economics Research and Development, a research wing of NITI Aayog (Planning Commission), Government of India. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. His academic interest lies in social inequality and political economy of caste/racial inequality.