Wikipediathon: Rewriting Dalit History

Saturday, October 20, 2018  11:00am Butler Library, [email protected]

Registration

Free and open to the public

No registration necessary

First come, first seated

Notes

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. PLEASE NOTE THAT ID WILL BE REQUIRED

B. R. Ambedkar is one of Columbia University’s most illustrious alumni, and a political thinker and constitutional lawyer whose thought and activism has shaped the world’s largest democracy. 

In 2018, the Inaugural Ambedkar Lectures have been planned as a series of two public events to recognize Ambedkar’s continuing relevance for social justice activism and democratic thought in global frame

Wikipediathon: Rewriting Dalit History:

Hosted by Thenmozhi Soundarajan (Equality Labs) with the support of Josue David Chavez (ICLS), and co-sponsored by XP Methods

This edit-athon will explore a Wikipedia called “Bahujan Pedia” that will allow users to enter content about Dalit contribution to history around the world including about the experience of caste in the diaspora gathered from a recently concluded caste survey.

 

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