LeftWord is going to be in Bangalore with a series of talks. Share widely. Let your friends know. Come meet us!
Sunday 28 May
10 am Mount Carmel College
~ Non-Fiction Writing Workshop with Vijay Prashad. [Registrations closed.]
7 pm Atta Galata
134, KHB Colony, 5th Block, Koramangala
~ In the Ruins of the Present: Capitalism and the Detritus of Trump a talk by Vijay Prashad
Monday 29 May
3.30 pm Institute for Social and Economic Change Chandra Layout, Nagarbhavi
~ Theatre and Freedom: Cultural Resistance in Palestine
an illustrated talk by Sudhanva Deshpande
~ From Palestine to Afghan
Each year, Sudhanva Deshpande, Suvendu Mallick and I go on our LeftWord Tour. Last year we went to Mumbai, where we visited IIT, TIIS and St. Xavier's College. We also organised a walk through Girangaon, led by the veteran trade unionist Datta Iswalkar.
One of the evenings, we held a panel discussion to release our volume - Communist Histories, vol. 1 - with contributions from Comrade Ashok Dhawale and Comrade L. B. Dhangar. It was a remarkable experience to have Comrade Dhangar give his first-hand account of the Warli Uprising of 1945-47 and its aftermath. In Archana Prasad's essay for th