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.